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Dungeon Quotes

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Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent,
the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.
- Lucretius

What other dungeon is so dark as one's own heart!
What jailer so inexorable as one's self!
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

He that has light within his own clear breast May sit in the centre,
and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul
and foul thoughts Benighted walks under the mid-day sun;
Himself his own dungeon.
- John Milton

The rat stops gnawing in the wood, the dungeon walls withdraw,
the weight is lifted your pulse steadies and the sun has found your heart,
the day was not bad, the season has not been bad,
there is sense and even promise in going on.
- Bernard De Voto

 

A pessimist is one who builds dungeons in the air.
- Walter Winchell

Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle;
but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
- Michel de Montaigne

Neither let us be slandered from our duty by false accusations against us,
nor frightened from it by menaces of destruction to
the Government nor of dungeons to ourselves.
- George Haven Putnam

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Somebody said they threw their copy of Dungeons and Dragons into the fire,
and it screamed.
It's a game!
The magic spells in it are as real as the gold.
Try retiring on that stuff.
- Gary Gygax

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity;
an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
- Winston Churchill

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere,
while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight.
The truly wise person is colorblind.
- Albert Schweitzer

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars,
or sailed to an uncharted land,
or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
- Helen Keller

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

A pessimist is never disappointed.
- Jack Cleary

There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.
- Mark Twain

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities
and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
- Harry S. Truman

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds,
and the pessimist fears this is true.
- James Branch Cabell

I think I probably hoped for it a little bit,
but I'm not an optimist.
I'm a realist...
or maybe even a pessimist.
- Clay Aiken

I am such a pessimist that every project has surpassed what I envisioned.
- Colin Mochrie

In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist.
Looking back, I realize I was only half right.
- Jack Nicholson

A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimists.
- Don Marquis

An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in.
A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
- Bill Vaughan

I vehemently deny that I was born a cynic and a pessimist.
- Paul Getty

No Christian can be a pessimist, for Christianity is
a system of radical optimism.
- William Ralph Inge

Don't ever become a pessimist...
a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist,
but an optimist has more fun, and neither can stop the march of events.
- Robert A. Heinlein

A pessimist and an optimist, so much the worse;
so much the better.
- Jean de La Fontaine

I'm a pessimist because of intelligence,
but an optimist because of will.
- Antonio Gramsci

I've never seen a monument erected to a pessimist.
- Paul Harvey

The pessimist complains about the wind;
the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
- William Arthur Ward

The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are
constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.
- George Will

I'm sort of a pessimist about tomorrow and an optimist
about the day after tomorrow.
- Eric Sevareid

Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist.
- Robert G. Allen

An optimist may see a light where there is none,
but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?
- Rene Descartes

A pessimist? That's a person who has been intimately
acquainted with an optimist.
- Elbert Hubbard

To a profound pessimist about life, being in danger is not depressing.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he crosses the street.
- Laurence J. Peter

A pessimist is a man who thinks all women are bad.
An optimist is one who hopes they are.
- Chauncey Depew

Every pessimist who ever lived has been buried in an unmarked grave.
Tomorrow has always been better than today,
and it always will be.
- Paul Harvey

I am not a pessimist; to perceive evil where it exists is,
in my opinion, a form of optimism.
- Roberto Rossellini

The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds.
The pessimist fears it is true.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

I'm not a pessimist, even though I do think awful things are going to happen.
- James Lovelock

The difference between an optimist and a pessimist?
An optimist laughs to forget,
but a pessimist forgets to laugh.
- Tom Bodett

I don't consider myself a pessimist.
I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain.
And I feel soaked to the skin.
- Leonard Cohen

Scratch a pessimist and you find often a defender of privilege.
- William Beveridge

I guess I'm a hopeful optimist, because to be a pessimist is to be suicidal.
- Peter Benchley

A pessimist is a man who tells the truth prematurely.
- Edmond Rostand

I am an anarchist in politics and an impressionist
in art as well as a symbolist in literature.
Not that I understand what these terms mean,
but I take them to be all merely synonyms of pessimist.
- Henry Brooks Adams

I am an optimist, unrepentant and militant.
After all, in order not to be a fool an optimist must
know how sad a place the world can be.
It is only the pessimist who finds this out anew every day.
- Peter Ustinov

I have been judged to be a pessimist but what abyss
of ignorance and low egoism is not hidden in one who
thinks that Man is the god of himself and that his
future can only be triumphant?
- Eugenio Montale

What if the Soviet intervention was a blessing in disguise?
It saved the myth that if the Soviets were not to intervene,
there would have been some flowering authentic democratic socialism and so on.
I'm a little bit more of a pessimist there.
I think that the Soviets - it's a very sad lesson -
by their intervention,
saved the myth.
- Slavoj Zizek

Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god,
still speaking almost gently.
The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds;
and the pessimist fears this is true.
- James Branch Cabell

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

Who never walks save where he sees
men's tracks, makes no discoveries.
- J. G. Holland

The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
- Thomas Carlyle

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

An error does not become truth
by reason of multiplied propagation,
nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
- E. Joseph Cossman

We make the assumption that everyone sees life the way we do
- don Miguel Ruiz

People love chopping wood.
In this activity one immediately sees results.
- Albert Einstein

A true friend sees the good in everything,
and brings out the best in the worst of things.
- Sasha Azevedo

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The moment a person forms a theory,
his imagination sees in every object
only the traits which favor that theory.
- Thomas Jefferson

He who experiences the unity of life
sees his own Self in all beings,
and all beings in his own Self,
and looks on everything with an impartial eye.
- The Buddha

BUILD UP YOUR CIRCLE....
A mind that perceives
What can rationally be.
A spirit that sees
Innovative possibility.
A heart that is open to
Both beginnings and ends.
A firm hand that fits readily
To the reach of a friend.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight,
and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
- Oscar Wilde

The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind;
the lawyer all the wickedness,
the theologian all the stupidity.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Every day sees humanity more victorious in the struggle with space and time.
- Guglielmo Marconi

Nobody sees the obvious, nobody observes the ordinary.
There are more miracles in a square yard of earth than
in all the fables of the Church.
- Robert Anton Wilson

The difficulty for Mr. Obama will be when the public
sees where his decisions lead -
higher inflation,
higher interest rates, higher taxes,
sluggish growth,
and a jobless recovery.
- Karl Rove

The painter should paint not only what he has in front of him,
but also what he sees inside himself.
- Caspar David Friedrich


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