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We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.
A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.
e. e. cummings
When a place gets crowded enough to require ID's, social collapse is not far away. It is time to go elsewhere. The best thing about space travel is that it made it possible to go elsewhere.
Robert A. Heinlein
A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
They did it to try and belittle me, to try and to take away my pride. But I went through the whole system with them. And at the end, I - I wanted the public to know that I was okay, even though I was hurting.
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults of those beloved. He has wings, he comes quickly and flies away the same.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us.
I have walked away from friendships when I've realized that someone smiles to someone's face and talks about them the minute they walk out of a room. I have no room in my life for that kind of negative energy anymore.
In Hollywood, brides keep the bouquets and throw away the groom.
Competition is the keen cutting edge of business, always shaving away at costs.
Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.
I've never preached one sermon on money, on just finances. I want to stay away from it.
Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away.
Sometimes, I think if you get away from what you're called to do, it's more of a distraction.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.
Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away.
Many of you are well enough off that the tax cuts may have helped you. We're saying that for America to get back on track, we're probably going to cut that short and not give it to you. We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good.
My eyesight is not nearly as good. My hearing is probably going away. My memory is slipping too. But I'm still around.
I think permitting the game to become too physical takes away a little bit of the beauty.
One must always maintain one's connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency.
Pope John Paul II
Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me.
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
In recent years, we have seen the United States back away from pressuring the Castro regime, under the misguided view that placating them with an open hand would yield progress. That naivete has invited only more cruelty and oppression in return.
Julia progresses from cradle to grave, showing how government makes every good thing in her life possible. The weak economy, high unemployment, falling wages, rising gas prices, the national debt, the insolvency of entitlements - all these are fictionally assumed away in a cartoon that is produced by a president who wants us to forget about them.
Prohibit the taking of omens, and do away with superstitious doubts. Then, until death itself comes, no calamity need be feared.
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