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Thursday, 18 January 2018
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"To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace." (Tacitus, Publius Cornelius - Empire)

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Browse Quotations about Melancholy

 
Melancholy is at the bottom of everything, just as at the end of all rivers is the sea. Can it be otherwise in a world where nothing lasts, where all that we have loved or shall love must die? Is death, then, the secret of life? The gloom of an eternal mourning enwraps, more or less closely, every serious and thoughtful soul, as night enwraps the universe. - (Amiel, Henri Frederic - Melancholy)
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Melancholy, indeed, should be diverted by every means but drinking. - (Johnson, Samuel - Melancholy)
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Sweet bird, that shun the noise of folly, most musical, most melancholy! - (Milton, John - Melancholy)
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