Quotes and Sayings about Sweetness
"The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Light, Perfection, Pursuit, Sweetness)
"Without failure there is no sweetness in success. There's no understanding of it."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Success, Failure, Sweetness, Understanding)
"As a culture I see us as presently deprived of subtleties. The music is loud, the anger is elevated, sex seems lacking in sweetness and privacy."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Anger, Music, Sex, Culture, Privacy, Sweetness)
"It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness; it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Kiss, Affection, Passion, Sweetness)
"What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Friendship, Life, Sun, Sweetness, World)
"For above all things Love means sweetness, and truth, and measure; yea, loyalty to the loved one and to your word. And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter."
- Marie de France
(Related: Love, Truth, Loyalty, Measure, Sweetness, Word)
"In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Friendship, Heart, Dew, Laughter, Sharing, Sweetness)
"Nobody's interested in sweetness and light."
- Hedda Hopper
(Related: Light, Sweetness)
"In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Life, Name, Shakespeare, Sweetness)
"The old Romans all wished to have a king over them because they had not yet tasted the sweetness of freedom."
- Titus Livius
(Related: Freedom, Old, Sweetness)
"Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness."
- William Penn
(Related: Love, Wife, Authority, Children, Man, Nothing, Sweetness)
"The gentleman had also a young daughter, of rare goodness and sweetness of temper, which she took from her mother, who was the best creature in the world."
- Charles Perrault
(Related: Mother, Daughter, Gentleman, Goodness, Sweetness, Temper, World)
"What's wrong with sweetness and light? It's been around quite awhile."
- Richard Rodgers
(Related: Light, Sweetness, Wrong)
"For love is a willful stirring of our thoughts unto God, so that it receive nothing that is against the love of Jesus Christ, and therewith that it be lasting in sweetness of devotion; and that is the perfection of this life."
- Richard Rolle
(Related: Life, Love, God, Thoughts, Christ, Devotion, Nothing, Perfection, Sweetness)
"A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity."
- Jeremy Taylor
(Related: Heart, Sweetness)
"When we are thirsty, we drink the white waters of the pool, the sweetness of our mournful childhood."
- Georg Trakl
(Related: Childhood, Sweetness)
"I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority."
- E. B. White
(Related: Nature, Time, Future, Man, Sweetness)
"As we become purer channels for God's light, we develop an appetite for the sweetness that is possible in this world. A miracle worker is not geared toward fighting the world that is, but toward creating the world that could be."
- Marianne Williamson
(Related: God, Appetite, Fighting, Light, Sweetness, World)