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Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.
 

Lovers may be - and indeed generally are - enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.
 

Maid of Athens, ere we part, Give, oh, give me back my heart!
[Heart]
 

Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main-spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms.
 

Man's love is of man's life a part; it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
[Love]
 

Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.
 

Men are the sport of circumstances when it seems circumstances are the sport of men.
 

Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
 

Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world; whereas nothing rises quicker than dust, straw, and feathers.
 

My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view, that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then.
 

Nor ear can hear nor tongue can tell The tortures of that inward hell!
[Conscience]
 

On with the dance! Let joy be unconfin'd; No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet.
[Dancing]
 

One certainly has a soul; but how it came to allow itself to be enclosed in a body is more than I can imagine. I only know if once mine gets out, I'll have a bit of a tussle before I let it get in again to that of any other.
 

Opinions are made to be changed - or how is truth to be got at?
 

Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people.
 

Prolonged endurance tames the bold.
 

Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean - roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain; Man marks the earth with ruin - his control Stops with the shore.
[The Sea]
 

She walks in beauty like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes: Thus mellowed to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies.
[Beauty]
 

Smiles form the channels of a future tear.
[Smile]
 

Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
 


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