Quotes by Simonides, Epitaph for the Spartans who fell at Thermopylae

Go tell the Spartans, Passerby, That here, obedient to their laws, We lie.

Simonides, Epitaph for the Spartans who fell at Thermopylae

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Death smiles at us all, but all a man can do is smile back.

Marcus Aurelius

There may be a great fire in our soul, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.

Vincent Van Gogh

Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace! Where there is hatred let me sow love; Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; Where there is sadness, joy.

Saint Francis of Assisi, Prayer of St Francis attributed

The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television.

Unknown

Blade There are worse things out tonight than vampires. Dr. Karen Jenson Like what Blade Like me.

Blade

To be feared is to fear no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind.

Seneca »

A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.

Logan Pearsall Smith »