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Quote Left Still we live meanly, like ants; though the fable tells us that we were long ago changed into men; like pygmies we fight with cranes; it is er... Quote Right
Quote Left Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable. Quote Right
Quote Left It is a myth, not a mandate, a fable not a logic, and symbol rather than a reason by which men are moved. Quote Right
Quote Left Fable is more historical than fact, because fact tells us about one man and fable tells us about a million men. Quote Right
Quote Left The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice. It is the one calling in which at the beginning the only exertion is that of self-indulgence; all the prizes are at the commencement. It is the ever-new embodiment of the old fable of the sale of the soul to the Devil. The tempter offers wealth, comfort, excitement, but in return the victim must sell her soul, nor does the other party forget to exact his due to the uttermost farthing. Quote Right
Quote Left Rapidity does not always mean progress, and hurry is akin to waste. The old fable of the hare and the tortoise is just as good now, and just as true, as when it was first written. Quote Right
Quote Left The salt person and blasted place I furnish with the meat of a fable;... Quote Right
Quote Left The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus by the Supreme Being in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter. Quote Right
Quote Left What is history but a fable agreed upon? History Quote Right
Quote Left There are men here and there to whom the whole of life is like an after-dinner hour with a cigar; easy, pleasant, empty, perhaps enlivened by some fable of strife to be forgotten -- before the end is told -- even if there happens to be any end to it. Quote Right
Quote Left What is history but a fable agreed upon. Quote Right

Member Quotes About Fable

Quote Left My dear boy, don't say another word; the eyes emitted the fable of the lost love that was buried in her chest. :: Shahnaz Islam Quote Right
Quote Left The Way is like an Oasis. One may lend you past The Way. If One does not stop and drink for oneself, it is like One never found The Way. Then it is naught but a Mirage, a fabled Oasis. -LEEL- Quote Right
Quote Left I offer my sincerest profound ineffable consolation to those who feel weighed down by their own inadequacies... Quote Right