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Cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay.
Hope
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Death is the veil which those who live call life; They sleep, and it is lifted.
Death and Dying
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Familiarity
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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How wonderful is death! Death and his brother sleep.
Death and Dying
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Man who man would be, must rule the empire of himself.
Empire
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Man's yesterday may never be like his morrow; Nought may endure but Mutability.
Change
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O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?
Winter
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Only nature knows how to justly proportion to the fault the punishment it deserves.
Nature
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Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
Music
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Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.
Poetry and Poets
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.
Poetry and Poets
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Power, like a desolating pestilence, pollutes whatever it touches.
Power
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age.
Revenge
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The gigantic shadows which futurity casts upon the present.
The future
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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The great instrument of moral good is the imagination.
Imagination
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.
Studying
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasure itself.
Sorrow
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The soul's joy lies in doing.
Happiness
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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There is no real wealth but the labor of man.
Labor
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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To be omnipotent but friendless is to reign.
Leaders and Leadership
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain.
Tragedies
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, The lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.
War
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun