As a means of contrast with the sublime, the grotesque is, in our view, the richest source that nature can offer.
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The word is the Verb, and the Verb is God.
Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.
Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul.
Men become accustomed to poison by degrees.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.
Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble in a statue the marble must be like flesh.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
The way the world is going, it's technology driven. And it isn't just driven by the old super powers, it's driven by the far east and new emerging economies.
Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people's actions, and see what they would be at, as often as it is practicable and to make this custom the more significant, practice it first upon yourself.
You know, in my hometown of Hope, Arkansas, the three sacred heroes were Jesus, Elvis, and FDR, not necessarily in that order.
And the wind shall say Here were decent godless people. Their only monument the asphalt road. And a thousand lost golf balls.
I don't hate women - they just sometimes make me mad.
The trouble with learning from experience is that you never graduate.
The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.
I used my imagination to make the grass whatever color I wanted it to be.
Whoever sets himself to see things as they are will find himself one of a very small circle but it is only by this small circle resolutely doing its own work that adequate ideas will ever get current at all.
God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.