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Arne Garborg
“For money you can have everything it is said. No, that is not true. You can buy food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; soft beds, but not sleep; knowledge but not intelligence; glitter, but not comfort; fun, but not pleasure; acquaintances, but not friendship; servants, but not faithfulness; grey hair, but not honor; quiet days, but not peace. The shell of all things you can get for money. But not the kernel. That cannot be had for money.”
Arne Garborg
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H.G. Wells
“A time will come when a politician who has wilfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own.”
H.G. Wells

Benjamin Franklin
“We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.”
Benjamin Franklin

George MacDonald Fraser
“The advantage to being a wicked bastard is that everyone pesters the Lord on your behalf; if volume of prayers from my saintly enemies means anything, I'll be saved when the Archbishop of Canterbury is damned. It's a comforting thought.”
George MacDonald Fraser, Flashman at the Charge

Samuel Johnson
“Who will consider that no dictionary of a living tongue ever can be perfect, since, while it is hastening to publication, some words are budding, and some falling away; that a whole life cannot be spent upon syntax and etymology, and that even a whole life would not be sufficient; that he, whose design includes whatever language can express, must often speak of what he does not understand.”
Samuel Johnson

Un bel di (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Apr 14, 2009 07:30AM
Description: A vignette about the night before...
The River Soar (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Apr 09, 2009 07:39AM
Description: A poem fragment
Madonna della Pieta (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 27, 2009 01:39PM
Description: A poem
Cauchemar (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 17, 2009 11:14AM
Description: from a bad dream
Deirdre Is Dead (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 02, 2009 11:34AM
Description: The final poem in a twelve poem sestina sequence, relating the story of Deirdre of the Sorrows
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