Cowardice is the most terrible of vices.
Who told you that there is no true, faithful, eternal love in this world! May the liar's vile tongue be cut out!
Everything will turn out right, the world is built on that.
Follow me, reader! Who told you that there is no true, faithful, eternal love in this world! May the liar's vile tongue be cut out! Follow me, my reader, and me alone, and I will show you such a love!
Yes, man is mortal, but that would be only half the trouble. The worst of it is that he's sometimes unexpectedly mortal - there's the trick!
How sad, ye Gods, how sad the world is at evening, how mysterious the mists over the swamps! You will know it when you have wandered astray in those mists, when you have suffered greatly before dying, when you have walked through the world carrying an unbearable burden. You know it two when you are weary and ready to leave this earth without regret; its mists; its swamps and its rivers; ready to give yourself into the arms of death with a light heart, knowing that death alone can comfort you.
You pronounced your words as if you don't acknowledge the shadows, or the evil either. Would you be so kind as to give a little thought to the question of what your good would be doing if evil did not exist, and how the earth would look if the shadows were to disappear from it?
If it is true that cowardice is the most grave vice, then the dog, at least, is not guilty of it.
You should never ask anyone for anything. Never- and especially from those who are more powerful than yourself.
Love leaped out in front of us like a murderer in an alley leaping out of nowhere, and struck us both at once. As lightning strikes, as a Finnish knife strikes! She, by the way, insisted afterwards that it wasn't so, that we had, of course, loved each other for a long, long time, without knowing each other, never having seen each other…
Not causing trouble, not touching anything, fixing the primus.
Obedient to constraint, I was compelled to submit
Punch a man on the nose, kick an old man downstairs, shoot somebody or any old thing like that, that's my job. But argue with women in love-no thank you!
The darkness that had come in from the Mediterranean covered the city so detested by the procurator...
The most amazing combinations can result if you suffle the pack enough.
The tongue can conceal the truth, but the eyes never! You're asked an unexpected question, you don't even flinch, it takes just a second to get yourself under control, you know just what you have to say to hide the truth, and you speak very convincingly, and nothing in your face twitches to give you away. But the truth, alas, has been disturbed by the question, and it rises up from the depths of your soul to flicker in your eyes and all is lost.
Azazello begged her not to worry, assuring her that he had seen not only naked women but also women with their skin flayed clean off
This twenty-year-old boy was distinguished from childhood by strange qualities, a dreamer and an eccentric. A girl fell in love with him, and he went and sold her to a brothel...
But what can be done, the one who loves must share the fate of the one he loves.
Twelve men conducted the investigation, gathering as on a knitting-needle the accursed stitches of this complicated case all over Moscow.
But worse things were about to be found in the bedroom: on the jeweller's wife's ottoman, in a casual pose, sprawled a third party- namely, a black cat of uncanny size, with a glass of vodka in one paw and a fork, on which he had managed to spear a pickled mushroom, in the other. , The Master and Magarita
W bia?ym p?aszczu z podbiciem koloru krwawnika posuwistym krokiem kawalerzysty wczesnym rankiem czternastego dnia wiosennego miesia;ca nisan pod kryta; kolumnade; ?a;cza;ca; oba skrzyd?a pa?acu Heroda Wielkiego wyszed? procurator Judei Poncjusz Pi?at.
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