Quotes By, For and About Fours
who live principally in their imagination and feelings. May be
artistic, articulate and inspiring or whiny, elitist and negative.
"It is best never to have been born. But who among us has such luck? One in a million, perhaps." - Alfred Polgar
"Dying is an art, like everything else.
I do it exceptionally well." - Sylvia Plath, "Lady Lazarus,"
"That it will never come again
Is what makes life so sweet." - Emily Dickinson
"It is better to drink of deep griefs than to taste shallow pleasures." - William Hazlitt
is a littleness of soul, which cannot see beyond a certain point, and
if it does not occupy the whole space feels itself excluded." - William
"For the world, I count it not an inn, but an hospital; and a place not to live in, but to die in." - Sir Thomas Browne
"The beautiful bird gets caged." - Chinese proverb
"'To the discontented no chair is easy." - Benjamin Franklin
"Seldom is a Gothic head more beautiful than when broken." - Andre Malraux
"Nothing is so costly as the pursuit of a cure for imaginary ills." - Francois de Fenelon
"Nothing blocks happiness like happiness remembered." - Andre Gide
"The satisfied, the happy, do not live; they fall asleep in habit, near neighbor to annihilation." - Miguel de Unamuno
"Talent is often a defect of character." - Karl Kraus
"We're all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins-for life." - Tennessee Williams