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Life is a comedy for those who think... and a tragedy for those who feel.


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"We often repent of our first thoughts, and scarce ever of our second." Make picture quote!
"Virtue knows to a farthing what it has lost by not having been vice." Make picture quote!
"This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel." Make picture quote!
"The world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those who feel." Make picture quote!
"Oh that I were seated as high as my ambition, I'd place my naked foot on the necks of monarchs." Make picture quote!
"Nine-tenths of the people were created so you would want to be with the other tenth." Make picture quote!
"Men are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent." Make picture quote!
"The Methodists love your big sinners, as proper subjects to work upon." Make picture quote!
"The wisest prophets make sure of the event first." Make picture quote!
"Plot, rules, nor even poetry, are not half so great beauties in tragedy or comedy as a just imitation of nature, of character, of the passions and their operations in diversified situations." Make picture quote!
"How well Shakespeare knew how to improve and exalt little circumstances, when he borrowed them from circumstantial or vulgar historians." Make picture quote!
"Poetry is a beautiful way of spoiling prose, and the laborious art of exchanging plain sense for harmony." Make picture quote!
"The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well." Make picture quote!
"I never found even in my juvenile hours that it was necessary to go a thousand miles in search of themes for moralizing." Make picture quote!
"Alexander at the head of the world never tasted the true pleasure that boys of his own age have enjoyed at the head of a school." Make picture quote!
"By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses; one misses more nonsense than sense." Make picture quote!
"I do not admire politicians; but when they are excellent in their way, one cannot help allowing them their due." Make picture quote!
"I avoid talking before the youth of the age as I would dancing before them: for if one's tongue don't move in the steps of the day, and thinks to please by its old graces, it is only an object of ridicule." Make picture quote!
"Men are often capable of greater things than they perform - They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent." Make picture quote!
"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is." Make picture quote!
"It was easier to conquer it than to know what to do with it." Make picture quote!
"Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie." Make picture quote!
"Life is a tragedy for those who feel, but a comedy to those who think." Make picture quote!
"Elves seldom give unguarded advice, for advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill. But what would you? You have not told me all concerning yourself; and how then shall I choose better than you?" Make picture quote!
"Still we live meanly, like ants; though the fable tells us that we were long ago changed into men; like pygmies we fight with cranes; it is error upon error, and clout upon clout, and our best virtue has for its occasion a superfluous and evitable wretche" Make picture quote!
"The best philosophy is to do one's duties, to take the world as it comes, submit respectfully to one's lot, and bless the goodness that has given us so much happiness with it, whatever it is." Make picture quote!
"The most wonderful of all things in life, I believe, is the discovery of another human being with whom one's relationship has a glowing depth, beauty, and joy as the years increase. This inner progressiveness of love between two human beings is a most marvelous thing, it cannot be found by looking for it or by passionately wishing for it. It is sort of a Divine accident." Make picture quote!
"The world is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel." Make picture quote!




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