I doubt these quotes will be useful. But I need something to start with. Allusion: “Remember that I am thy creature; I ought to be thy Adam, but I am rather the fallen angel.” Allusion: “But it was all a dream; no Eve soothed my sorrows nor shared my thoughts; I was alone. I remembered […]

“Yet I am not more sure that my soul lives, than I am that perverseness is one of the primitive impulses of the human heart.” ‘The Black Cat’ written by author Edgar Allan Poe and was published on August 19th 1843. Along with many other short stories, Poe writes of a character who loses their […]

“It seemed to be a near contradiction to say that there are truths imprinted on the soul, which it perceives or understands not; imprinting if it signify anything, being nothing else but the making certain truths to be perceived.” John Locke was an English philosopher, who was an influential thinker to the era of enlightenment. […]

“The silence was unbroken, the darkness gave no token.” ‘The Raven’, was written by author Edgar Allan Poe in January of 1845. ‘The Raven’ tells the story of a man who is grieving for his recently passed mistress, when one night during a storm a raven starts knocking on his window seeking refuge. The raven […]

how to deal with people with different religious views than you. Thomas Hobbes “all of us start off in life with minds that are blank” – Locke “everything we think and know are from what we own experiences.” – Locke ideas we make when we are young are more important to when we are older, […]

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ALPS ” the majestic and wondrous scenes which surrounded our Swiss homeā€”the sublime shapes of the mountains, the changes of the seasons, tempest and calm, the silence of winter, and the life and turbulence of our Alpine summers.” “The weight upon my spirit was sensibly lightened as I plunged yet deeper in the ravine of […]

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MAN VS SELF “Often did my human nature turn with loathing from my occupation whilst still urged on by an eagerness which perpetually increased. I brought my work near to its conclusion.” “Life although it may only be an accumulation of anguish is dear to me, and I will defend it.” “How can I describe […]