Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness
Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley
A dream has power to poison sleep.
The more we study, the more we discover our ignorance
War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, The lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.
We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter With...
Though we eat little flesh and drink no wine, Yet let's be merry; we'll have...
Music, when soft voices die Vibrates in the memory
The moon of Mahomet Arose, and it shall set; While, blazoned as on heaven's immortal...
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.
Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return....
The beauty of the internal nature cannot be so far concealed by its accidental vesture,...
Hell is a city much like London A populous and smoky city
Life may change, but it may fly not; Hope may vanish, but can die not;...
Death is the veil which those who live call life; They sleep, and it is...
Fear not for the future, weep not for the past
Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects...
In the infancy of society every author is necessarily a poet
Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will...
Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough of literature
It is with noble sentiments that bad literature gets written
The organization of American society is an interlocking system of semi-monopolies notoriously venal, an electorate...