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Shakespeare has been praised in English more than anything mortal except poetry itself. Fame exhausts thought in his eulogy.


George Edward Woodberry

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There was ever more in him to be praised than to be pardoned.
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The drying up a single tear has more - Of honest fame than shedding seas of gore
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Fanaticism obliterates the feelings of humanity.
EDWARD GIBBON
One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' ca...
EDWARD ABBEY
No people require maxims so much as the American. The reason is obvious: the country is so vast, the...
EDWARD DAHLBERG
If you do not ask the right questions, you do not get the right answers. A question asked in the rig...
EDWARD HODNETT
The man that blushes is not quite a brute.
EDWARD YOUNG
Our birth is nothing but our death begun, As tapers waste the moment they take fire.
EDWARD YOUNG
Amiable weakness of human nature.
EDWARD GIBBON
'Tis impious in a good man to be sad.
EDWARD YOUNG
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
EDWARD GIBBON
If you can't solve their problems with therapy, solve them with drinking
EDWARD ABBEY
Kranzberg
EDWARD TENNER
The people who can most successfully lose weight and maintain a healthy life style are foodies. When...
EDWARD UGEL
Control's a funny thing. It comes and goes. Some days I had it, some days I didn't. It felt like eve...
EDWARD UGEL
Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgiv...
EDWARD CHAPIN
City people try to buy time as a rule, when they can, whereas country people are prepared to kill ti...
EDWARD HOAGLAND
Travel is ninety percent anticipation and ten percent recollection.
EDWARD STREETER
There often seems to be a playfulness to wise people, as if either their equanimity has as its sourc...
EDWARD HOAGLAND
Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.
EDWARD HOAGLAND
Procrastination is the thief of time.
EDWARD YOUNG
My sole literary ambition is to write one good novel, then retire to my hut in the desert, assume th...
EDWARD ABBEY
If the union between England and America is a powerful factor in the cause of peace, a new Triple Al...
EDWARD GREY
Some days it is a heroic act just to refuse the paralysis of fear and straighten up and step into an...
EDWARD ALBERT
Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even ...
EDWARD ABBEY
The polarization of Congress; the decline of civility; and the rise of attack politics in the 1980s,...
EDWARD BROOKE
Let a nation's fervent thanks make some amends for the toils and sufferings of those who survive...
EDWARD EVERETT
Our culture has become increasingly intolerant of that acute sorrow, that intense mental anguish and...
EDWARD HIRSCH
Of course, I do have a slight advantage over the rest of you. It helps in a pinch to be able to remi...
EDWARD VIII
The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.
EDWARD TELLER
The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things, everything is becoming s...
EDWARD TELLER
Physics is, hopefully, simple. Physicists are not.
EDWARD TELLER
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your...
EDWARD ABBEY
I do agree that when it comes to cyber warfare, we have more to lose than any other nation on earth.
EDWARD SNOWDEN
Sometimes to do the right thing, you have to break a law. And the key there is in terms of civil dis...
EDWARD SNOWDEN
The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
EDWARD GIBBON
The missionaries go forth to Christianize the savages - as if the savages weren't dangerous enou...
EDWARD ABBEY
Grown men do not need leaders.
EDWARD ABBEY
Taxation: how the sheep are shorn.
EDWARD ABBEY
The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other - instead of their real enem...
EDWARD ABBEY
Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum float...
EDWARD ABBEY
Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die.
EDWARD YOUNG
All people are paradoxical. No one is easily reducible, so I like characters who have contradictory ...
EDWARD NORTON
I think that zinc white has a property of scaling and cracking.
EDWARD HOPPER
There is a sort of elation about sunlight on the upper part of a house.
EDWARD HOPPER
Well, I've always been interested in approaching a big city in a train, and I can't exactly ...
EDWARD HOPPER
It's indeed surprising that replacing the elementary particle with a string leads to such a big ...
EDWARD WITTEN
I realize that homosexuality is a serious problem for anyone who is - but then, of course, heterosex...
EDWARD GOREY
Bathtub falls and police officers kill more Americans than terrorism, yet we've been asked to sa...
EDWARD SNOWDEN
The next generation of innovators, who need neutrality the most, are not at the bargaining table. Th...
EDWARD FELTEN
The one thing ... that is truly ugly is the climate of hate and intimidation, created by a noisy few...
EDWARD ABBEY
One in All
All in One--
If only this is realized,
No more worry about your not being ...
EDWARD CONZE
He rams his quill with scandal and with scoff, But 'tis so very foul, it won't go off.
EDWARD YOUNG
But from the hoop's bewitching round, He very shoe has power to wound.
EDWARD MOORE
Fond man! the vision of a moment made! Dream of a dream! and shadow of a shade!
EDWARD YOUNG
In times of life crisis, whether wild fires or smoldering stress, the first thing I do is go back to...
EDWARD ALBERT
They only babble who practise not reflection.
EDWARD YOUNG
Automobiles have always been part of my life, and I'm sure they always will be. What is it about...
EDWARD HERRMANN