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There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little - the book of Nature.
Alas, the world has never known a sound social fabric, a fabric sound and clean to the core and kindly. For it has ever turned its back on Man.
Railway termini are our gates to the glorious and the unknown. Through them we pass out into adventure and sunshine, to them, alas! we return.
E. M. Forster
Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it.
Vincent Van Gogh
Alas, I am a woman friendless, hopeless!
All their sport in the park is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato; alas good folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant.
Happy and alone, you say? Reclusive and merry? How oxymoronic! Pas possible! Alas, the concept is lost on so many.
Time goes, you say? Ah, no! alas, time stays, we go.
Henry Austin Dobson
Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
Alas, nothing reveals man the way war does. Nothing so accentuates in him the beauty and ugliness, the intelligence and foolishness, the brutishness and humanity, the courage and cowardice, the enigma.
Alas! all music jars when the soul's out of tune.
Miguel de Cervantes
All the revision in the world will not save a bad first draft: for the architecture of the thing comes, or fails to come, in the first conception, and revision only affects the detail and ornament, alas!
T. E. Lawrence
Alas, I am dying beyond my means.
Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Oh literature, oh the glorious Art, how it preys upon the marrow in our bones. It scoops the stuffing out of us, and chucks us aside. Alas!
D. H. Lawrence
The scales of reckoning with mortality are never evenly weighted, alas, and thus it is on the shoulders of the living that the burden of justice must continue to rest.
Idealism, alas, does not protect one from ignorance, dogmatism, and foolishness.
Alas! You complain that your soul is out of tune. Then ask the Master to tune the heart-strings.
The ideal, without doubt, varies, but its enemies, alas, are always the same.
Alas, all traditions lose their primal purity and we all fail our founders.
Our sense of worth, of well-being, even our sanity depends upon our remembering. But, alas, our sense of worth, our well-being, our sanity also depend upon our forgetting.
Alas! how little does the memory of these human inhabitants enhance the beauty of the landscape!
Henry David Thoreau
Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
And they that rule in England, in stately conclaves met, alas, alas for England they have no graves as yet.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them!
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Alas, how quickly the gratitude owed to the dead flows off, how quick to be proved a deceiver.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
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