What a cruel thing is war; to separate and destroy families and friends, and mar the purest joys and happiness God has granted us in this world; to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbours, and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world! I pray that, on this day when only peace and good-will are preached to mankind, better thoughts may fill the hearts of our enemies and turn them to peace. ... My heart bleeds at the death of every one of our gallant men.
Calm soul of all things! make it mine To feel, amid the city's jar, That there abides a peace of thine, Man did not make, and cannot mar.Matthew Arnold
Ma s grande es el odio que nos ha inspirado la Pen|nsula, que el mar que nos separa de ella; menos dif|cil es unir los dos continentes, que reconciliar los esp|ritus de ambos pa|ses. The hate that the Iberian peninsula has inspired in us is broader than the sea which separates us from it; it is less difficult to join both continents than to join both countries'souls.
Io venni in loco d'ogne luce muto,che mugghia come fa mar per tempesta,se da contrari venti è combattuto.dante alighieri
Per correr miglior acque alza le veleomai la navicella del mio ingegno,che lascia dietro a sé mar sì crudele.dante alighieri
"Me gusta el sol, Aliciay las palomas, el buen cigarroy la guitarra española,saltar paredes y abrir las ventanasy cuando llora una mujer.Me gusta el vino tanto como las floresy los conejos pero no los tractores,el pan casero y la voz de Doloresy el mar mojándome los pies,no soy de aqui ni soy de alláno tengo edad mi porvenir y ser felízes mi color de identidad."
The mother as a social servant instead of a home servant will not lack in true mother duty.... From her work, loved and honored though it is, she will return to her home life, the child life, with an eager, ceaseless pleasure, cleansed of all the fret and fraction and weariness that so mar it now.charlotte perkins gilman
Caminante, son tus huellasel camino, y nada más;caminante, no hay camino,se hace camino al andar.Al andar se hace camino,y al volver la vista atrásse ve la senda que nuncase ha de volver a pisar.Caminante, no hay camino,sino estelas en la mar.antonio machado
Fra l' ombre un lampo soloBasta al nocchier fugaceChe già ritrova il polo,Già riconosce il mar.metastasio
When a man makes a poem, makes it, mind you, he takes words as he finds them interrelated about him and composes them — without distortion which would mar their exact significances — into an intense expression of his perceptions and ardors that they may constitute a revelation in the speech that he uses. It isn’t what he says that counts as a work of art, it’s what he makes, with such intensity of perception that it lives with an intrinsic movement of its own to verify its authenticity.william carlos williams
Calm soul of all things! make it mine To feel, amid the city’s jar, That there abides a peace of thine, Man did not make, and cannot mar.Matthew Arnold
Na he that ay has levyt fre May nocht knaw weill the propyrte The angyr na the wrechyt dome That is couplyt to foule thyrldome, Bot gyff he had assayit it. Than all perquer he suld it wyt, And suld think fredome mar to prys Than all the gold in warld that is.john barbour
Os bons vi sempre passar No mundo graves tormentos; E para mais me espantar, Os maus vi sempre nadar Em mar de contentamentos.luís de camões
Ó grandes e gravíssimos perigos! Ó caminho de vida nunca certo: Que aonde a gente põe sua esperança, Tenha a vida tão pouca segurança! No mar tanta tormenta, e tanto dano, Tantas vezes a morte apercebida! Na terra tanta guerra, tanto engano, Tanta necessidade aborrecida! Onde pode acolher-se um fraco humano, Onde terá segura a curta vida, Que não se arme, e se indigne o Céu sereno Contra um bicho da terra tão pequeno?luís de camões
Affluent enviros are all for wind farms, until one is proposed that might mar the serenity of a sail from the crew-necked precincts near Nantucket Sound. Then it's clean energy for thee, not for me.charles krauthammer
More brain, O Lord, more brain! or we shall mar Utterly this fair garden we might win.George Meredith
It is time, love, to break off that sombre rose, shut up the stars and bury the ash in the earth; and, in the rising of the light, wake with those who awoke or go on in the dream, reaching the other shore of the sea which has no other shore.pablo neruda
Most modern calendars mar the sweet simplicity of our lives by reminding us that each day that passes is the anniversary of some perfectly uninteresting event.oscar wilde
Pluck one thread, and the web ye mar; Break but one Of a thousand keys, and the paining jar Through all will run.john greenleaf whittier
Nay, now you are too flat And mar the concord with too harsh a descant.william shakespeare
The wind swept, cold and pure, cut against our faces whistled in our ears filled our eyes with tears, but all unheeded as we gazed at the marvel stretched before us. For all doubts faded and fears were dispelled as before us stretched immortality, purification, a revelation of the world as God sees it, where no man has stepped to mar it.
Private opinion creates public opinion. Public opinion overflows eventually into national behaviour and national behaviour, as things are arranged at present, can make or mar the world. That is why private opinion, and private behaviour, and private conversation are so terrifyingly important.
Ó mar salgado, quanto do teu sal São lágrimas de Portugal!
E canta como lá se embarcaria Em Belém o remédio deste dano, Sem saber o que em si ao mar traria, O grão Pacheco, Aquiles Lusitano. O peso sentirão, quando entraria, O curvo lenho e o férvido Oceano, Quando mais n' água os troncos que gemerem Contra sua natureza se meterem.
Mend your speech a little, Lest you may mar your fortunes.
Striving to better, oft we mar what's well.
...of Awaiting and comes no more among his kin; not until the Sun passes and the Moon falls, shall it be known of what substance they were made. Like the crystal of diamonds it appeared, and yet was more strong than adamant, so that no violence could mar it or break it within the Kingdom of Arda.