Blossom by blossom the spring begins.
Body and spirit are twins: God only knows which is which.
Change lays not her hand upon truth.
Faith speaks when hope is disassembled; faith lives when hope dies dead.
Fear that makes faith may break faith; and a fool Is but in folly stable.
Forget that I remember
And dream that I forget.
Is not Precedent indeed a King of men?
Life is the lust of a lamp for the light that is dark till the dawn of the day that we die.
Love is more cruel than lust.
My loss may shine yet goodlier than your gain
When time and God give judgment.
The highest spiritual quality, the noblest property of mind a man can have, is this of loyalty ... a man with no loyalty in him, with no sense of love or reverence or devotion due to something outside and above his poor daily life, with its pains and pleasures, profits and losses, is as evil a case as man can be.
The sweetest flowers in all the world- A baby's hands.
There is no God found stronger than death; and death is a sleep.
There is no such thing as a dumb poet or a handless painter. The essence of an artist is that he should be articulate.
To wipe off the froth of falsehood from the foaming lips of inebriated virtue, when fresh from the sexless orgies of morality and reeling from the delirious riot of religion, may doubtless be a charitable office.
Today will die tomorrow.
When I hear that a friend has fallen into matrimony, I feel the same sorrow as if I had heard of his lapsing into theism.
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