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'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print. A book's a book, alth...   Life
'Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.   Death
A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't ...   Life
A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, t...   Life
A mistress never is nor can be a friend. While you agree, you are love...   Life
A thousand years may scare form a state. An hour may lay it in ruins.   Life
A wise man more than laughter from a dunce.   Life
A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster ...   Life
Absence - that common cure of love.   Life
Adversity is the first path to truth.   Life
Alas! how deeply painful is all payment!   Life
All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.   Life
America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the ...   Life
And yet a little tumult, now and then, is an agreeable quickener of se...   Life
As falls the dew on quenchless sands, blood only serves to wash ambiti...   Life
As long as I retain my feeling and my passion for Nature, I can partly...   Life
Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smile...   Life
Between two worlds life hovers like a star, twixt night and morn, upon...   Life
But - Oh! ye lords of ladies intellectual, inform us truly, have they ...   Life
But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the ...   Life
But words are things, and a small drop of ink,Falling like dew, upon a...   Life
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of ...   Life
Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life - a...   Life
Fame is the thirst of youth.   Life
Folly loves the martyrdom of fame.   Life
Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.   Life
For in itself a thought, a slumbering thought, is capable of years, an...   Life
For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My grea...   Life
For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.   Life
Friendship is Love without his wings!   Life
He scratched his ear, the infallible resource to which embarrassed peo...   Life
He who is only just is cruel. Who on earth could live were all judged ...   Life
He who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of tho...   Life
Her great merit is finding out mine - there is nothing so amiable as d...   Life
I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man ...   Life
I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good ac...   Life
I am always most religious upon a sunshiny day...   Life
I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes as many devils as...   Life
I do detest everything which is not perfectly mutual.   Life
I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure o...   Life
I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people, being alway...   Life
I have always believed that all things depended upon Fortune, and noth...   Life
I have always laid it down as a maxim -and found it justified by exper...   Life
I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much...   Marriage
I have had, and may have still, a thousand friends, as they are called...   Life
I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises fr...   Life
I know that two and two make four - and should be glad to prove it too...   Life
I love not man the less, but Nature more.   Life
I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.   Life
I should be very willing to redress men wrongs, and rather check than ...   Life
I swims in the Tagus all across at once, and I rides on an ass or a mu...   Life
I would rather have a nod from an American, than a snuff-box from an e...   Life
If I could always read, I should never feel the want of company.   Life
If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad.   Life
If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been...   Life
In England the only homage which they pay to Virtue - is hypocrisy.   Life
In short, he was a perfect cavaliero, and to his very valet seemed a h...   Life
In solitude, where we are least alone.   Life
It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my s...   Life
It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe -you might as w...   Life
It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it.   Life
John Adams lies here, of the parish of Southwell, a carrier who carrie...   Life
Keep thy smooth words and juggling homilies for those who know thee no...   Life
Let none think to fly the danger for soon or late love is his own aven...   Life
Let these describe the indescribable.   Life
Life's enchanted cup sparkles near the brim.   Life
Like other parties of the kind, it was first silent, then talky, then ...   Life
Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life.   Life
Lovers may be - and indeed generally are - enemies, but they never can...   Life
Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tende...   Life
Man's love is of man's life a part; it is a woman's whole existence. I...   Life
Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxic...   Life
Men are the sport of circumstances when it seems circumstances are the...   Life
Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.   Life
Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world; whereas nothi...   Life
My attachment has neither the blindness of the beginning, nor the micr...   Life
My time has been passed viciously and agreeably; at thirty-one so few ...   Life
My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of vi...   Life
No ear can hear nor tongue can tell the tortures of the inward hell!   Life
O Fame! if I e'er took delight in thy praises, 'Twas less for the sake...   Life
Oh Time! the beautifier of the dead, adorer of the ruin, comforter and...   Life
Oh! there is an organ playing in the street - a waltz too! I must leav...   Life
One certainly has a soul; but how it came to allow itself to be enclos...   Life
Opinions are made to be changed -or how is truth to be got at?   Life
Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people...   Life
Posterity will never survey a nobler grave than this: here lie the bon...   Life
Prolonged endurance tames the bold.   Life
Ready money is Aladdin's lamp.   Life
Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep ove...   Life
Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bor...   Life
Sometimes we are less unhappy in being deceived by those we love, than...   Life
Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, ...   Life
Switzerland is a curst, selfish, swinish country of brutes, placed in ...   Life
The 'good old times' - all times when old are good.   Life
The Angels were all singing out of tune, and hoarse with having little...   Life
The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity.   Life
The best way will be to avoid each other without appearing to do so - ...   Life
The busy have no time for tears.   Life
The Cardinal is at his wit's end - it is true that he had not far to g...   Life
The dead have been awakened - shall I sleep? The world's at war with t...   Life
The dew of compassion is a tear.   Life
The king-times are fast finishing. There will be blood shed like water...   Life
The lapse of ages changes all things - time, language, the earth, the ...   Life
The place is very well and quiet and the children only scream in a low...   Life
The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremo...   Life
The power of Thought, the magic of the Mind!   Life
The tenor's voice is spoilt by affectation, And for the bass, the beas...   Life
The way to be immortal (I mean not to die at all) is to have me for yo...   Life
There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the l...   Nature
There is no instinct like that of the heart.   Life
There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I de...   Life
There is, in fact, no law or government at all [in Italy]; and it is w...   Life
There's naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true rel...   Life
They never fail who die in a great cause.   Life
This is the patent age of new inventions for killing bodies, and for s...   Life
This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise, or fear to fall...   Life
This sort of adoration of the real is but a heightening of the beau id...   Life
Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, an...   Life
Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure, there is no sterner...   Life
To chase the glowing hours with flying feet.   Life
To have joy one must share it. Happiness was born a twin.   Life
To withdraw myself from myself has ever been my sole, my entire, my si...   Life
Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction.   Life
We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good ...   Life
What a strange thing is the propagation of life! A bubble of seed whic...   Life
What an antithetical mind! - tenderness, roughness - delicacy, coarsen...   Life
What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yours...   Life
What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle de...   Life
When one subtracts from life infancy (which is vegetation), sleep, eat...   Life
When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling str...   Life
Where there is mystery, it is generally suspected there must also be e...   Life
Who loves, raves.   Life
Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave?   Life
Why did she love him? Curious fool - be still - is human love the grow...   Life
Why I came here, I know not; where I shall go it is useless to inquire...   Life
Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire w...   Life
Yet, Freedom! yet thy banner, torn, but flying, streams like the thund...   Life
Your letter of excuses has arrived. I receive the letter but do not ad...   Life