"An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see."


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"The poet begins where the man ends. The man's lot is to live his human life, the poet's to invent what is nonexistent."

Jose Ortega y Gasset
Jose Ortega y Gasset "The Dehumanization of Art"

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"No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous."


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"We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided."


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"Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game."

Donald Trump
Donald Trump "Trump: Art of the Deal"

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"I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love."


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"To an ordinary human being, love means nothing if it does not mean loving some people more than others."

George Orwell
George Orwell "Shooting an Elephant"

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"Man needs to go outside himself in order to find repose and reveal himself."


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"Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free and realising you were the prisoner!"


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"Some things you don't need until they leave you; they're the things that you miss."


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"There are some defeats more triumphant than victories."


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"The whole duty of man consists in being reasonable and just."


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"Sometimes I know that there is intelligent life on other planets because they haven't tried to contact us."


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"I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time."


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"That is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great."


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"Humour is the describing the ludicrous as it is in itself; wit is the exposing it, by comparing or contrasting it with something else. Humour is, as it were, the growth of nature and accident; wit is the product of art and fancy."

William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt "Lectures on the English Comic Writers"

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"A man is known by the books he reads, by the company he keeps, by the praise he gives, by his dress, by his tastes, by his distastes, by the stories he tells, by his gait, by the notion of his eye, by the look of his house, of his chamber; for nothing on earth is solitary but every thing hath affinities infinite."


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"Music is something that makes you feel, makes you think, and if you're really lucky, it makes you move."


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"Tests are a gift. And great tests are a great gift. To fail the test is a misfortune. But to refuse the test is to refuse the gift, and something worse, more irrevocable, than misfortune."


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"If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, 'Thank You', that would suffice."


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"A legal kiss is never as good as a stolen one."


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"The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more."


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"The path of least resistance is the path of the loser."


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"The pleasure of those who injure you lies in your pain. Therefore they will suffer if you take away their pleasure by not feeling pain."

Tertullian
Tertullian "De patientia"

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"The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war."


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"Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver and gold."


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"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."


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"War is what happens when language fails."


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"Do not wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day."


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"The universe is made of stories, not of atoms."


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"The past is to be respected and acknowledged, but not to be worshipped. It is our future in which we will find our greatness."


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"The only people to profit from the mistakes of others are biographers."


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"Resentment and anger are bad for your blood pressure and your digestion."


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"When there are too many policemen, there can be no liberty. When there are too many soldiers, there can be no peace. When there are too many lawyers, there can be no justice."


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"We promise according to our hopes; we fulfill according to our fears."


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"Those who suppress freedom always do so in the name of law and order."


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"Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults."

Thomas Szasz
Thomas Szasz "The Second Sin"

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"An alcoholic has been lightly defined as a man who drinks more than his own doctor."


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"When I wished to sing of love it turned to sorrow. And when I wished to sing of sorrow it was transformed for me into love."


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"Good and evil keep very exact accounts [...] and the face of every man is their ledger."


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"All war represents a failure of diplomacy."


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"A merry heart makes a long life."


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"Optimists are badly informed pessimists."


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"Destiny is a lie. Destiny is justification for atrocity. It is the means by which murderers armour themselves against reprimand. It is a word intended to stand in place of ethics, denying all moral context."


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"A bad workman always blames his tools."


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"The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much."

Amelia E. Barr
Amelia E. Barr "The Belle of Bolling Green"

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"Man is made by the places in which he lives."

Graham Greene
Graham Greene "Brighton Rock"

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"It is easier to know men than to know a man."


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