To absent friends, lost loves, old gods, and the season of mists;
and may each and every one of us always give the devil his due.
In order to deserve, we must pay our dues and steadily work for perfection.
We must relish in struggle, and relinquish pride. We must dispel fear and seek enlightenment. We must shun division and honor love. We must know our hearts and seek to understand others. We must try, live, create, feel, grow and love.
Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.
Almost all crime is due to the repressed desire for aesthetic expression.
Full nakedness! All my joys are due to thee, as souls unbodied, bodies unclothed must be, to taste whole joys.
Posterity will pay everyone their due.
Whatever has overstepped its due bounds is always in a state of instability.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
That we are not much sicker and much madder than we are is due exclusively to that most blessed and blessing of all natural graces, sleep.
A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue.
That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.
A debt is just as hard for a Government to pay as it is for an individual.
No debt ever comes due at a good time. Borrowing is the only thing that seems handy all the time.
Desire will in due time externalize itself as concrete fact.
The pleasure we derive from the representation of the present is due, not only to the beauty it can be clothed in, but also to its essential quality of being the present.
The little trouble in the world that is not due to love is due to friendship.
The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the age.
The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour. Sobriety diminishes, discriminates, and says no; drunkenness expands, unites, and says yes.
An accident is an inevitable occurrence due to the actions of immutable natural laws.
The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity, although they may not always be honored so soon as they are due, are sure to be paid with compound interest in the end.
Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
Among the smaller duties of life I hardly know any one more important than that of not praising where praise is not due.
The unpredictability inherent in human affairs is due largely to the fact that the by-products of a human process are more fateful than the product.
Permit no hour to go by without it due improvement.