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Quote Left Life on a farm is a school of patience; you can't hurry the crops or make an ox in two days. Quote Right
Quote Left The soul is that which denies the body. For example, that which refuses to run when the body trembles, to strike when the body is angry, to drink when the body is thirsty. Quote Right
Quote Left They never saw their family again. Quote Right
Quote Left The longing for a destiny is no nowhere stronger than in our romantic life. All too often forced to share our bed with those who cannot fathom our soul, can we not be forgiven if we believe ourselves fated to stumble one day upon the man or woman of our dreams. Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when you only have one. Quote Right
Quote Left One must be truthful with oneself about one's own motives, especially if one is to survive in the world. It takes rigor, and it takes courage. Quote Right
Quote Left What is ten thousand years? Time is short for one who thinks, endless for one who yearns. Quote Right
Quote Left When I was a young man I vowed never to marry until I found the ideal woman. Well, I found her but, alas, she was waiting for the ideal man. Quote Right
Quote Left What is a thousand years Time is short for one who thinks, endless for one who yearns. Quote Right
Quote Left In the works of Lucretius, we find two reasons why we shouldn Quote Right
Quote Left The more familiar two people become, the more the language they speak together departs from that of the ordinary, dictionary-defined discourse. Familiarity creates a new language, an in-house language of intimacy that carries reference to the story the two lovers are weaving together and that cannot be readily understood by others. Quote Right
Quote Left Liberal capitalism is not at all the Good of humanity. Quite the contrary; it is the vehicle of savage, destructive nihilism. Quote Right
Quote Left He did not mean to depress us, rather to free us from expectations which inspire bitterness. It is consoling, when love has let us down, to hear that happiness was never part of the plan. Quote Right
Quote Left He deserves it. Four years this is his fourth year and he'll finally get his first (NHL) game. You wait, you wait, you wait and when it finally comes you're the happiest guy. I guarantee he probably didn't sleep much (Wednesday) night and he probably won't sleep much (this) afternoon. He'll play on pure adrenaline and he'll do just fine. Quote Right
Quote Left It's not that people will no longer remember the trauma, but the memory will be less painful. Quote Right
Quote Left A Truth is the subjective development of that which is at once both new and universal. New: that which is unforeseen by the order of creation. Universal: that which can interest, rightly, every human individual, according to his pure humanity. Quote Right
Quote Left I wish you all manner of prosperity, with a little more taste. Quote Right
Quote Left Meetings are an addictive, highly self-indulgent activity that corporations and other organizations habitually engage in only because they cannot actually masturbate. Quote Right
Quote Left Do not hold as gold all that shines as gold. Quote Right
Quote Left ...if the beginnings of love and amorous politics are equally rosy, then the ends may be equally bloody. Quote Right