Thou shalt not steal; an empty feat, When its so lucrative to cheat
If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars
Grace is given of god, but knowledge is bought in the market
Where lies the land, to which the ship would go?<br/>Far, far ahead is all, her seamen know.<br/>And where the land she travels from?<br/>Away, far far behind, is all that they can say.
This world is very odd we see, We do not comprehend it; But in one fact we all agree, God won't, and we can't mend it
And almost every one, when age, Disease, or sorrows strike him, Inclines to think there is a God, Or something very like him
And not by eastern windows only, / When daylight comes, comes in the light, / In front the sun climbs slow, how slowly, / But westward, look, the land is bright.
Good are the Ethics, I wis; good absolute, not for me, though; / Good, too, Logic, of course; in itself, but not in fine weather.
The highest political buzz word is not liberty, equality, fraternity or solidarity; it is service.
How pleasant it is to have money, heigh-ho! / How pleasant it is to have money.
Gay in the mazy, / Moving, imbibing the rosy, and pointing a gun at the horny!
Thy duty do? rejoined the voice, Ah, do it, do it, and rejoice; But shalt thou then, when all is done, Enjoy a love, embrace a beauty Like these, that may be seen and won In life, whose course will then be run; Or wilt thou be where there is none? I know not, I will do my duty.
O tell me, friends, while yet we part, And heart can yet be heard of heart, O tell me then, for what is it Our early plan of life we quit; From all our old intentions range, And why does all so wholly change? O tell me, friends, while yet we part!
I sit at my table en grand seigneur, And when I have done, throw a crust to the poor; Not only the pleasure, one's self, of good living, But also the pleasure of now and then giving. So pleasant it is to have money, heigh ho! So pleasant it is to have money.
Truth is a golden thread, seen here and there In small bright specks upon the visible side Of our strange being's party-coloured web.