Tell me I'm clever, tell me I'm kind. Tell me I'm talented, tell me I'm cute. Tell me I'm sensitive, graceful and wise. Tell me I'm perfect – but tell me the truth.
Youth, beauty, graceful action seldom fail: But common interest always will prevail: And pity never ceases to be shown To him, who makes the people's wrongs his own.john dryden
When it's done with being graceful and poetic, language is meant to communicate, after all.max barry
I have read a rondeau or rondel by Marzials in the Athenaeum beginning and ending "When I see you": it was very graceful and shewing an art and finish rare in English verse. This makes me the more astonished about Flop flop.theo marzials
Hockey is an art. It requires speed, precision, and strength like other sports, but it also demands an extraordinary intelligence to develop a logical sequence of movements, a technique which is smooth, graceful and in rhythm with the rest of the game.jacques plante
Thus having said, she turn'd, and made appear Her neck refulgent, and dishevell'd hair, Which, flowing from her shoulders, reached the ground, And widely spread ambrosial scents around. In length of train descends her sweeping gown; And, by her graceful walk, the Queen of Love is known.john dryden
Surrey, the Granville of a former age: Matchless his pen, victorious was his lance; Bold in the lists, and graceful in the dance.howard, henry, earl of surrey
Youth is fair, a graceful stag, Leaping, playing in a park. Age is gray, a toothless hag, Stumbling in the dark.isaac leib peretz
Language should be pure, noble and graceful, as the body should be so: for both are vestures of the Soul.john lancaster spalding
Those graceful acts, Those thousand decencies that daily flow From all her words and actions.john milton
Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore; not because they are pretty , or good, or well-bred, or graceful, or intelligent , but because they are themselves.
Everyone is like a butterfly , they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.
Dancing as education , understood by the Greeks , today is coming to the fore again. With limbs less supple, but more powerful than a woman 's, a male dancer's virile leaps are every bit as graceful as a ballerina 's.
She was a woman who, between courses, could be graceful with her elbows on the table.
A gymnast can be as graceful as a ballerinaand as appealing as a model in a perfume ad .
The only true retirement is that of the heart ; the only true leisure is the repose of the passions . To such persons it makes little difference whether they are young or old; and they die as they have lived, with graceful resignation .
There are two thousand of them constantly gliding back and forth through the canals, as noiseless as a ghost and as graceful as a swan .john ray
The swan is somewhat like a duck but much more graceful and wonderful than a duck.jane sun
We require from buildings, as from men, two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it; which last is itself another form of duty.john ruskin
When you have a crush on a half-real, half-imaginary boy, you will always be disappointed.Emily P. Freeman
All actions and attitudes of children are graceful , because they are the luxuriant and immediate offspring of the moment divested of affectation, and free from all pretence.
Those graceful groves that shade the plain, Where Tiber rolls majestic to the main, And flattens, as he runs, the fair campagne.
Man's mind a mirror is of heavenly sights, A brief wherein all marvels summèd lie, Of fairest forms and sweetest shapes the store, Most graceful all, yet thought may grace them more.robert southwell