Art is the concrete artifact of faith and expectation, the realization of a world that would otherwise be little more than a veil of pointless consciousness stretched over a gulf of mystery.
I consider conversations with people to be mind exercises, but I don't want to pull a muscle, so I stretch a lot. That's why I'm constantly either rolling my eyes or yawning.
humor absurd mind
A man's mind is stretched by a new idea or sensation, and never shrinks back to its former dimensions.
Christianity stretches back through the ages, but in essence it exists only at one time: right now.
I feel thin, sort of stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread.
bilbo-baggins old-age dissipation
From the ages of 8-18, me and my family moved around a lot. Mostly we would just stretch, but occasionally one of us would actually get up to go to the fridge.
humor biography stretch
Some people need a red carpet rolled out in front of them in order to walk forward into friendship. They can't see the tiny outstretched hands all around them, everywhere, like leaves on trees.
Crashing into the trembling void
Stretching my hand to you
Losing myself to frigid regret
Is this fragile love
I tried always to do better: saw always a little further. I tried to stretch myself.
Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.
Like Glimpse Despair
Life is like topography, Hobbes. There are summits of happiness and success, flat stretches of boring routine and valleys of frustration and failure.
What's that?" he asked, when I stood beside him again.
"Halos," I said with a grin. "For heavenly creatures like us."
"That might be a stretch.
dimitri Funny rose