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“The Flower that Once has Blown Forever Dies.”

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“Be Happy for This Moment. This Moment is Your Life.”

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“The Thoughtful Soul to Solitude Retires.”

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“Don't Cry upon You losses, Don't Mesure Today with Tommorows Don't Trust to Passed and Coming Day Believe in Now and Be Happy Today.”

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“A Loaf of Bread, a Jug of Wine, and Thou.”

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“Drink Wine. This is Life Eternal. This is all that Youth will Give You. It is The Season for Wine, Roses and Drunken Friends. Be Happy for This Moment. This Moment is Your Life.” 

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“As Far as You can Avoid it, Do Not Give Grief to anyone. Never Inflict Your Rage on another. If You Hope for Eternal Rest, Feel The Pain Yourself; but Don’t Hurt Others.”

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“The Moving Finger Writes, and Having Written Moves on. Nor all thy Piety nor all thy Wit, can Cancel Half a Line of it.” 

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“Your Hand can Seize Today, but Not Tomorrow; and Thoughts of Your Tomorrow are Nothing but Desire. Don’t Waste this Breath, if Your Heart isn’t Crazy, since "The Rest of Your Life" won’t Last Forever.”

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“Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath The Bough, A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou Beside Me Singing in The Wilderness - And Wilderness is Paradise enow.”

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“The Value of Three Things is justly Appreciated by all Classes of Men: Youth, by The Old; Health, by The Diseased; and Wealth, by The Needy.” 

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“I Sent My Soul through The Invisible, Some Letter of that After-life to Spell; and by and by My Soul Returned to Me, and Answer'd, 'I Myself am Heav'n and Hell'”

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“When I Want to Understand what is Happening Today or Try to Decide what will Happen Tomorrow, I Look Back.”

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“To Wisely Live Your Life, You Don't Need to Know much Just Rememeber Two Main Rules for The Beginning: You Better Starve, than Eat Whatever And Better Be alone, than with Whoever.”

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“Myself when Young did Eagerly Frequent Doctor and Saint, and Heard Great Argument about it and about: but Evermore Came out by The Same Door as in I Went.”

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“My Friend, let's Not Think of Tomorrow, but let's Enjoy This Fleeting Moment of Life.”

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“There was a Door to which I Found No Key: There was The Veil through which I might Not See.”

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“Don’t Pursue Happiness! Life is as Short as a Sigh.”

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“Dead Yesterdays and Unborn Tomorrows, why Fret about it, if Today Be Sweet.”

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“Men Talk of Heaven, - There is No Heaven but here; Men Talk of Hell, - There is No Hell but here; Men of Hereafters Talk and Future Lives, - O Love, There is No Other Life - but here.”

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“How Sad, a Heart that does Not Know how to Love, that does Not Know what it is to Be Drunk with Love. If You are Not in Love, how can You Enjoy The Blinding Light of The Sun, The Soft Light of The Moon?” 

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“Never Inflict Your Rage on another. If You Hope for Eternal Rest Feel The Pain Yourself, but Don’t Hurt Others.”

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“Realise This: One Day Your Soul will Depart from Your Body and You will Be Drawn Behind The Curtain that Floats between Us and The Unknown. While You Wait for that Moment, Be Happy, Because You Don't Know where You Came from and You Don't Know where You will Be Going.” 

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“Life is as Short as a Raging Fire: Flames The Passer-by soon Forgets, Ashes The Wind Blows away. A Man’s Life.”

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“Poor Soul, You will Never Know anything of Real Importance. You will Not Uncover even One of Life's Secrets. Although all Religions Promise Paradise, Take Care to Create Your Own Paradise here and Now on Earth.” 

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“Oh, The Brave Music of a Distant Drum!”

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“Tis all a Checker-board of Nights and Days where Destiny with Men for Pieces Plays: Hither and Thither Moves, and Mates and Slays, and One by One Back in The Closet Lays.”

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“A Hair Divides what is False and True.”

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“Drink! for You Know Not when You Came, nor why; Drink! for You Know Not why You Go, nor where.”

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“The Worldly Hope Men Set their Hearts upon Turns Ashes - or it Prospers; and Anon, Like Snow upon The Desert's Dusty Face, Lighting a Little Hour or Two - is Gone.”

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“Ah Make The Most of what yet We may Spend, before We too into Dust Descend.”

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“To Be Free of Belief and Unbelief is My Religion.”

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“I am a Mirror... and, who Looks in Me... Whatever Good or Bad He Speaks... He Speaks of himself.”

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“So I Be Written in The Book of Love. I Do Not Care about that Book above. Erase My Name, or Write it as You will. So I Be Written in The Book of Love.”

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“In Monasteries, Seminaries, Retreats and Synagogues, They Fear Hell and Seek Paradise. Those who Know The Mysteries of God Never let that Seed Be Planted in their Souls.”

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“When You are so Full of Sorrow that You Can't Walk, Can't Cry anymore, Think about The Green Foliage that Sparkles after The Rain. When The Daylight Exhausts You, when You Hope a Final Night will Cover The World, Think about The Awakening of a Young Child.”

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“You Know, My Friends, with what a Brave Carouse I Made a Second Marriage in My House; Favored Old Barren Reason from My Bed, and Took The Daughter of The Vine to Spouse.”

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“There was a Water-drop, it Joined The Sea, A Speck of Dust, it was Fused with Earth; what of Your Entering and Leaving this World? A Fly Appeared, and Disappeared.”  

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“Better Be Jocund with The Fruitful Grape than Sadden after None, or Bitter, Fruit.” 

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“Today is The Time of My Youth I Drink Wine Because it is My Solace; Do Not Blame Me, although it is Bitter it is Pleasant, It is Bitter Because it is My Life.” 

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“Fools, Your Reward is neither here nor There.”

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“The Lower The Soul of a Person, The Higher The Nose up. He Stretches his Nose to where The Soul has Not Grown.”

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“A Drink is Shorter than a Tale.” 

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“Drink Wine and Look at The Moon and Think of all The Civilisations The Moon has Seen Passing by.” 

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“I Came Like Water, and Like Wind I Go.”

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“Tonight I will Make a Tun of Wine, Set Myself Up with Two Bowls of it; First I will Divorce absolutely Reason and Religion, Then Take to Wife The Daughter of The Vine.”

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“It’s too Bad if a Heart Lacks Fire, and is Deprived of The Light of a Heart Ablaze. The Day on which You are Without Passionate Love is The Most Wasted Day of Your Life.” 

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“Justice is The Soul of The Universe.”

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“I Wonder what The Vintners Buy One Half so Precious as The Stuff They Sell.”

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“I Value The Lover's Sighs of Happiness and I Despise The Hypocrite Mumbling his Prayers.”

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