Star stuff Quote #306

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“We are star stuff which has taken its destiny into its own hands.”

Carl Sagan

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L’amour Aphorisms #97

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“True love is like ghostly apparitions: everybody talks about  them but few have ever seen one.”

“There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand copies, all different.”

“We forgive so long as we love.”

“We never desire passionately what we desire through reason alone.”

LA ROCHEFOUCAULD

Mother’s Day Aphorisms #95

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“Childrens are the anchors of a mother’s life.

SOPHOCLES

“Life began with waking up and  loving my mother’s face.”

GEORGE ELIOT

“All that I am, or hope to be. I owe to my angel mother.”

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

“A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lightening up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.”

HONORE DE BALZAC

“Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.”

ERIC FROMM

“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.”

THEODORE HESBURGH

Beauty Aphorisms #92

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“Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.”

GOETHE

“Beauty awakens the soul to act.”

DANTE

“Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.”

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

“To love beauty is to see light.”

VICTOR HUGO

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”

CONFUCIUS