Hannibal, as he had mighty virtues, so had he many vices he had two distinct persons in him.
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A nightingale dies for shame if another bird sings better.
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Out of too much learning become mad.
From this it is clear how much more cruel the pen is than the sword.
Seneca thinks the gods are well pleased when they see great men contending with adversity.
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Beyond a certain point, the whole universe becomes a continuous process of initiation.
Robert Anton Wilson
Manners are of such great consequence to the novelist that any kind will do. Bad manners are better than no manners at all, and because we are losing our customary manners, we are probably overly conscious of them; this seems to be a condition that produces writers.
The sport of shooting is my life.