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Quote Left For man, the vast marvel is to be alive. For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly ... Quote Right
Quote Left Anyone who is kind to man knows the fragmentariness of most men, and wants to arrange a society of power in which men fall naturally into a co... Quote Right
Quote Left His education lay like a film of white oil on the black lake of his barbarian consciousness. For this reason, the things he said were hardly i... Quote Right
Quote Left I have never seen a wild thing feel sorry for itself. A little bird will fall dead, frozen from a bough, without ever having felt sorry for itself. Quote Right
Quote Left All the great words, it seemed to Connie, were cancelled for her generation: love, joy, happiness, home, mother, father, husband, all these gr... Quote Right
Quote Left The great virtue in life is real courage that knows how to face facts and live beyond them Quote Right
Quote Left And this is the final meaning of work: the extension of human consciousness. The lesser meaning of work is the achieving of self-preservation. Quote Right
Quote Left He would not take that direction, to the darkness, to follow her. He walked towards the faintly humming, glowing town, quickly. Quote Right
Quote Left Every profound new movement makes a great swing also backwards to some older, half-forgotten way of consciousness. Quote Right
Quote Left his lips meet mine, and a flood Of sweet fire sweeps across me, so I drown Against him, die and find death good. Quote Right
Quote Left And whatÆs romance? Usually, a nice little tale where you have everything As You Like It, where rain never wets your jacket and gnats never bite your nose and itÆs always daisy-time Quote Right
Quote Left It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing Quote Right
Quote Left I always say, my motto is 'Art for my sake.' If I want to write, I write—and if I don't want to, I won't. The difficulty is to find exactly ... Quote Right
Quote Left Have you built your ship of death, O have you? O build your ship of death, for you will need it. Quote Right
Quote Left And it seems to me a blasphemy to say that the Holy Spirit is Love. In the Old Testament it is an Eagle: in the New it is a Dove. Christ insis... Quote Right
Quote Left We've got to live. No matter how many skies have fallen Quote Right
Quote Left Most fatal, most hateful of all things is bullying.... Sensual bullying of course is fairly easily detected. What is more dangerous is ideal b... Quote Right
Quote Left We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive - and part of the living, incarnate cosmos. Quote Right
Quote Left When one jumps over the edge, one is bound to land somewhere Quote Right
Quote Left 'As for your world of art and your world of reality,' she replied, 'you have to separate the two, because you can't bear to know what you are.... Quote Right
Quote Left There are three cures for ennui: sleep, drink and travel. Quote Right
Quote Left Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved Quote Right
Quote Left I believe a man is born first unto himself-for the happy developing of himself, while the world is a nursery, and the pretty things are to be snatched for, and pleasant things tasted some people seem to exist thus right to the end. But most are born again on entering manhood then they are born to humanity, to a consciousness of all the laughing, and the never-ceasing murmur of pain and sorrow that comes from the terrible multitudes of brothers. Quote Right
Quote Left We and the cosmos are one. The cosmos is a vast body, of which we are still parts. The sun is a great heart whose tremors run through our smallest veins. The moon is a great gleaming nerve-centre from which we quiver forever. Who knows the power that Saturn has over us or Venus But it is a vital power, rippling exquisitely through us all the time... Now all this is literally true, as men knew in the great past and as they will know again. Quote Right
Quote Left Now it is autumn and the falling fruit and the long journey towards oblivion.... Quote Right
Quote Left I am convinced that the majority of people to-day have good, generous feelings which they can never know, never experience, because of some fe... Quote Right
Quote Left Suddenly, like a chestnut falling out of burr, he was shed naked and glistening onto a soft, fecund earth, leaving behind him the hard rind of... Quote Right
Quote Left The great virtue in life is real courage that knows how to face facts and live beyond them. Quote Right
Quote Left Personality and mind, like moustaches, belong to a certain age. They are a deformity in a child.... Leave his sensibilities, his emotions, his... Quote Right
Quote Left Only this shimmeriness is the real living. The shape is a dead crust. The shimmer is inside really. Quote Right