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How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.
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Bell-shaped and ruffled, gracefully waving and lovely under the sea
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The national characteristics…the restless metaphysical curiosity, the tenderness of good living and the passionate individualism. This is the invisible constant in a place with which the ordinary tourist can get in touch just by sitting quite quietly over a glass of wine in a Paris bistro.
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And the wand-like lily which lifted up, As a Maenad, its moonlight-coloured cup, Till the fiery star which i its star, which is its eye, Gazed through clear dew on the tender sky
~Percy Bysshe Shelley~
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The higher we soar, the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.
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I like to think of thoughts as living blossoms borne by the human tree
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The Inuit people believed that Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) were torches of their ancestors who lit the path for the souls of the recently deceased, so that they may make it safely to the other side.
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It was such a spring day as breathes into a man an ineffable yearning, a painful sweetness, a longing that makes him stand motionless, looking at the leaves or grass, and fling out his arms to embrace he knows not what.
~John Galsworthy: The Forsyte Saga~
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There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.
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The fact that jellyfish have survived for 650 million years despite not having brains is great news for stupid people
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April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.
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Autumn Dreams by Robin Halioua. Absolutely beautiful play of light and shadows
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