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Sometimes we are less unhappy in being deceived by those we love, than in being undeceived by them.
 

Soprano, basso, even the contralto Wished him five fathom under the Rialto.
[Music]
 

Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.
[Sorrow]
 

The 'good old times' - all times when old are good.
[The Past]
 

The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity.
 

The busy have no time for tears.
[Sorrow]
 

The Cardinal is at his wit's end - it is true that he had not far to go.
 

The dew of compassion is a tear.
 

The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
[Art]
 

The heart will break, but broken live on.
 

The past is the best prophet of the future.
[The Past]
 

The place is very well and quiet and the children only scream in a low voice.
 

The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.
 

The power of Thought, - the magic of the Mind!
[Thought]
 

There is a tide in the affairs of women Which, taken at the flood, leads - God knows where.
 

There is no instinct like that of the heart.
 

There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.
 

There's naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion.
 

They never fail who die in a great cause.
 

Think you, if Laura had been Petrarch's wife, He would have written sonnets all his life?
[Wife]
 


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