A beautiful lady who does not care for rouge is like the sparsely-poised plum blossoms illuminated by pallid moonlight. A devotee of Ch'anism who does not indulge in emptiness is like a green lotus blooming upon a bluish pond.
Garden of Serenity
From Seal Morning (1957), by Rowena Farre. He went on to say that according to old Celtic occult lore we belong in the morning of our lives, or…
From Solitude (1830), by Johann von Zimmermann. The highest happiness which is capable of being enjoyed in this world, consists in peace of mind.…
From Time Regained (1931), by Marcel Proust. We can, perhaps, attach every creature who has caused us unhappiness to a divinity of which she is…
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