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All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name. ...
by Andre Breton

All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name.
- Andre Breton

Related topics: Love

Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.
- Andre Breton

Of all the arts in which the wise excel,
nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.
- Andre Breton

Dali is like a man who hesitates between talent and genius,
or, as one might once have said, between vice and virtue.
- Andre Breton

 

I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer
lends so much more credence and attaches so much more
importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams...
Man...
is above all the plaything of his memory.
- Andre Breton

Nothing retains less of desire in art,
in science, than this will to industry,
booty, possession.
- Andre Breton

There is nothing with which it is so dangerous to take
liberties as liberty itself.
- Andre Breton

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Beauty will be convulsive or will not be at all.
- Andre Breton

Words make love with one another.
- Andre Breton

It is living and ceasing to live that are imaginary solutions.
Existence is elsewhere.
- Andre Breton

What one hides is worth neither more nor less than what one finds.
And what one hides from oneself is worth neither more
nor less than what one allows others to find.
- Andre Breton

Of all those arts in which the wise excel,
Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.
- Andre Breton

No rules exist, and examples are simply life-savers
answering the appeals of rules making vain attempts to exist.
- Andre Breton

If I place love above everything, it is because for
me it is the most desperate,
the most despairing state of affairs imaginable.
- Andre Breton

Everything tends to make us believe that there exists
a certain point of the mind at which life and death,
the real and the imagined, past and future,
the communicable and the incommunicable,
high and low, cease to be perceived as contradictions.
- Andre Breton

No one who has lived even for a fleeting moment for
something other than life in its conventional sense
and has experienced the exaltation that this feeling
produces can then renounce his new freedom so easily.
- Andre Breton

Perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring,
doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize,
learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.
- Andre Breton

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Success is failure recycled.
Life is death reborn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Life expands to fill your dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is 10 percent what happens to me
and 90 percent how I react to it.
- Charles Swindoll

Choose your Habits, Choose your Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

Life is lived in the living.
Set aside convention, caution,
and arbitrary "rules" about how
life is supposed to be lived.
Choose! Explore! Adventure!
Live life to the fullest.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is an exciting business,
and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba

Gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger? perhaps there is a better way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Simple living is the way to happy living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Don't Criticize, Condemn, Or Complain.
- Dale Carnegie


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