War, he sung, is toil and trouble; Honour but an empty bubble. Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying, If the world be worth thy winning, Think, oh think, it worth enjoying.
Without calling the overall national issue a bubble, it's pretty clear that it's an unsustainable underlying pattern.Alan Greenspan
Life is mostly froth and bubble; :;:; Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another's trouble, :;:; Courage in your own.
Double, double toil and trouble, Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.william shakespeare
Question not, but live and labour Till yon goal be won, Helping every feeble neighbour, Seeking help from none; Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone: in another's trouble, in your own.Adam Lindsay Gordon
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day likea football, and it will be round and full at evening.Oliver Wendell Holmes
Speculators may do no harm as bubbles on a steady stream of enterprise.But the position is serious when enterprise becomes the bubble on a whirlpool of speculation.When the capital development of a country becomes a by-product of the activities of a casino, the job is likely to be ill-done.
The upper classes really shouldn't open their mouths on television. Whatever it is they're saying, all your brain actually hears is "Tra la la, I live in a bubble, tra la la, murder a fox, tra la la, Conde Nast Traveller, tra la la, Kensington High Street, tra la la." They should know their place and keep quiet.charlie brooker
bubble, bubble, flows the streamLike an old tune through a dream.maurice thompson
Man’s life is but a jest,A dream, a shadow, bubble, air, a vapor at the best.george walter thornbury
"I came here to hunt ghosts and chew bubble gum, and I'm all out of bubble gum."phil brooks
"Double, treble, quadruple bubble, watch the stock market get into trouble..."garth nix
Like the dew on the mountain, Like the foam on the river, Like the bubble on the fountain, Thou art gone, and forever!walter scott
Neither of us said a word as we picked our way down the path for the next quarter of an hour, and the sky receded to a deep violet. I had the illusion that, as it got darker, it moved away from us, expanding like a bubble, rushing away at a million light-years an hour, and as it whooshed past stars, we began to see them.neal stephenson
Yet there are moments when the walls of the mind grow thin; when nothing is unabsorbed, and I could fancy that we might blow so vast a bubble that the sun might set and rise in it and we might take the blue of midday and the black of midnight and be cast off and escape from here and now.virginia woolf
The bubble winked at me, and said, "You'll miss me brother, when you're dead."oliver herford
* * * Purple lilies Dante blew To a larger bubble with his prophet breath.
'Mid the sharp, short emerald wheat, scarce risen three fingers well, The wild tulip at end of its tube, blows out its great red bell, Like a thin clear bubble of blood, for the children to pick and sell.Robert Browning
The wind blows out, the bubble dies; The spring entomb'd in autumn lies; The dew dries up; the star is shot; The flight is past and man forgot.
This world's a bubble.
Or may I think when toss'd in trouble, This world at best is but a bubble.
Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble.william shakespeare
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