"The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Dante Alighieri on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."Dante Alighieri on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."Dante Alighieri on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."Dante Alighieri on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."Dante Alighieri on Khalil Gibran
"Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild."
"Nature is the art of God."
"Beauty awakens the soul to act."
"Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal."
"The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come."