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If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl.
H. L. Mencken
So far as hypotheses are concerned, let no one expect anything certain from astronomy, which cannot furnish it, lest he accept as the truth ideas conceived for another purpose, and depart from this study a greater fool than when he entered it.
The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood, until the time comes for them to depart this life, again like children, neither tired of living nor aware of death.
Once you depart from the Ten Commandments as being the foundation of right and wrong, you are in a free fall.
Train up a child in the way that he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life.
One of the great lessons the fall of the leaf teaches, is this: do your work well and then be ready to depart when God shall call.
Acquire a government over your ideas, that they may come down when they are called, and depart when they are bidden.
Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood.
The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without and to depart.
Depart from discretion when it interferes with duty.
They are the guiding oracles which man has found out for himself in that great business of ours, of learning how to be, to do, to do without, and to depart.
When the government is handed over to the Iraqi Council on 30 June, many have declared, oh, the Americans must never leave because civil unrest may erupt. Well, I agree, we cannot abruptly depart, but Iraq needs to step up to the plate on 30 June.
Whither depart the souls of the brave that die in the battle, Die in the lost, lost fight, for the cause that perishes with them?
Arthur Hugh Clough
Success is an absurd, erratic thing. She arrives when one least expects her and after she has come may depart again almost because of a whim.
Alice Foote MacDougall
The Giants are looking for a trade but I don't think Atlanta wants to depart with a quality player.
So that he seemed to depart not from life, but from one home to another.
And so while the great ones depart to their dinner, the secretary stays, growing thinner and thinner, racking his brain to record and report what he thinks that they think that they ought to have thought.
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