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In this treacherous world
Nothing is the truth nor a lie.
Everything depends on the color
Of the crystal through which one sees it


Pedro Calderón de la Barca

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Softly along the road of evening, / In a twilight dim with rose, / Wrinkled with age, and drenched w...
WALTER DE LA MARE
Softly along the road of evening, / In a twilight dim with rose, / Wrinkled with age, and drenched w...
WALTER DE LA MARE
You are healed." Allegra nodded. "You are no longer a Silver Blood." She paused. "But you are no lon...
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
An hour's terror is better than a lifetime of timidity.
WALTER DE LA MARE
I like to look like a tomboy during the day and then a pin-up girl at night.
JOSEPHINE DE LA BAUME
En la amistad como en el amor se es más feliz por las cosas que se ignoran que por las que se saben...
FRANçOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Magic is an honor, until it's a shackle.
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
He is not to pass for a man of reason who stumbles upon reason by chance but he who knows it and can...
FRANCIOUS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
We’re the villains you root for in the story.
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
In love, as in everything else, experience is a physician who never comes until after the disorder i...
DE LA TOUR
He who lives without folly is not as wise as he may think.
FRANçOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Often we find our own destiny on the same roads that we have been avoiding.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
Les théâtres, les jeux, les farces, les spectacles, les gladiateurs, les bêtes étranges, les mé...
ÉTIENNE DE LA BOéTIE
A bigot is a person who, under an atheist king, would be an atheist
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
Everyone complains of his memory, and no one complains of his judgment.
FRANçOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
This is not some silly game...This is life and death Angels and demons.
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
He knew what it was like to love one who did not--or could not--love you back. But he'd had no choic...
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
I'm tired of being your best friend. I'm tired of being second best. I won't settle for that anymore...
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
Poor sleepers should endeavor to compose themselves. Tampering with empty space, stirring up echoes ...
WALTER DE LA MARE
Kingsley smiled his Cheshire smile. And without a word, he called up the white darkness—the subver...
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
Why should I? What do you promise me?

Nothing. And everything. A life of danger and ad...
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
Bonds are made to be broken," he said. "Just like rules.
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
She was a stranger in her own life, a tourist in her own body.
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
They did it for love, and sometimes love makes us do the irrational .. even the inexcusable.
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
Almost halfway down the aisle, she saw someone she wasn't expecting, and she almost stumbled on her ...
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor the judgment to hold their tongues
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
Since that all things thou wouldst praise / Beauty took from those who loved them / In other days.
WALTER DE LA MARE
When life is unhappy it is hard to endure, when it is happy it is terrible to think of it ending. Bo...
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
A true friend is the most precious of all possessions and the one we take the least thought about ac...
FRANçOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
I would have loved to have met Elvis Presley, ... He was the King. It's very interesting to me; the ...
OSCAR DE LA HOYA
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
I've notice that when people receive a leadership title they automatically get this mindset of "I'm ...
RYAN DE LA ROSA
Modesty is to merit, as shades to figures in a picture, giving it strength and beauty
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and activity of i...
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
I used to be so angry about the kids that had stuff. Like the kids that had cars, the kids that had ...
MATT DE LA PENA
Not to be able to bear with all bad-tempered people with whom the world is crowded, shows that a man...
JEAN DE LA BRUYèRE
Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think.
JEAN DE LA BRUYèRE
The viewless air seemed to be flocking with hidden listeners. The very clearness and the crystal sil...
WALTER DE LA MARE
The pleasure of criticizing takes away from us the pleasure of being moved by some very fine things.
JEAN DE LA BRUYèRE
It was to be a day of queer experiences. He had never realized with how many miracles mere everyday ...
WALTER DE LA MARE
If you wish to be held in esteem, you must associate only with those who are esteemable
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
In this world we must help one another.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
This fellow did not see further than his own nose.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
We believe no evil till the evil's done
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
In all matters one must consider the end.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
The ant is no lender; that is the least of her faults.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
Never sell the bear's skin before one has killed the beast.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
Beware so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
Let us not be so difficult; the most accommodating are the cleverest.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
Help thyself and Heaven will help thee
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
One of the secrets of getting more done is to make a TO DO List every day, keep it visible, and use ...
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
Patience and passage of time do more than strength and fury.
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
The strongest passion is fear
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
Hatred is so lasting and stubborn, that reconciliation on a sickbed certainly forebodes death
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
FRANçOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than we wish.
FRANçOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth
JEAN DE LA BRUYERE
You can't ignore what some bands have done. I know that from my own experience, from the way my life...
ZACK DE LA ROCHA
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
FRANçOIS DE LA ROUCHEFOUCAULD
We only acknowledge small faults in order to make it appear that we are free from great ones.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
It is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver. [Fr., Car c'est double plaisir de tromper le trompe...
JEAN DE LA FONTAINE
Your heart weeps a little bit when you have to say goodbye to a crew you spend two months with, but ...
JOSEPHINE DE LA BAUME
When you see an Alexander McQueen fashion show, you are taken on a journey. It's surreal.
JOSEPHINE DE LA BAUME
I love Frida Kahlo.
PAZ DE LA HUERTA
The old begin to complain of the conduct of the young when they themselves are no longer able to set...
FRANçOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all imaginable care has been t...
FRANçOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these are, in ...
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses ...
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Prove it!" she hissed. "Prove you are who you are!"
"We don't have time for this! You really wa...
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
I don't ever wear makeup. I steam my face. I put hot water to open pores and cold water to close...
PAZ DE LA HUERTA
Characteristics of a leader: 1. Servanthood 2. Discipleship 3. Obedience
RYAN DE LA ROSA
It was the truth, and like any truth, it was powerful.
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ
It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives to all the miseries, but is dead to all the...
FRANCOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD