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1. "I would rediscover the secret of great communications and great combustions. I would say storm. I would say river. I would say tornado. I would say leaf. I would say tree. I would be drenched by all rains, moistened by all dews. I would roll like frenetic blood on the slow current of the eye of words turned into mad horses into fresh children into clots into curfew into vestiges of temples into precious stones remote enough to discourage miners. Whoever would not understand me would not understand any better the roaring of a tiger."
Author: Aimé Césaire
2. "The aim of life is no more to control the mind, but to develop it harmoniously; not to achieve salvation here after, but to make the best use of it here below; and not to realise truth, beauty and good only in contemplation, but also in the actual experience of daily life; social progress depends not upon the ennoblement of the few but on the enrichment of democracy; universal brotherhood can be achieved only when there is an equality of opportunity - of opportunity in the social, political and individual life.— from Bhagat Singh's prison diary, p. 124"
Author: Bhagat Singh
3. "There must still be room for the falling note, of course. Even in an undying world there are times when beauty passes from sight, or love passes from the heart, and we feel the sorrow of partition."
Author: Clive Barker
4. "Throughout the centuries, man has considered himself beautiful. I rather suppose that man only believes in his own beauty out of pride; that he is not really beautiful and he suspects this himself; for why does he look on the face of his fellow-man with such scorn?"
Author: Comte De Lautreamont
5. "Helen, thy beauty is to me"
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
6. "All we have, it seems to me, is the beauty of art and nature and life, and the love which that beauty inspires."
Author: Edward Abbey
7. "Why am I afraid to dance, I who love music and rhythm and grace and song and laughter? Why am I afraid to live, I who love life and the beauty of flesh and the living colors of the earth and sky and sea? Why am I afraid to love, I who love love?"
Author: Eugene O'Neill
8. "A person however learned and qualified in his life's work in whom gratitude is absent, is devoid of that beauty of character which makes personality fragrant."
Author: Hazrat Inayat Khan
9. "The tyrant is asleep to beauty and awake to ugliness."
Author: Joshua Emmet
10. "Within the ring there lies an O,Within the O there looks an eye,In the eye there swims a sea,And in the sea reflected sky,And in the sky there shines the sun,Within the sun a bird of gold."
Author: Kathleen Raine
11. "I am now comfortable with standing in the beauty of my status as an unrepeatable and singular expression of humanity. I've become unwilling to discount the pieces of my soul that make me whole and disinclined to snuff my spark, break my brilliance or dim my shine. Living this truth supports and liberates me to live a life that complements my personal capability and capacity."
Author: LaShaun Middlebrooks Collier
12. "An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind."
Author: Mahatma Gandhi
13. "...The beauty of New York rests on a completely different base. It's unintentional. It arose independent of human design, like a stalagmitic cavern. Forms which are in themselves quite ugly turn up fortuitously, without design, in such incredible surroundings that they sparkle with a sudden wondrous poetry. ... Unintentional beauty. Yes. Another way of putting it might be 'beauty by mistake."
Author: Milan Kundera
14. "Want a closer look? (Tate)Like a screwdriver through my eye socket. Sure, let's have a look-see. (Simone)Ooo, welcome back, Ms. Snark. I've missed you. (Tate)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
15. "Dreams, memories, the sacred--they are all alike in that they are beyond our grasp. Once we are even marginally separated from what we can touch, the object is sanctified; it acquires the beauty of the unattainable, the quality of the miraculous. Everything, really, has this quality of sacredness, but we can desecrate it at a touch. How strange man is! His touch defiles and yet he contains the source of miracles."
Author: Yukio Mishima

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