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Death tugs at my ear and says, 'Live. I am coming.


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Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.



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Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.



Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.



A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.

A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.



It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.

It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.



Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.

Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.



Man has his will, but woman has her way.

Man has his will, but woman has her way.



Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out.

Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out.



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If a young girl is being forced into a brothel she will not talk about her rights. In such a situation the word would sound ludicrously inadequate.

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