“To be great, be whole;
Exclude nothing, exaggerate nothing that is not you.
Be whole in everything. Put all you are
Into the smallest thing you do.
So, in each lake, the moon shines with splendor
Because it blooms up above.”
“But I am not perfect in my way of putting things
Because I lack the divine simplicity
Of being only what I appear to be.”
“To be understood is to prostitute oneself”
“Without madness what is man
But a wholesome beast,
Postponed corpse that begets?”
“Lord, may the pain be ours, And the weakness that it brings, But at least give us the strength, Of not showing it to anyone!”
“This world is for those who are born to conquer it, Not for those who dream that are able to conquer it, even if they're right.”
“Give me some more wine, because life is nothing.”
“Again I see you, But me I don't see!, The magical mirror in which I saw myself has been broken, And only a piece of me I see in each fatal fragment - Only a piece of you and me!...”
“Isn't joyful or painful this pain in which I rejoice”
“There's a non-existent peace in the uncertain quietness”
“Ser poeta não é uma ambição minha. É a minha maneira de estar sózinho.”
“I believe in the World as in a daisy.
Because I see it. But I don’t think about it
Because thinking is not understanding…”
“Ποσες και ποσες μασκες
Πανω απο το προσωπο της ψυχης φοραμε...
Οταν γι' αστειο η ψυχη τη μασκα θελησει να βγαλει
Αραγε ξερει οτι ετσι αφηνει
Το προσωπο γυμνο να φανει;
Η μασκα η πραγματικη, δεν νιωθει τιποτα κατω απ' τη μασκα
Αλλα κοιταζει μες απ' αυτη με ματια κρυμμενα.”
“يولد الله . الآخرون يفنون. كلمة الحق
لم تأت ولم تذهب : وما تغيّر
هو الخطأ. لدينا أبدية جديدة،
وفي الأخير يكون ما ولى هو الأحسن.
العِلم الأعمى، ما يحرث هذه الأرض اليباب.
الإيمان الأحمق، يحيا بالحلم عن عبادته.
الرب الجديد محض كلمة جديدة أخرى.
لا تبحثْ ولا تؤمنْ : الظلام يغطي كل شيء.”
“Ποιος θα μ' εκανε ν' ακουσω καποιου την ανθρωπινη φωνη
Που θα ομολογουσε οχι μιαν αμαρτια, αλλα μιαν ατιμια
Που θα διηγιοταν οχι μια βιαιη πραξη, αλλα μια δειλη!
Οχι, ολοι ειναι το Ιδανικο, να, τους ακουω και μου μιλουν.
Υπαρχει κανεις σ' αυτο τον κοσμο να μου ομολογησει
Πως εστω μια φορα ηταν κακος;
Ω πριγκιπες, αδελφια μου,
Βλακες, ειμαι μπουχτισμενος απο ημιθεους!
Που εχει ανθρωπους σ' αυτον τον κοσμο;
Δηλαδη εγω ειμαι ο μονος
Λαθεμενος και κακος σ' αυτη τη γη;
“...Queen, goodbye forever!
Your wings were sunbeams, and my feet are clay
I'll never be well if I don't get to bed
I never was well unless I was stretched out across the universe.”
“كلنا نهدهد في الحضن طفلاً ميتاً”
“من سيقرأ أشعاري؟
صوب أية أَيْد ستتجه؟
زهرة أنا قطفوني من أجل متعة الأعين
شجرة نزعوا ثمارها للأفواه
نهر أنا و قَدَرُ مياهي أن تفارقني،
مقهور، و مع ذلك، تقريباً، مسرور
كَمَنْ أضجرتهُ ديمومة حزنه.”
“A vida é um hospital
Onde quase tudo falta.
Por isso ninguém te cura
E morrer é que é ter alta.”
“Saudades, só portugueses
Conseguem senti-las bem.
Porque têm essa palavra
Para dizer que as têm.”
“Era já de madrugada
E eu acordei sem razão,
Senti a vida pesada.
Pesado era o coração.”
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“A verdade, se ela existe, Ver-se-á que só consiste Na procura da verdade, Porque a vida é só metade.”
“Se te queres despedir
Não te despidas de mim,
Que eu não posso consentir
Que tu me trates assim.”
“Vi-te a dizer um adeus
A alguém que se despedia,
E quase implorei dos céus
Que eu partisse qualquer dia.”
“Se eu te pudesse dizer
O que nunca te direi,
Tu terias que entender
Aquilo que nem eu sei.”
“Só com um jeito do corpo
Feito sem dares por isso
Fazes mais mal que o demônio
Em dias de grande enguiço.”
“O moinho que mói trigo
Mexe-o o vento ou a água,
Mas o que tenho comigo
Mexe-o apenas a mágoa.”
“Duas vezes jurei ser
O que julgo que sou,
Só para desconhecer
Que não sei para onde vou.”
“Why does crime, even when as powerful as Cæsar, and assured of being beyond punishment, strive always for the appearances of truth, justice, and virtue? Why does it take the trouble?”
“The Man went to sleep in front of the fire ever so happy; but the Woman sat up, combing her hair. She took the bone of the shoulder of mutton – the big fat blade bone – and she looked at the wonderful marks on it, and she threw more wood on the fire, and she made a Magic. She made the first Singing Magic in the world.”
“I would rather have your friendship than the love of any other woman in the world.”
“I don't like the idea of you shivering unless I cause it. Stay warm.”
“Katherine," he said. He was still smiling.
"Yes." She leaned closer.
"Go to hell.”
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