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Time the great destroyer of other men’s happiness, only enlarges the patrimony of literature to its possessor.- Isaac D’Israeli

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‘Tis not the dying for a faith that’s so hard, Master Harry–every man of every nation has done that–’tis the living up to it that is difficult . . . .

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To be vested with enormous authority is a fine thing; but to have the on-looking world consent to it is a finer.

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To lose one parent, Mr. Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.

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To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity has become the moral duty of literature.- Ernst Fischer

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To say the truth, every physician almost hath his favourite disease, to which he ascribes all the victories obtained over human nature.

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Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory . . . .

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Walter, she said, looking full upon him with her affectionate eyes, like you, I hope for better things. I will pray for them, and believe that they will arrive.

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War, like other dramatic spectacles, might possibly cease for want of a public.

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Was I to believe him in earnest in his intention to penetrate to the centre of this massive globe? Had I been listening to the mad speculations of a lunatic, or to the scientific conclusions of a lofty genius? Where did truth stop? Where did error begin?

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We are praying now for the repose of his soul. Hoping you’re well and not in hell. Nice change of air. Out of the frying pan of life into the fire of purgatory.

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We came to the house, and it is an old house, full of great chimneys where wood is burnt on ancient dogs upon the hearth, and grim portraits (some of them with grim legends, too) lower distrustfully from the oaken panels of the walls.

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We cultivate literature on a little oat meal.- Sydney Smith

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We live in a world of transgressions and selfishness, and no pictures that represent us otherwise can be true, though, happily, for human nature, gleamings of that pure spirit in whose likeness man has been fashioned are to be seen, relieving its deformities, and mitigating if not excusing its crimes.

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We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones.

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We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed. Life would be a sorry business without them. With them it’s grand and great.

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We said there warn’t no home like a raft, after all. Other places do seem so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don’t. You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft.

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We shall suffer no attachment to literature, no taste for abstract discussion, no love of purely intellectual theories, to seduce us from our devotion to the cause of the oppressed, the down trodden, the insulted and injured masses of our fellow men.

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We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us.

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Well, you sort of get out of the pool room, you get out of the Marine Corps, you get out and read some literature, you become involved with people who also want to know and are ready to share some ideas about literature and thoughts, and it becomes nourished that way.

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