Dante Alighieri · 0 pages
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“All hope abandon, ye who enter here.”
“The more a thing is perfect, the more it feels pleasure and pain.”
“L'amor che move il sole e l'altre stelle.”
“The devil is not as black as he is painted.”
“Through me you pass into the city of woe:
Through me you pass into eternal pain:
Through me among the people lost for aye.
Justice the founder of my fabric moved:
To rear me was the task of power divine,
Supremest wisdom, and primeval love.
Before me things create were none, save things
Eternal, and eternal I shall endure.
All hope abandon, ye who enter here.”
“O human race, born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou so fall?”
“Consider your origin. You were not formed to live like brutes but to follow virtue and knowledge.”
“Into the eternal darkness, into fire and into ice. ”
“The man who lies asleep will never waken fame, and his desire and all his life drift past him like a dream, and the traces of his memory fade from time like smoke in air, or ripples on a stream.”
“The day that man allows true love to appear, those things which are well made will fall into cofusion and will overturn everything we believe to be right and true.”
“There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery”
“Lost are we, and are only so far punished,
That without hope we live on in desire.”
“Midway upon the journey of our life, I found myself within a forest dark, for the straightforward pathway had been lost.”
“For she doth make my veins and pulses tremble.”
“أحلك الاماكن في الجحيم هي لأولئك الذين يحافظون على حيادهم في الأزمات الأخلاقيه”
“Nessun maggior dolore
che ricordarsi del tempo felice
“I did not die, and yet I lost life’s breath”
“Segui il tuo corso et lascia dir les genti
(Follow your road and let the people say)”
“The mind which is created quick to love, is responsive to everything that is pleasing, soon as by pleasure it is awakened into activity. Your apprehensive faculty draws an impression from a real object, and unfolds it within you, so that it makes the mind turn thereto. And if, being turned, it inclines towards it, that inclination is love; that is nature, which through pleasure is bound anew within you.”
“In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost. Ah, how hard a thing it is to tell what a wild, and rough, and stubborn wood this was, which in my thought renews the fear!”
“لقد طردتهم السماء كي لايَنقٌص جمالها , ولا تقبلهم الجحيمُ العميقة حتى لا يُحرِزَ الآثمون عليهم بعض الفخر..!”
“Those ancients who in poetry presented
the golden age, who sang its happy state,
perhaps, in their Parnassus, dreamt this place.
Here, mankind's root was innocent; and here
were every fruit and never-ending spring;
these streams--the nectar of which poets sing.”
“I found myself within a forest dark,”
“فقط كنت مُثقلاً بالنوم في اللحظة التى حِدتُ فيها عن طريق الصواب...”
“There, pride, avarice, and envy are the tongues men know and heed, a Babel of depsair”
“If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought.”
“As the geometer intently seeks
to square the circle, but he cannot reach, through thought on thought, the principle he needs, so I searched that strange sight.”
“Oh blind, oh ignorant, self-seeking cupidity whcih spurs as so in the short mortal life and steeps as through all eternity.”
“I found myself within a forest dark, for the straightfoward pathway had been lost. Ah me! How hard a thing is to say, what was this forest savage, rough, and stern, which in the very thought renews the fear. So bitter is it, death is little more...”
“Love, that exempts no one beloved from loving, seized me with pleasure of this man so strongly, that, as thou seest, it doth not yet desert me.”
“Once, I was a poet, and, like all poets, I spent too long in the Kingdom of Dreams.”
“That's what this little conversation is all about. The talk about my knives, the stroll on the terrace, the handholding and come-on about what my scar sounds like. Interesting technique. Tell me, what was your next move? Maneuvering me up against the wall here? Or me accidentally falling on your dick?”
“all getting sick of it.” “I’m going to kick your ass!” Victor howled as he hopped from one foot to the other like a boxer. Rapp didn’t say a word. He moved to the middle of the mat and motioned for Victor to join him. Victor started whooping and hollering as he danced circles around Rapp. He was throwing shadow punches and explaining in detail what he was going to do to Rapp, when suddenly one of the instructors reappeared in the doorway. “What in hell are you ladies doing?” Victor fell silent, but it was too late. “That’s it, you dumb-asses. If you’ve got enough energy to fight then you’ve got enough energy to run. You’ve got sixty seconds to muster”
“Found in a small stone cave bitten from the roadside, stitchless save for his great outsized boots and a plague of flies, fat on the human scrappage of dinners long past, Toad squatted in the slitted stomach of a warm child, eating loudly the face of her hapless, headless father, who sat a good foot off the ground impaled up the ass on a pointed post.”
“Todas las disparidades del mundo, las diversas alas de la paradoja, las dos caras del problema, las preguntas de deshojar la margarita, la concienca con forma de tijera, todas las polaridades, las cosas y sus imágenes y las cosas que no proyectan sombras y, sencillamente, las explosiones cotidianas de una calle, esta cara y aquélla, una casa y un dolor de muelas, explosiones que sólo tienen, en su nombre, letras diferentes, mi aguja todo lo atraviesa, y yo mismo, mis ávidas fantasías, todo lo que ha existido y hoy existe, somos parte de un collar de imcomprensible belleza y falta de sentido.”
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