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  • #1
    Laurence Sterne
    “Dear sensibility! Source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys, or costly in our sorrows! Eternal fountain of our feelings! 'tis here I trace thee and this is thy divinity which stirs within me...All comes from thee, great-great SENSORIUM of the world!”
    Laurence Sterne, A Sentimental Journey

  • #2
    Samuel Richardson
    “Tired of myself longing for what I have not”
    Samuel Richardson, Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady

  • #3
    James Joyce
    “He could not feel her near him in the darkness nor hear her voice touch his ear. He waited for some minutes listening. He could hear nothing: the night was perfectly silent. He listened again: perfectly silent. He felt that he was alone.”
    James Joyce, Dubliners

  • #4
    James Joyce
    “Too excited to be genuinely happy”
    James Joyce, Dubliners

  • #5
    James Joyce
    “Sometimes he caught himself listening to the sound of his own voice. He thought that in her eyes he would ascent to an angelical stature; and, as he attached the fervent nature of his companion more and more closely to him, he heard the strange impersonal voice which he recognised as his own, insisting on the soul's incurable lonliness. We cannot give ourselves, it said: we are our own.”
    James Joyce, Dubliners

  • #6
    James Joyce
    “Every bond is a bond to sorrow.”
    James Joyce

  • #7
    James Joyce
    “and yet her name was like a summons to all my foolish blood.”
    James Joyce, Dubliners

  • #8
    Hermann Hesse
    “Oh, love isn't there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.”
    Hermann Hesse, Wer lieben kann, ist glücklich. Über die Liebe
    tags: love

  • #9
    Hermann Hesse
    “You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation...and that is called loving. Well, then, love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is your aversion that hurts, nothing else.

    Hermann Hesse, Wer lieben kann, ist glücklich. Über die Liebe
    tags: love

  • #10
    “Moracete da se pomirite sa gubitkom jednog dela svog samopostovanja i svoje brige o ponosu ukoliko stvarno zelite da napredujete.”
    Graham Fuller, How to Learn a Foreign Language

  • #11
    William Shakespeare
    “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
    And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”
    William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • #12
    William Shakespeare
    “My bounty is as boundless as the sea,
    My love as deep; the more I give to thee,
    The more I have, for both are infinite.”
    William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

  • #13
    Henry Van Dyke
    “Time is
    Too Slow for those who Wait,
    Too Swift for those who Fear,
    Too Long for those who Grieve,
    Too Short for those who Rejoice;
    But for those who Love,
    Time is not.”
    Henry Van Dyke, Music and Other Poems

  • #14
    William Shakespeare
    “They do not love that do not show their love.”
    William Shakespeare, The Two Gentlemen of Verona
    tags: love

  • #15
    William Shakespeare
    “He that is thy friend indeed,
    He will help thee in thy need:
    If thou sorrow, he will weep;
    If thou wake, he cannot sleep:
    Thus of every grief in heart
    He with thee doth bear a part.
    These are certain signs to know
    Faithful friend from flattering foe.”
    William Shakespeare, The Passionate Pilgrim

  • #16
    William Shakespeare
    “The course of true love never did run smooth.”
    William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • #17
    Hermann Hesse
    “Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.”
    Hermann Hesse

  • #18
    Hermann Hesse
    “Often it is the most deserving people who cannot help loving those who destroy them.”
    Hermann Hesse
    tags: love

  • #19
    Hermann Hesse
    “You are only afraid if you are not in harmony with yourself. People are afraid because they have never owned up to themselves. A whole society composed of men afraid of the unknown within them!”
    Hermann Hesse

  • #20
    Hermann Hesse
    “When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you love someone, you love them with their faults.”
    Hermann Hesse, Wer lieben kann, ist glücklich. Über die Liebe
    tags: love

  • #21
    Hermann Hesse
    “The world is not imperfect or slowly evolving along a path to perfection. No, it is perfect at every moment, every sin already carries grace in it.”
    Hermann Hesse, Wer lieben kann, ist glücklich. Über die Liebe
    tags: love

  • #22
    Hermann Hesse
    “Love must not entreat,' she added, 'or demand. Love must have the strength to become certain within itself. Then it ceases merely to be attracted and begins to attract.”
    Hermann Hesse, Demian. Die Geschichte von Emil Sinclairs Jugend

  • #23
    Laurie Lee
    “The prospect Smiler was a manic farmer. Few men I think can have been as unfortunate as he; for on the one hand he was a melancholic with a loathing for mankind, on the other, some paralysis had twisted his mouth into a permanent and radiant smile. So everyone he met, being warmed by his smile, would shout him a happy greeting. And beaming upon them with his sunny face he would curse them all to hell.”
    Laurie Lee, Cider With Rosie
    tags: smile

  • #24
    Alexander Pope
    “All forms that perish other forms supply,
    (By turns we catch the vital breath and die)
    Like bubbles on the sea of matter borne,
    They rise, they break, and to that sea return.”
    Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man

  • #25
    Alexander Pope
    “Our judgments, like our watches, none
    go just alike, yet each believes his own”
    Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism

  • #26
    Oscar Wilde
    “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #27
    Oscar Wilde
    “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #28
    Oscar Wilde
    “All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

  • #29
    Oscar Wilde
    “Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #30
    Oscar Wilde
    “To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.”
    Oscar Wilde



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