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We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.
I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.
For love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith, But the faith and the love and the hope are all in the waiting.
Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind.
It's strange that words are so inadequate. Yet, like the asthmatic struggling for breath, so the lover must struggle for words.
A toothache, or a violent passion, is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes, its character, its importance or insignificance.
O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart: for the heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.
Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don't mean to do harm. But the harm does not interest them.Previous 1 2 3 4 Next