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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
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 Friedrich Nietzsche. Without music, life would be a mistake.
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 Joseph Roux. Loving to know is human, knowing to love is divine.
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 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.
Quote from Octavio Paz. Translating is the most profound form of reading.
Quote from Charles Baudelaire. Work is less boring than play.
Quote from George Bernard Shaw. Every change in our laws takes money out of somebody's pocket and puts it into somebody else's.
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 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.
Quote from Gandhi. Everything we eat without really needing to is plunder from the stomachs of the poor.
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.
Quote from Oscar Wilde. Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Quote from Laozi (老子). A travel of thousand miles begins always by a first step.
Quote from Jean-Jacques Rousseau. A gourmand's soul is entirely in his palate.
Quote from Stevie Wonder. Music is a world within itself. It is a language we all understand.
Chinese proverb. Stop reading for a long time, it's like losing an important friend.
Quote from Leo Tolstoy. There is no other love which consist to give life for them we love.
Quote from Dale Evans. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.
Quote from Henrik Ibsen. A forest bird never wants a cage.
Quote from Confucius. The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Quote from Max Frei. All your wishes will be fulfilled. Sooner or later. In any case.
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 Victoria Kirdiy. Santa Claus surely exists and he believes in you.
Quote from Paulo Coelho. If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to see the rain.
Quote from Alphonse de Lamartine. The world is a book of which we turn a page at every step.
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