The populace is like the sea, motionless in itself, but stirred by every wind, even the lightest breeze.
His heart was like a sensitive plant, that opens for a moment in the sunshine, but curls up and shrinks into itself at the slightest touch of the finger, or the lightest breath of wind.anne brontë
Sacred thy laughter on the air,Holy thy lightest word that fell,Proud the innumerable hairThat waved at the enchanter's spell.Oh Master of the Beautiful,Creating us from hour to hour,Give me this vision to the fullTo see in lightest things thy power!This vision give, no heaven afar,No throne, and yet I will rejoice,Knowing beneath my feet a star,Thy word in every wandering voice.george william russell
The best scheme of finance is, to spend as little as possible; and the best tax is always the lightest.jean-baptiste say
Taxation being a burthen, must needs weigh lightest on each individual, when it bears upon all alike.jean-baptiste say
He travels safest in the dark night who travels lightest.
When our two lives grew like two buds that kiss At lightest thrill from the bee's swinging chime, Because the one so near the other is.george eliot
Two meanings have our lightest fantasies, One of the flesh, and of the spirit one.james russell lowell
Sweet is the air with the budding haws, and the valley stretching for miles below Is white with blossoming cherry-trees, as if just covered with lightest snow.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
For pain is perhaps but a violent pleasure? Who could determine the point where pleasure becomes pain, where pain is still a pleasure? Is not the utmost brightness of the ideal world soothing to us, while the lightest shadows of the physical world annoy?
br>Le mal n'est peut-être qu'un violent plaisir. Qui pourrait déterminer le point où la volupté devient un mal et celui où le mal est encore la volupté? Les plus vives lumières du monde idéal ne caressent-elles pas la vue, tandis que les plus douces ténèbres du monde physique la blessent toujours.