Courage: Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children’s children, pure on their tongues, and free.
Category Archive: June 23
The nature of peoples is first crude, then severe, then benign, then delicate, finally dissolute.
Uniform ideas originating among entire peoples unknown to each other must have a common ground of truth.
Common sense is judgment without reflection, shared by an entire class, an entire nation, or the entire human race.
The universal principle of etymology in all languages: words are carried over from bodies and from the properties of bodies to express the things of the mind and spirit. The order of ideas must follow the order of things.
I should be proud to have my memory graced, but only if the monument be placed… here, where I endured three hundred hours in line before the implacable iron bars.
It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace.
William Henry Harrison, who died of pneumonia in April of 1841, after only one month in office, was the first Chief Executive to hide his physical frailties.
All has been looted, betrayed, sold; black death’s wing flashed ahead.
Who will grieve for this woman? Does she not seem too insignificant for our concern? Yet in my heart I never will deny her, Who suffered death because she chose to turn.