Quotes

11 November 2014
God gives all men all earth to love, But, since man's heart is small, Ordains for each one spot shall prove Belovèd over all.
11 November 2014
The Colonel's son has taken a horse, and a raw rough dun was he, With the mouth of a bell and the heart of Hell and the head of a gallows-tree.
11 November 2014
He wrapped himself in quotations—as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
11 November 2014
Then ye returned to your trinkets; then ye contented your souls With the flannelled fools at the wicket or the muddied oafs at the goals.
11 November 2014
And the end of the fight is a tombstone white with the name of the late deceased, And the epitaph drear: "A Fool lies here who tried to hustle the East."
11 November 2014
Now I possess and am possessed of the land where I would be, And the curve of half Earth's generous breast shall sooth and ravish me!
11 November 2014
But remember please, the Law by which we live, We are not built to comprehend a lie, We can neither love nor pity nor forgive. If you make a slip in handling us you die.
11 November 2014
By the old Moulmein Pagoda, lookin' eastward to the sea, There's a Burma girl a-settin', and I know she thinks o' me; For the wind is in the palm-trees, and the temple-bells they say: "Come you back, you British soldier; come you back to Mandalay!"
11 November 2014
Ship me somewhere east of Suez, where the best is like the worst, Where there aren't no Ten Commandments an' a man can raise a thirst.
11 November 2014
'Tisn't beauty, so to speak, nor good talk necessarily. It's just IT. Some women'll stay in a man's memory if they once walked down a street.

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