Mary Gardiner Brainard Quote
Not knowing (1869).
“That which we look on with unselfish love
And true humility is surely ours,
Even as a lake looks at the stars above
And makes within itself a heaven of stars.”
―Mary Gardiner Brainard
Ownership, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
Wise Words and Quaint Counsels of Thomas Fuller, compiled by Augustus Jessopp, Clarendon Press, 1892, p. 94
“Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Philosophical Investigations (1953 edition)
“She dwells with Beauty—Beauty that must die; And Joy, whose hand is ever at his lips Bidding adieu.”
Ode on Melancholy l. 21 (1820)
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