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Quote from Italo Calvino. A literary classic is one of those books that leaves the reader wondering what more there is to the story.
Quote from José Martí. All the glory of the world lies in a grain of corn.
Quote from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. With the plane, we learned to move in straight lines.
Quote from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams...
Quote from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Quote from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. But the eyes are blind. One must look with the heart.
Quote from François Mauriac. Reading, an open door to an enchanted world.
Quote from Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie. Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.
Quote from Albert Einstein. Don't worry about your problems with mathematics, I assure you mine are far greater.
Quote from Jules Renard. Old age comes suddenly, like snow. One morning upon awakening, we realize that everything is white.
Quote from Robert Orben. A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.
Quote from Albert Einstein. Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Quote from Yvan Audouard. It was so beautiful that I closed my eyes.
Quote from Oscar Wilde. The beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.
Quote from Ann Bradstreet. If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant. If we did not sometimes taste adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome
Quote from Niels Bohr. An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field.
Quote from Octavio Paz. Translating is the most profound form of reading.
Quote from Charles Baudelaire. Work is less boring than play.
Kurd proverb. Let your kiss have the heat of the sun and the rose will give you all its perfume.
Quote from William Shakespeare. Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.
Quote from Buddhahood. Pleasure is gathered, joy is gathered and happiness is cultivated.
Irish proverb. A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.
Quote from Emmanuel Kant. Music is the language of emotions.
Quote from Sydney Smith. Have the courage not knowing many things to avoid the certainty of knowing nothing.
Quote from Oscar Wilde. It is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things wonderful.
Quote from Richard Wagner. Joy is not in things; It is in us.
Quote from Joseph Roux. Loving to know is human, knowing to love is divine.
Quote from Friedrich Nietzsche. Without music, life would be a mistake.
Quote from Thomas Browne. We carry inside us the wonders we seek outside us.
Quote from Seneca. It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Quote from George Bernard Shaw. Every change in our laws takes money out of somebody's pocket and puts it into somebody else's.
Quote from Gandhi. Everything we eat without really needing to is plunder from the stomachs of the poor.
Quote from Calderon. All the treasures of the earth are not worth the happiness of being loved.
Quote from Victor Hugo. Reverie is the vapor of thought.
Quote from Seneca. Hasten to live well and think that every day is a life alone.
Quote from Jules Renard. Sulky: a kids' strike.
Quote from Madame de Genlis. We are overly surprised by what we rarely see and not surprised enough by what we see every day.
Quote from Seneca. Anger is like an avalanche that breaks on what it breaks.
Quote from Pythagoras. A thought is an idea in transit.
Quote from Friedrich Nietzsche. Happiness is continuing to desire what you already possess.
Quote from Voltaire. Those seeking metaphysical causes to laughter are not happy.
Italian proverb. You can paint a flower, but not its smell.
Quote from Alexandre Dumas. Appetite is the consciousness of the body.
Quote from Pythagoras. Who speaks, sow. Who hears, harvest.
Quote from Epicurus. Let us hasten to succumb to temptation, before she strays.
Quote from Maurice Maeterlinck. All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
Quote from Eric Berne. We're born princes and the civilizing process turns us into frogs.
Quote from Alphonse Allais. Mushrooms grow in damp places. That’s why they are shaped like an umbrella.
Quote from Eugène Labiche. The lucky man is the one who arrives at everything. The unlucky is the one to whom everything happens.
Quote from Blaise Pascal. When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.
Chinese proverb. Do not fear going forward slowly. Fear only to stand still.
Chinese proverb. No need to raise your voice when you're right.
Quote from Guy de Maupassant. The kiss is the safest way to shut up saying everything.
Quote from Molière. One must eat to live, and not live to eat.
Quote from Seneca. Life is like a fairy tale; what matters is not its length but its value.
Persian proverb. Nothing is ever closed, except your own eyes.
Quote from George Sand. Butterflies are just flowers that gone a day of celebration where nature was in vein of invention and fertility.
Chinese proverb. Anyone asking a question is likely to look silly for five minutes. Anyone asking no questions will remain silly all his life.
Quote from Alvare Sanchez de Moncades. Speak. If only useful things were said, there would be a great silence in the world.
Quote from Anatole France. It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.
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