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Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. (Quote by - Thomas Gray)

Instead of dirt and poison, we have rather chosen to fill our hives with honey and wax, thus furnishing mankind with the two noblest of things, which are sweetness and light. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority. (Quote by - E B White)

Death accompanies us at every step and enables us to use those moments when life smiles at us to feel more deeply the sweetness of life. The more certain the end, the more tempting the minute. (Quote by - Theodore Fontane)

Culture is the passion for sweetness and light, and (what is more) the passion for making them prevail. (Quote by - Matthew Arnold)

What's wrong with sweetness and light? It's been around quite awhile. (Quote by - Richard Rodgers)

Nobody's interested in sweetness and light. (Quote by - Hedda Hopper)

The gentleman had also a young daughter, of rare goodness and sweetness of temper, which she took from her mother, who was the best creature in the world. (Quote by - Charles Perrault)

When old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths; it is because we see something which you do not see. (Quote by - Chinua Achebe)

Gardening, I told myself, is the most sociable of hobbies. The very nature of one's field of activities demands an audience. No one wants flowers to blush unseen or waste their sweetness. (Quote by - Barbara Cheney)

A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity. (Quote by - Jeremy Taylor)

The old Romans all wished to have a king over them because they had not yet tasted the sweetness of freedom. (Quote by - Titus Livius)

For above all things Love means sweetness, and truth, and measure; yea, loyalty to the loved one and to your word. And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter. (Quote by - Marie de France)

In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be. (Quote by - Hubert H. Humphrey)

For love is a willful stirring of our thoughts unto God, so that it receive nothing that is against the love of Jesus Christ, and therewith that it be lasting in sweetness of devotion; and that is the perfection of this life. (Quote by - Richard Rolle)

Every sweet hath its sour, every evil its good. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb. (Quote by - Bible)

When we are thirsty, we drink the white waters of the pool, the sweetness of our mournful childhood. (Quote by - Georg Trakl)

As we become purer channels for God's light, we develop an appetite for the sweetness that is possible in this world. A miracle worker is not geared toward fighting the world that is, but toward creating the world that could be. (Quote by - Marianne Williamson)

Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness. (Quote by - William Penn)

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

The Family is the Country of the heart. There is an angel in the Family who, by the mysterious influence of grace, of sweetness, and of love, renders the fulfillment of duties less wearisome, sorrows less bitter. The only pure joys unmixed with sadness. (Quote by - Giuseppe Mazzini)

What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

The pursuit of the perfect, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light. (Quote by - Matthew Arnold)

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness; it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it. (Quote by - Christian Nestell Bovee)


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