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He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet,
by George Sand

He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet,
though he has never written a line in all his life.
- George Sand

Related topics: Poetry

There is only one happiness in life: to love and to be loved.
- George Sand

Work is not man's punishment.
It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
- George Sand

No human creature can give orders to love.
- George Sand

 

The prayers of a lover are more imperious than the
menaces of the whole world.
- George Sand

Admiration and familiarity are strangers.
- George Sand

Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.
- George Sand

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Women love always: when earth slips from them,
they take refuge in heaven.
- George Sand

Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world;
it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.
- George Sand

No one makes a revolution by himself;
and there are some revolutions which humanity accomplishes
without quite knowing how,
because it is everybody who takes them in hand.
- George Sand

The trade of authorship is a violent,
and indestructible obsession.
- George Sand

Vanity is the quicksand of reason.
- George Sand

The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment;
the eye of the body is not always that of the soul.
- George Sand

I have no enthusiasm for nature which the slightest
chill will not instantly destroy.
- George Sand

The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart.
- George Sand

I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord,
for they were born kings of the earth far more truly
than those who possess it only from having bought it.
- George Sand

We cannot tear out a single page of our life,
but we can throw the whole book in the fire.
- George Sand

Every historian discloses a new horizon.
- George Sand

Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life.
- George Sand

Guard well within yourself that treasure,
kindness.
Know how to give without hesitation,
how to lose without regret,
how to acquire without meanness.
- George Sand

One approaches the journey's end.
But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe.
- George Sand

Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it.
- George Sand

One changes from day to day, and...
after a few years have passed one has completely altered.
- George Sand

Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.
- George Sand

Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm:
it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which
we must cling as to a treasure,
and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words,
or in exact and priggish argument.
- George Sand

Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door,
deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy.
I accepted everything, I believed everything,
without struggle, without suffering,
without regret,
without false shame.
How can one blush for what one adores?
- George Sand

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone should carefully observe
which way his heart draws him,
and then choose that way with all his strength.
- Hasidic Proverb

What is it about sameness that so draws me,
and how could I begin to have
that same kind of attraction to change?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Suspended between earth and sky,
my humanity draws from both,
my tendrils reach for the energies of each.
Spirit and Ground - equal yet opposite,
the lightness and the solidarity,
the ephemeral and the substantial.
The substantial is no more and no less
than the ephemeral - merely different.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life,
its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from
which he draws his faith together with his life.
- Joseph Conrad

Well, my son really loves wildlife.
And everytime he draws a polar bear I want to tell
him there probably won't any by the time...
he's my age.
That's kinda hard to deal with.
- Thom Yorke

Imperialist enterprise draws political consequences.
- C. L. R. James

And suns grow meek, and the meek suns grow brief,
and the year smiles as it draws near its death.
- William C. Bryant

Our own self-love draws a thick veil between us and our faults.
- Lord Chesterfield

Money just draws flies.
- Mahalia Jackson

Love is the affinity which links and draws together
the elements of the world...
Love, in fact, is the agent of universal synthesis.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

You fall into my arms.
You are the good gift of destruction's path,
When life sickens more than disease.
And boldness is the root of beauty.
Which draws us together.
- Boris Pasternak

A man is hindered and distracted in proportion as he
draws outward things to himself.
- Thomas Kempis

Character is power; it makes friends,
draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth,
honor and happiness.
- John Howe

As the third anniversary of the September 11th attacks
draws near we must ensure our nation is prepared to
handle the continued threat of violence and terrorism on our country.
- Leonard Boswell

Do something everyday for no other reason than you would rather not do it,
so that when the hour of dire need draws nigh,
it may find you not unnerved and untrained to stand the test.
- William James

Nature is a dictionary; one draws words from it.
- Eugene Delacroix

My books were always full of ink blots,
always stained and covered with smeared sketches and pictures,
which one draws idly when his attention wanders from his task.
- Pierre Loti

Reasoning draws a conclusion, but does not make the conclusion certain,
unless the mind discovers it by the path of experience.
- Roger Bacon

The picture which the philosopher draws of the world
is surely not one in which every stroke is necessitated by pure logic.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you.
- Anita Roddick

When it draws near to witching time of night.
- Robert Blair

The time draws near, when a radical change must take
place for the whole world in the management of diplomacy.
- Lajos Kossuth

Then there was the whole concept of coal mining,
which is a culture unto itself, the most dangerous occupation in the world,
and which draws and develops a certain kind of man.
- Martin C. Smith

Let the pitcher move first, then, as he draws his arm back,
you draw the bat back and you are ready.
- Paul Waner

It draws you in and creates pictures,
so what I do is almost like a talking story book.
- Slick Rick

What I wanted to do was to get that sense of being
in touch with this lost world while holding onto what
draws readers and audiences there in the first place.
- Stephen Greenblatt

The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity,
although they may not always be honored so soon as they are due,
are sure to be paid with compound interest in the end.
- Charles Caleb Colton

He steps on stage and draws the sword of rhetoric,
and when he is through, someone is lying wounded and
thousands of others are either angry or consoled.
- Pete Hamill

Choose your companions from the best;
Who draws a bucket with the rest soon topples down the hill.
- William Butler Yeats

Obviously an actor draws on his own experience.
- Christopher Walken

Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws,
and asks no omen, but his country's cause.
- Homer

And you know, when you take on something like this,
you read a book like this, you know that it's going to be an adventure.
That's part of what draws you to it.
- Lawrence Kasdan

With two people and luggage on board she draws four inches of water.
Two canoe paddles will move her along at a speed reasonable
enough in moderate currents.
- C. S. Forester

It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events
compels the soul to look upwards,
and draws it from the things of this world to the other.
- Plato

There is a species of person called a 'Modern Churchman'
who draws the full salary of a beneficed clergyman
and need not commit himself to any religious belief.
- Evelyn Waugh

The lesson that any thinking person draws from the
Stewart saga is that when the government asks questions,
run for your lawyer and don't say a word.
Had Stewart kept her mouth shut, she'd be OK.
- Allan Sloan

Music is an extraordinary vehicle for expressing emotion -
very powerful emotions.
That's what draws millions of people towards it.
And, um, I found myself always going for these darker places and -
people identify with that.
- Annie Lennox

My style is where you see the individual and where
a personality is communicated through actions,
decisions, single objects and facts,
where the whole draws together to form a history.
- Martin Kippenberger

The whole image thing gets in the way.
Then there are the guys that it excites them and it's what draws them to me.
But I don't know whether they would care for me if
I didn't have this image.
- Picabo Street

What draws me to the theatre, and what appealed to me about Too Much Light,
is that you have no idea what's going to happen.
That's the most exciting part of theatre,
it's never the same.
If it were, it would be like watching a movie.
- Lusia Strus

You can't relate to a superhero, to a superman,
but you can identify with a real man who in times of
crisis draws forth some extraordinary quality from
within himself and triumphs but only after a struggle.
- Timothy Dalton

All human language draws its nature and value from
the fact that it both comes from the Word of God and
is chosen by God to manifest himself.
But this relationship is secret and incomprehensible,
beyond the bounds of reason and analysis.
- Jacques Ellul

The holiday season promotes
a heightened sense of community.
It draws our chins up and
helps us look above and over
the limiting fence of our own events,
activities and preoccupations.
The opportunity for a heroic gesture
can tap you quietly on the shoulder
in the midst of a holiday bustle.
If you are attentive,
you will notice the gentle touch
and will be able to respond. Remember...
There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

One of the big draws of the show is here's a guy who
is ordinary in a lot of ways but,
due to his profession, he's placed in extraordinary
situations that he has to make right with action and with thought.
That's what is appealing about Jack -
he takes charge.
- Kiefer Sutherland


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