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A man, to be greatly good, must imagine intensely and comprehensively;...   Life
All love is sweet, Given or returned. Common as light is love, And its...   Life
All of us, who are worth anything, spend our manhood in unlearning the...   Life
Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evi...   Life
Cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay.   Life
Concerning God, freewill and destiny: Of all that earth has been or ye...   Life
Death is the veil which those who live call life; They sleep, and it i...   Life
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.   Life
Government is an evil; it is only the thoughtlessness and vices of men...   Life
He has outsoared the shadow of our night; envy and calumny and hate an...   Life
History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.   History
How wonderful is death! Death and his brother sleep.   Life
I think that the leaf of a tree, the meanest insect on which we trampl...   Life
In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or ha...   Life
It is impossible that had Buonaparte descended from a race of vegetabl...   Life
January gray is here, like a sexton by her grave; February bears the b...   Life
Life may change, but it may fly not; Hope may vanish, but can die not;...   Life
Life, like a dome of many-coloured glass, satins the white radiance of...   Life
Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so ...   Life
Man's yesterday may never be like his morrow; Nought may endure but Mu...   Life
Nothing wilts faster than laurels that have been rested upon.   Life
Nought may endure but Mutability.   Life
Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.   Life
Peace, peace! he is not dead, he doth not sleep - he hath awakened fro...   Life
Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.   Poetry
Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes f...   Life
Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.   Poetry
Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age.   Life
Reviewers, with some rare exceptions, are a most stupid and malignant ...   Life
Rulers, who neither see, nor feel, nor know, but leech-like to their f...   Life
Soul meets soul on lovers' lips.   Life
The Galilean is not a favorite of mine. So far from owing him any than...   Life
The gigantic shadows which futurity casts upon the present.   Life
The great instrument of moral good is the imagination.   Life
The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys.   Life
The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.   Life
The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasur...   Life
The soul's joy lies in doing.   Life
There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through t...   Life
There is no real wealth but the labor of man.   Life
To be omnipotent but friendless is to reign.   Life
When a thing is said to be not worth refuting you may be sure that eit...   Life