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Letter "V" » verities
«An illusion which makes me happy is worth a verity which drags me to the ground»
«Listen to the Exhortation of the Dawn! Look to this Day! For it is Life, the very Life of Life. In its brief course lie all the Verities and Realities of your Existence. The Bliss of Growth, The Glory of Action, The Splendor of Beauty; For Yesterday is but a Dream, And To-morrow is only a Vision; But To-day well lived makes Every Yesterday a Dream of Happiness, And every Tomorrow a Vision of Hope. Look well therefore to this Day! Such is the Salutation of the Dawn!»
, Day After Tomorrow
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, The Day After Tomorrow
, to this day
«People can say what they like about the eternal verities, love and truth and so on, but nothing's as eternal as the dishes»
«Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the verities of knowledge»
«In verity we are the poor. This humanity we would claim for ourselves is the legacy, not only of the Enlightenment, but of the thousands and thousands of European peasants and poor townspeople who came here bringing their humanity and their sufferings with them. It is the absence of a stable upper class that is responsible for much of the vulgarity of the American scene. Should we blush before the visitor for this deficiency?»
«The final test of religious faith is whether it will enable men to endure insecurity without complacency or despair, whether it can so interpret the ancient verities that they will not become mere escape hatches from responsibilities but instruments of insights into what civilization means.»
«Our conscience is not the vessel of eternal verities. It grows with our social life, and a new social condition means a radical change in conscience.»
«It has pleased God that divine verities should not enter the heart through the understanding, but the understanding through the heart»
«It is a maudlin and indecent verity that comes out through the strength of wine.»
«The way of paradoxes is the way of truth. To test Reality we must see it on the tight-rope. When the Verities become acrobats we can judge them.»
Author: Oscar Wilde
, rope in
, rope up