Belief is a beautiful armor, but makes for the heaviest sword; like punching underwater, you never can hit who you're trying for.
But once a fool always a fool, and the greater the power in his hands the more disastrous is likely to be the use he makes of it. The heaviest calamity in English history, the breach with America, might never have occurred if George the Third had not been an honest dullard.james frazer
Feminism was always wrong to pretend that women could “have it all.” It is not male society but mother nature who lays the heaviest burden on woman. No husband or day care can adequately substitute for a mother’s attention. My feminist heroes are the boldly independent and childless Amelia Earhart and Katherine Hepburn, who has been outspoken in her opposition to the delusion of “having it all.”camille paglia
It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem and in my esteem age is not estimable.Lord Byron, from The Works of Lord Byron, ed. Rowland E. Prothero (1901), vol. V: Letters and Journals, ch. XXIII: "Detached Thoughts" (1821-10-15 – 1822-05-18), paragraph 72 (p. 445)
In this bad, twisted, topsy-turvy world, Where all the heaviest wrongs get uppermost.Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh (1856), Book V, line 981; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 911-17.
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