future contained in present, as plant within the seed;
hence men, even in the infancy of society, observe a certain order &beauty. (natural law)
let us dismiss those more general considerations (equality, diversity, unity :become principles alone). inasmuch as he is social, (these..) which might restrict our view. .
those in whom it exists in excess are poets.. express influence of society /nature on her..
poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world .
poet : abandoned to sudden reflex of the influences under which others habitually live. unwilling to be stunned /emotions : they were suggested to my mind. (all thots r lies).
but poets, or those who imagine &express this indestructible order.. <3
hence all have a double face of false &true.. poet unites both these characters .
for he not only beholds intensely the present as it is . within the invisible nature of man.
the vanity of translation (what r words ?) /beyond &above consciousness !
poem : very image of life expressed in its eternal truth. (lol, Bible :life= soul. if 1 gave you $1m 4an eye, would /could you ? ofc not, &that's just a window.. to yer beautiful soul).
time, which destroys the beauty (haha word). P R E S E N T / P R E S E N C E .
poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted. (haha , &opposite ? nice)
poetry is every accompanied w pleasure ; all spirits on which it falls open to receive ..
the jury which sits in judgement (they only react, they are muppets ) .
belonging as he does to all time (u r eternal).
a poet is a nightingale, sings 2cheer its own solitude. his auditors are as men entranced, they are moved &softened, yet know not whence or why.
self deceit is the veiled image of unknown evil. (mazin.. get to know yourself ; fix u 1st).
the beauty of the internal nature cannot be so far concealed by its accidental vesture (<3)
the great secret of morals is love
obscenity, which is ever blasphemy against the divine beauty of life (nice).
tis monster 4which corruption of society 4ever brings forth new food it devours in secret
unfortunate 4those cannot distinguish words from thoughts, anomalies incorporated..
Jesus Christ divulged the sacred &eternal truths contained in these views to mankind, &Christianity, in its abstract purity, became exoteric expression of esoteric doctrines of poetry &wisdom of antiquity.. the abolition of personal slavery. ( HOLLA ).
the consciousness of a sensitive (!) &intelligent being seeks, &when found, acquiesces.
if you can , keep your head when all about you are losing theirs &blaming.. trust yourself when all men doubt, but make allowance for their doubting too; if you can wait ¬ be tired of waiting, or being lied about, don't deal in lies, or being hated, don't give way to hating, &yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise. if you can dream -¬ make dreams your master; think -¬ make thoughts your aim; if you can meet w Triumph &Diaster, &treat those 2 imposters just the same; if you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken twisted by knaves to make a trap fro fools, or watch the things you gave your life to, broken. &stoop &build em up w worn -out tools. if you can make 1 heap of all your winnings &risk it on 1 turn of pitch &toss, &lose, &start again at your beginnings, &never breathe a word about your loss.. if you can talk w crowds &keep your virtue, or walk w Kings -nor lose the common touch, if neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you. if all men count w you, but none too much.. Yours is the Earth &everything that's in it, &-which is more -you'll be a Man, my son!
-father's advice to son; Kipling
"in order2be able2think you have2risk being offensive."JBP
i am no bird; &no net ensnares me. -charlotte bronte
"never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -in nothing, great or small, large or petty -never give in except to convictions of honor &good sense." -w. churchill. 10/28/41
i am not afraid of storms, for i am learning how to sail my ship. -louisa may alcott
nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. persistence &determination alone are omnipotent.
i am not an extraordinary man, &i am quite ordinary. but God chose me for something quite extraordinary. -a. valladares receives '16 canterbury medal.
not failure, but low aim, is crime -james russell lowell
a genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus -mlk jr. (you are all leaders .#experts)
it is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. the credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust &sweat &blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again &again because there is no effort without error &shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worth cause; who at the best knows in the end the trump of high achievement, &who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold &timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat. -theodore roosevelt
we are what we repeatedly do. excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. -aristotle
no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -eleanor roosevelt
a dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.-gk c.