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Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so. For, those, whom thou think'st thou dost overthrow. Die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me.
Thou seest how sloth wastes the sluggish body, as water is corrupted unless it moves.
Dost thou not understand that there are two distinct forces in us, that of the soul and that of the body, that is, a movement and a regulator?
Busy old fool, unruly Sun, why dost thou thus through windows and through curtains call on us? Must to thy motions lovers seasons run?
Thou art not for the earth, nor for the Heaven the world is for thee, thou art not for the world.
All things by immortal power. Near of far, to each other linked are, that thou canst not stir a flower without troubling of a star.
Spain, must we some day tell Filipinas that thou hast no ear for her woes and that if she wishes to be saved she must redeem herself?
Begin thus from the first act, and proceed; and, in conclusion, at the ill which thou hast done, be troubled, and rejoice for the good.
America, thou half-brother of the world; with something good and bad of every land.
Philip James Bailey
We don't need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do's and don'ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever.
I have ten commandments. The first nine are, thou shalt not bore. The tenth is, thou shalt have right of final cut.
If we are to keep democracy, there must be a commandment: Thou shalt not ration justice.
God be praised for his gracious long suffering towards me in sparing my life so long. Grant, gracious God, that I may make a good use of the time that thou mayest be pleased yet to grant me for repentance.
A good face they say, is a letter of recommendation. O Nature, Nature, why art thou so dishonest, as ever to send men with these false recommendations into the World!
Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee. And those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee.
In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
He that is thy friend indeed, he will help thee in thy need: if thou sorrow, he will weep; if you wake, he cannot sleep; thus of every grief in heart he with thee doth bear a part.
In this world, with thy earthly life, thou art under heaven, stars, and elements, also under hell and devils; all ruleth in thee, and over thee.
Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou.
If thou art master to thyself, circumstances shall harm thee little.
Martin Farquhar Tupper
Poor France, thy fine climate, rich vineyards, and the wishes of the learned avail nothing; thou art a destitute beggar, and not the powerful friend thou wert represented to me.
John James Audubon
Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants. I appoint thee honorary Colonel.
When ambitious desires arise in thy heart, recall the days of extremity thou has passed through.
You may tell a man thou art a fiend, but not your nose wants blowing; to him alone who can bear a thing of that kind, you may tell all.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Neither do thou lust after that tawny weed tobacco.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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