Poets are the sense, philosophers the intelligence of humanity.
I chose to live in London, and I love it there. But I'm Scottish through and through. It's a great place, a beautiful land and a beautiful people.
Cricket makes no sense to me. I find it beautiful to watch and I like that they break for tea. That is very cool, but I don't understand. My friends from The Clash tried to explain it years and years ago, but I didn't understand what they were talking about.
It was like two different photographers, and shot in three different locations and it was really fun to do. There were 12 beautiful girls in it. It was great.
Death is the only pure, beautiful conclusion of a great passion.
I came back out here from England and I was there for a while and it was beautiful and it is just great to see London going from Spring to Summer and Autumn.
Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.
If I had my way, if I was lucky enough, if I could be on the brink my entire life - that great sense of expectation and excitement without the disappointment - that would be the perfect state.
Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part.
I've got a great sense of humor.
To have great poets, there must be great audiences too.
It is quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of humor, creating him a reasonable being, yet forcing him to take this ridiculous posture, and driving him with blind craving for this ridiculous performance.
Before embarking on important undertakings sit quietly calm your senses and thoughts and meditate deeply. You will then be guided by the great creative power of Spirit.
One of the most considerable advantages the great have over their inferiors is to have servants as good as themselves.
To have great poets, there must be great audiences.
Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
Poets are always ahead of things in a certain way, their sense of language and their vision.
Like a great poet, Nature knows how to produce the greatest effects with the most limited means.
The boy who is going to make a great man must not make up his mind merely to overcome a thousand obstacles, but to win in spite of a thousand repulses and defeats.
Her beauty is not conventional, it does not meet the classic dictates. Her face is rebelliously expresive. She enchants in the magical sense of the world.
Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness.
Everything, absolutely everything on this earth makes sense, and even the smallest things are worthy of our consideration.
A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.