A Quote by George Santayana on world, beauty, love, laughter, spirit, torment, and confusion

the world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms...

George Santayana (1863 - 1952)


Contributed by: Bobbo

A Quote by Carol Shields on silence and torment

The silence is perfect, and yet a torment ...

Carol Shields

Source: The Stone Diaries

Contributed by: Kimpossible

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