It may be that we shall, by a process of sublime irony, have reached a stage in this story where safety will be the sturdy child of terror, and survival the twin brother of annihilation.
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Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives, I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement.
For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.
Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.
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I believe that he was really sorry that people would not believe he was sorry that he was not more sorry.
Go fish and hunt far and wide day by day – farther and wider – and rest thee by many brooks and hearth-sides without misgiving. Remember thy Creator in the days of thy youth. Rise free from care before the dawn, and seek adventures. Let the noon find thee by other lakes, and the night overtake thee everywhere at home. There are no larger fields than these, no worthier games than may here be played.
He that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly become corrupt.
I like to be beholden to the great metropolitan English speech, the sea which receives tributaries from every region under heaven.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.
It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God’s pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.
The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little.