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30.04.2017
Therefore he brought upon them the king of the Chaldees, who slew their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and had no compassion upon young man or maiden, old man, or him that stooped for age: he gave them all into his hand.
Bible
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29.04.2017
AVERNUS, n. The lake by which the ancients entered the infernal regions. The fact that access to the infernal regions was obtained by a lake is believed by the learned Marcus Ansello Scrutator to have suggested the Christian rite of baptism by immersion. This, however, has been shown by Lactantius to be an error.
_Facilis descensus Averni,_ The poet remarks; and the sense Of it is that when down-hill I turn I Will get more of punches than pence. --Jehal Dai Lupe
Ambrose Bierce
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28.04.2017
Through the proportion of those who think be extremely small, yet every individual flatters himself that he is one of the number
Charles Caleb Colton
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27.04.2017
I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Thomas Alva Edison
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26.04.2017
Seek the LORD, and his strength: seek his face evermore.
Bible
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25.04.2017
There is something haunting in the light of the moon; it has all the dispassionateness of a disembodied soul, and something of its inconceivable mystery
Joseph Conrad
(Soul)
24.04.2017
And Joseph knew his brethren, but they knew not him.
Bible
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23.04.2017
Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
Elbert Hubbard
(CharacterReputation)
22.04.2017
Murrow covered something because it needed coverage. He wasn't trying to get an audience just for the sake of it.
Daniel Schorr
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21.04.2017
Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless, and cannot.
Oscar Wilde
(AgefaithfulnessFunnyMen)
20.04.2017
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war . . .
Aristophanes
(AdversityEnemiesLearning)
19.04.2017
As they were increased, so they sinned against me: therefore will I change their glory into shame.
Bible
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18.04.2017
I thought the work would be very innocent, and one which might be confined to the reason of any man; not likely to be much read if let alone, but, if persecuted, it will be vindication of his rights to buy, and to read what he pleases
Thomas Jefferson
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17.04.2017
But that was war. Just about all he could find in its favor was that it paid well and liberated children from the pernicious influence of their parents.
Joseph Heller
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16.04.2017
Avarice is more opposed to economy than liberality is
François de la Rochefoucauld
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15.04.2017
And it came to pass at the end of two months, that she returned unto her father, who did with her according to his vow which he had vowed: and she knew no man. And it was a custom in Israel, / That the daughters of Israel went yearly to lament the daughter of Jephthah the Gileadite four days in a year.
Bible
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14.04.2017
And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, even unto death.
Bible
(Uncategorized)
13.04.2017
History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren't there.
George Santayana
(History)
12.04.2017
All persons ought to endeavor to follow what is right, and not what is established
Aristotle
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11.04.2017
They have seen vanity and lying divination, saying, The LORD saith: and the LORD hath not sent them: and they have made others to hope that they would confirm the word.
Bible
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