All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.
Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
Pitiful is the person who is afraid of taking risks. Perhaps this person will never be disappointed or disillusioned; perhaps she won't suffer the way people do when they have a dream to follow. But when the person looks back--she will hear her heart.
The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle.
My ideas usually come not at my desk but in the midst of living.
The moment of that kiss contained every happy moment I had ever lived.
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal.
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am loved. I am not sure that you are of the same kind. But the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave. This is the world of light and speech, and I shall take leave to tell you that you are very dear.
via the magnificent
and this idea of quotes
and pictures, but i find this blog
does it better than most.
oh and the lovely natalie post
the most perfect quote of all time
on her blog this morning.