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Wicked people are always surprised to find ability in those that are good.

It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.
As lousy as things are now, tomorrow they will be somebody's good old days.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting, but never hit soft.
War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.
War is like love, it always finds a way.
Faults are beauties in a lovers eye.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
But when I don't smoke I scarcely feel as if I'm living. I don't feel as if I'm living unless I'm killing myself.
Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.
The king-times are fast finishing. There will be blood shed like water, and tears like mist; but the peoples will conquer in the end. I shall not live to see it, but I foresee it.
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.
The imaginary friends I had as a kid dropped me because their friends thought I didn't exist.
Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else; and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.
An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.
First appearance deceives many.
If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.
It's so hard when I have to, And so easy when I want to.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.
Enemies promises were made to be broken.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Appearances are deceptive.
Please all, and you will please none.
The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
Wealth unused might as well not exist.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were granted.
Trust not too much to an enchanting face.
Things are beautiful if you love them.
Death twitches my ear. Live, he says, I am coming.
The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.
In hell, the Devil is God.
If the devil could be persuaded to write a bible, he would title it, You Only Live Once.
The devil tempts all men, but idle men tempt the devil.
The devil doesn't know how to sing, only how to howl.
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.
He that fights and runs away will live to fight another day.
Believe nothing and be on your guard against everything.
When Death to either shall come -- I pray it be first to me.
The one who loves least controls the relationship.
I do not love you

I do not love you as if you were salt-rose, or topaz,
or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off.
I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,
in secret, between the shadow and the soul.

I love you as the plant that never blooms
but carries in itself the light of hidden flowers;
thanks to your love a certain solid fragrance,
risen from the earth, lives darkly in my body.

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where.
I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride;
so I love you because I know no other way

that this: where I does not exist, nor you,
so close that your hand on my chest is my hand,
so close that your eyes close as I fall asleep.
There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning.
Time goes, you say? Ah, no! Alas, Time stays, we go.
Who walks the fastest, but walks astray, is only furthest from his way.
I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.
Leadership is action, not position.
I have no ambition to govern men. It is a painful and thankless office
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I may not forget you.
The only thing wrong with immortality is that it tends to go on forever.
America and its demons, Europe and its ghost.
Anything done for the first time unleashes a demon.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.
From birth to age 18, a girl needs good parents, from 18 to 35 she needs good looks, from 35 to 55 she needs a good personality, and from 55 on she needs cash.
All that I am or hope to be I owe to my angel mother. I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
A man who does not think and plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
There are times when silence has the loudest voice.
Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
Worry not that no one knows of you; seek to be worth knowing.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Born a saint, die a sinner -- born a sinner, die a saint.
In a mad world, only the mad are sane.
Once we know our weaknesses they cease to do us any harm.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
Propaganda is a soft weapon; hold it in your hands too long, and it will move about like a snake, and strike the other way.
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
The soul of God is poured into the world through the thoughts of men.
It's not what you are that holds you back, It's what you think you're not.
It is easier to ask forgiveness than permission.
Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.
They say that kings are made in the image of God. If that is what he looks like, I feel sorry for God.
The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
We live in the present, we dream of the future and we learn eternal truths from the past.
Sow a thought and you reap an action; sow an act and you reap a habit; sow a habit and you reap a character; sow a character and you reap a destiny.
I must in the face of a storm, think, live and die as a king.
The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinion of its young people, those under twenty-five.
The destiny of man is in his own soul
There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down.
Still falls the rain -- dark as the world of man, black as our loss -- blind as the nineteen hundred and forty nails upon the Cross.
He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in reality be digging a pit.
Fear not what is not real, never was and never will be. What is real, always was and cannot be destroyed.
We must learn to tailor our concepts to fit reality, instead of trying to stuff reality into our concepts.
People see the world not as it is, but as they are.
Reality can destroy the dream; why shouldn't the dream destroy reality?
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
You too must not count too much on your reality as you feel it today, since like yesterday, it may prove an illusion for you tomorrow.
One eye witness is better than ten hear sayers.
There are occasions when it is undoubtedly better to incur loss than to make gain.
He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense.
When a fantasy turns you on, you're obligated to God and nature to start doing it right away.
Destiny has two ways of crushing us -- by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
Certain flaws are necessary for the whole. It would seem strange if old friends lacked certain quirks.
Fire is never a gentle master
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
Can miles truly separate us from friends? If we want to be with someone we love, aren't we already there?
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
Call no man your father upon the earth, for one is your Father, which is in heaven.
Whatever limits us we call fate.
Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.
Our necessities never equal our wants.
I want to be what I was when I wanted to be what I am now.
It is far easier to make war than to make peace.
The kiss. There are all sorts of kisses, lad, from the sticky confection to the kiss of death. Of them all, the kiss of an actress is the most unnerving. How can we tell if she means it or if she's just practicing?
Your labor only may be sold, your soul must not.
There used to be a real me, but I had it surgically removed.
Follow the crowd and you will never be followed by a crowd.
Any child can tell you that the sole purpose of a middle name is so he can tell when he's really in trouble.
Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
My friends, there are no friends.
I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Your talent is God's gift to you; what you do with it is your gift to God.
Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.
Living is a sickness to which sleep provides relief every sixteen hours. It's a palliative. The remedy is death.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; They kill us for their sport.
A physician can sometimes parry the scythe of death, but has no power over the sand in the hourglass.
Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: I'm with you kid. Let's go.
Accept everything about yourself -- I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end -- no apologies, no regrets.
The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
The timid are afraid before the danger, the cowardly while in danger, and the courageous after danger.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.

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