Alas! all music jars when the soul's out of tune.
Alas, how quickly the gratitude owed to the dead flows off, how quick to be proved a deceiver.
And they that rule in England, in stately conclaves met, alas, alas for England they have no graves as yet.
Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
Alas, bacon and eggs are not health foods.
A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them!
Happy and alone, you say? Reclusive and merry? How oxymoronic! Pas possible! Alas, the concept is lost on so many.
The ALAS Foundation was born as a consequence and a continuation of what we are doing with Pies Descalzos. I started the Pies Descalzos foundation in Colombia when I was 18, and since then, I have been very involved in the crusade for education.
Both the IDB and Fundacion ALAS believe that the future of prosperity and equality that we hope for has to start today with higher investment and higher quality in Early Childhood Development programs throughout the region.
The fact is I am growing old too fast, alas! I feel it, and yet work I will, and may God grant me life to see the last plate of my mammoth work finished.
We need a government, alas, because of the nature of humans.
Art, like religion, arises from the spirit, but alas, the formalizing of spiritual life all too often ends in hypocrisy.
Alas! Alas! Life is full of disappointments; as one reaches one ridge there is always another and a higher one beyond which blocks the view.
Alas, I think I am becoming a god.
Marrying to increase love is like gaming to become rich; alas, you only lose what little stock you had before.
But, alas! what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have a higher Design than to get her a Husband?
While politicians may be forgiven for failing to predict the future - who can, alas? - it is amazing that they defiantly ignore the past.
Alas, I emerge from one disaster to fall into a worse.
The ideal, without doubt, varies, but its enemies, alas, are always the same.
Alas, we have not yet the power to render completely sterile or make impossible the errors and lies which will merely be America being itself rather than its unconvincing promise.
Often, alas, the most detestable kind of bourgeois is the anti-bourgeois kind of bourgeois.