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O human beauty, what a dream art thou, that we should cast our life and hopes away on thee!
Would it be possible that I should not in any degree succeed? I can scarcely think so. Ah delusive hope, how much further wilt thou lead me?
John James Audubon
I am not going to condemn anybody. That's where religion gets a bad name, when people get holier than thou. We are all human. If my children make a mistake, I want them to know it is all right and they should try harder next time.
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
By the will art thou lost, by the will art thou found, by the will art thou free, captive, and bound.
Thou hast created me not from necessity but from grace.
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
And though thou hadst small Latin, and less Greek.
Neither do thou lust after that tawny weed tobacco.
I started growing up in a hurry and taking a lot of the philosophy I'd heard from church as a kid a lot more seriously - especially the Ten Commandments - and wondering how 'Thou shalt not kill' could be so absolutely ignored. It took me until I was in my 40s to write what I was thinking as a young soldier.
And the first commandment of feminism is: I am woman; thou shalt not tolerate strange gods who assert that women have capabilities or often choose roles that are different from men's.
Thou shalt not give birth reluctantly.
Do thou snatch treasures from my lips, and I'll take kingdoms back from thine.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Because thou must not dream, thou need not despair.
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.
A book of verses underneath the bough, A jug of wine, a loaf of bread-and thou.
If thou art master to thyself, circumstances shall harm thee little.
Martin Farquhar Tupper
Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants. I appoint thee honorary Colonel.
The grace thou hast will soon be less, if thou addest not more to it.
Where hast thou wandered. gentle gale, to find the perfumes thou dost bring?
William C. Bryant
Thou shalt not ration justice.
Blessed be God that Thou hast filled the soul of Thy servant with joy and peace in believing.
Thou shalt not steal. I mean defensively. On offense, indeed thou shall steal and thou must.
All the world old is queer save thee and me, and even thou art a little queer.
Look thy last on all things lovely, Every hour - let no night Seal thy sense in deathly slumber Till to delight Thou hast paid thy utmost blessing.
Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it.
The commandment 'Thou shalt not kill' does not say it's O.K. to kill some people and not others.
Most Glorious and eternal Majesty, Thou art righteous and holy in all thou dost to the sons of men, though thou hast suffered men to condemn Thy servant, Thy servant will not condemn Thee.
But since the world, which thou art to strive against, is not without thee, but within thee, it follows, that it is also to be conquered not without, but within thee.
Iconic Paris tells us: here are our three-star attractions, go thou and marvel. And so we gaze obediently at what we are told to gaze at, without exactly asking why.
Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine!
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