To see a world in a grain of sand, and a heaven in a wild flower. Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour. Auguries of Innocence
And the sunlight clasps the earth, and the moonbeams kiss the sea. What are all these kissing’s worth, if you don’t kiss me?
How many loved your moments of glad grace, and loved your beauty with love false or true; but one man loved the pilgrim soul in you, and loved the sorrows of your changing face. When You are Old
-William Butler Yeats
Up and down the main streets, I must have run— A thousand times or more in quest of one. Who I have concluded, cannot be found; for, everywhere, no trace of her can be seen. When, all of a sudden, I turned about, that’s her, where lanterns are few and far between.
Oh, how can I gravely bow and scrape to men of high rank and men of high office. Who never will suffer being shown an honest-hearted face!
Withered vine and an old tree with a crow at dusk. Tiny bridge and family aside a flowing river. Ancient path and a poor horse in the west wind. A heartbroken man is walking towards the westering sun to the skyline. “Autumn Thoughts”
Taking your hand, living to old age together.
Do not dare not to say the beautiful oath just because it may change; do not dare not to miss the significant encounter just because you may depart in the future.
I would part with you only when mountains had no rocks, rivers had no water, thunders shocked in winter, snow fell in summer, and distinction disappeared between the sky and the earth.
我欲与君相知， 长命无绝衰。 山无陵， 江水为竭，冬雷震震， 夏雨雪，天地合， 乃敢与君绝!
Misfortune that is where happiness depends; happiness that is where misfortune underlies.
The friendship between men of virtue is light like water, yet affectionate; the friendship between men without virtue is sweet like wine, yet easily broken.
The silkworm keeps on making silk until death. The candle keeps on tear dropping until being ash.
The dress takes to loosen gradually and I am more and more emaciated, no regretful plying at all. I am rather for her only distressed as I did.
One can never be aware of the height of the sky or the depth of the earth, if he does not climb up a high mountain or look down into a deep abyss.
If you shed tears when you miss the sun, you also miss the stars.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity——John F. Kennedy
To be part is to be whole; to be bent is to be straight; to be hollow is to be filled; to be worn out is to be renewed; to have little is to have more; to have much is to be confused.
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