Famous Quotes from ...

Robert Brown



    Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.

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    Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character.

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    Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

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    Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.

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    The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!

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    The glory dropped from their youth and love, / And both perceived they had dreamed a dream.

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    Now, who shall arbitrate? / Ten men love what I hate, / Shun what I follow, slight what I receive; / Ten who in ears and eyes / Match me: we all surmise, / They this thing, and I that: whom shall my soul believe?

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    They expect us to open our doors in September, but we don't get our money until November or December, if our applications are approved. By that time, the kids are halfway into the semester.

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    Had I but plenty of money, money enough and to spare, / The house for me, no doubt, were a house in the city-square.

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    In the first is the last, in thy will is my power to believe.

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    O lyric Love, half angel and half bird. And all a wonder and a wild desire.

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    I see the whole design, / I, who saw power, see now love perfect too.

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    Dear dead women, with such hair, too - what's become of all the gold / Used to hang and brush their bosoms? I feel chilly and grow old.

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    Go practice if you please with men and women: leave a child alone for Christ's particular love's sake!

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    Why need the other women know so much?

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    So, fall asleep love, loved by me...for I know love, I am loved by thee.

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    The Life, Death, Miracles of Saint Somebody, / Saint Somebody Else, his Miracles, Death and Life, - / With this, one glance at the lettered back of which, / And `Stall!' cried I: a lira made it mine.

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    All men on whom the Higher Nature has stamped the Love of Truth, should especially concern themselves in laboring for posterity, in order that future generations may be enriched by their efforts, as they themselves were made rich by the efforts of ge

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    Dante, who loved well because he hated, / Hated wickedness that hinders loving.

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    If two lives join, there is oft a scar, / They are one and one, with a shadowy third; / One near one is too far.

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