We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow-men; and along those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.
Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)
Contributed by: Zaady
The eyes are the gateway to the soul.
They talk of the dignity of work. Bosh. The dignity is in leisure.
None but a good man is really a living man, and the more good any man does, the more he really lives. All the rest is death, or belongs to it.
From without, no wonderful effect is wrought within ourselves, unless some interior, responding wonder meets it.
Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.
If some books are deemed most baneful and their sale forbid, how then with deadlier facts, not dreams of doting men? Those whom books will hurt will not be proof against events. Events, not books should be forbid.
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