Lovely quotes / 9

Monday, August 21, 2017

“A thousand little winds pass through me this morning, fragrant with forest leaves and bright autumnal berries.”
— Emily Dickinson, from a letter to Austin Dickinson written c. October 1851

“I think the only way we can grow and get on in this world is to accept the fact we’re not perfect and live accordingly.”
— Ray Bradbury, The Illustrated Man

“August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.”
— Sylvia Plath

“The sea: I didn’t lose myself in it; I found myself in it.”
— Albert Camus, Notebooks (1942-1951)

“We forgot crowns do nothing for kings but put weight on their heads and a target on their backs.”
— Loyce Gayo, How We Forget

“Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.”
— George Orwell, 1984

“Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely.”
— Edna St. Vincent Millay


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