Most days I’ll be sharing some of the quotes that have inspired me, made me smile or just made me think.
Classic Quotes #67
You shall create beauty not to excite the senses
but to give sustenance to the soul.
~ Gabriela Mistral
but so are roses
on a birthday.
~ Leonard Nimoy, Come Be With Me: A Collection of Poems
Love shall be our token; love be yours and love be mine.
~ Christina Rossetti
Jorge Luis Borges
Sometimes, looking at the many books I have at home, I feel I shall die before I come to the end of them, yet I cannot resist the temptation of buying new books. Whenever I walk into a bookstore and find a book on one of my hobbies — for example, Old English or Old Norse poetry — I say to myself, “What a pity I can’t buy that book, for I already have a copy at home.
~ Jorge Luis Borges, This Craft of Verse
I’m not going to cry all the time
nor shall I laugh all the time,
I don’t prefer one “strain” to another.
~ Frank O’Hara