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.
Double, double toil and trouble, Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.william shakespeare
Without calling the overall national issue a bubble, it's pretty clear that it's an unsustainable underlying pattern.Alan Greenspan
"Double, treble, quadruple bubble, watch the stock market get into trouble..."garth nix
Life is mostly froth and bubble; :;:; Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another's trouble, :;:; Courage in your own.
Titles are tinsel, power a corrupter, glorya bubble, and excessive wealth a libel on its possessor.Percy Bysshe Shelley
There is more in a common bubble than those who have only played with them generally imagine.c. v. boys
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
The real bubble in China is in US Treasuries, in US dollars"peter schiff
bubble, bubble, flows the streamLike an old tune through a dream.maurice thompson
Nature has had regard in everything no less to the end than to the beginning and the continuance, just like a man who throws up a ball. What good is it then for the ball to be thrown up, or harm for it to come down... what good is it to the bubble while it holds together, or what harm when it is burst?marcus aurelius
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
Like the dew on the mountain, like the foam on the river, like the bubble on the fountain, thou art gone, and for ever!walter scott
Ah, yes, the sea is still and deep, All things within its bosom sleep! A single step, and all is o'er, A plunge, a bubble, and no more.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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
Nature has had regard in everything no less to the end than to the beginning and the continuance, just like a man who throws up a ball. What good is it then for the ball to be thrown up, or harm for it to come down... what good is it to the bubble while it holds together, or what harm when it is burst?
War, he sung, is toil and trouble; Honour but an empty bubble.john dryden
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
The brassy wood-pigeons bubble their colourful voices, and the sun Rises upon a world well-tried and old.ted hughes