I have lived long enough. My way of life is to fall into the sere, the yellow leaf, and that which should accompany old age, as honor, love, obedience, troops of friends I must not look to have.
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He that is proud eats up himself; pride in his glass, his trumpet, his chronicle;...
They have a plentiful lack of wit
Soft pity enters an iron gate.
I am a man more sinned against than sinning.
Youth is full of sport, age's breath is short; youth is nimble, age is lame;...
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without...
His words are bonds, his oaths are oracles; his love sincere, his thoughts immaculate; his...
There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads...
Misery acquaints a man with strange bed-fellows
A light heart lives long
O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.
Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by...
Two may keep counsel, putting one away
Days of absence, sad and dreary, Clothed in sorrow's dark array, Days of absence, I...
The painful warrior famous for fight, After a thousand victories, once foil'd, Is from the...
Madness in great ones must not unwatched go.
A man cannot make him laugh; but that's no marvel; he drinks no wine
There is a history in all men's lives.
All history is only one long story to this effect: men have struggled for power...
The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history.