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What Beauty Is

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     What beauty is, I know not, though it adheres to many things. 

     When we wish to bring it into our work we find it very hard. We must gather it together from far and wide, and especially in the case of the human figure throughout all its limbs from before and behind. 

     One may often search through two or three hundred men without finding amongst them more than one or two points of beauty which can be made use of. 

     You, therefore, if you desire to compose a fine figure, must take head from some, the chest, arm, leg, hand, and foot from others; and, likewise search through all members of every kind. 

     For from many beautiful things something good many be gathered, even as honey is gathered from many flowers.

     ~Albrecht Durer (1471-1528), painter, on the ideal of beauty~

 
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Posted by on December 21, 2013 in Inspirational, Love, Poetry, Quotes, Thoughts

 

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Releasing the Reigns

FlowersWhen we feel the need to change others, take the time to look inside yourself, find the mirror and the message.

 
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Posted by on July 28, 2010 in Poetry, Quotes

 

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Living in the Present

One day at a time,
This is enough.
Do not look back and grieve over the past.
For it is gone. . .
And do not be troubled about the future.
For it has not yet come.
Live in the present, and make it so beautiful.
That it will be worth remembering.

 
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Posted by on July 16, 2010 in Poetry, Quotes

 

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