A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence.
For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?
Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from the eternal.
The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.
O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!
I wept not, so to stone within I grew.
Category: Cries And Crying
These have not the hope to die.
Category: Death And Dying
Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.
In His will is our peace.
Abandon all hope, you who enter here!
There sighs, lamentations and loud wailings resounded through the starless air, so that at first it made me weep; strange tongues, horrible language, words of pain, tones of anger, voices loud and hoarse, and with these the sound of hands, made a tumult which is whirling through that air forever dark, and sand eddies in a whirlwind.
Consider your breed; you were not made to live like beasts, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
Follow your own star!
The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.
Category: Life And Living
There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.