Every time I stand before a beautiful beach, its waves seem to whisper to me: If you choose the simple things and find joy in nature's simple treasures, life and living need not be so hard.
Duluth! The word fell upon my ear with a peculiar and indescribable charm, like the gentle murmur of a low fountain stealing forth in the midst of roses, or the soft sweet accent of an angel’s whisper in the bright, joyous dream of sleeping innocence. ’T was the name for which my soul had panted for years, as the hart panteth for the water-brooks.j(ames) proctor knott
With whisper of her mellowing grain, With treble of brook and bud and tree, Earth joys for ever to sustain The bass eternal of the sea.roden noel
I shall whisper Heavenly labials in a world of gutterals. It will undo him.wallace stevens
We milk the cow of the world, and as we do We whisper in her ear,'You are not true.'Richard Wilbur
Fear plants the whisper to beware but doesn't look to see who's there.vanna bonta
"It's well these women must be blabbing. If they haven't a friend to talk to, they must whisper their secrets to the fishes, or write them on the sand or something;"anne brontë
Mother of quartz, your words writhe into my ear.Renew the light, lewd whisper.theodore roethke
On his first hand he wore rings of stone,Iron, Amber, Wood and Bone.There were rings unseen on his second hand,One blood in a flowing band,One was air all whisper thin,And the ring of ice had a flaw within.Full faintly shone the ring of flame,And the final ring was without name.patrick rothfuss
It is impossible that the whisper of a faction should prevail against the voice of a nation.russell, john, 1st earl russell
Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me. It is an uncomfortable doctrine which the true ethics whisper into my ear. You are happy, they say; therefore you are called upon to give much.Albert Schweitzer
You whisper, "You have loved enough, Now let me be the Lover."leonard cohen
Down, wanton, down! Have you no shame That at the whisper of Love’s name, Or Beauty’s, presto! up you raise Your angry head and stand at gaze?robert graves
He strains to hear a whisper who refuses to hear a shout.robert jordan
You know, [his voice trembling, hoarse, no more than a whisper] I always thought I'd go first. aeddie vedder
I praise the Frenchman; his remark was shrewd, "How sweet, how passing sweet is solitude." But grant me still a friend in my retreat, Whom I may whisper Solitude is sweet.william cowper
But then to part! to part when Time Has wreathed his tireless wing with flowers, And spread the richness of a clime Of fairy o'er this land of ours; When glistening leaves and shaded streams In the soft light of Autumn lay, And, like the music of our dreams, The viewless breezes seemed to stray 'T was bitter then to rend the heart With the sad thought that we must part; And, like some low and mournful spell, To whisper but one word farewell!
And lives to clutch the golden keys, To mould a mighty state's decrees, And shape the whisper of the throne.
Think of a woman by the side of a dying sister, or a sick child, or a sorrowing friend, or a broken-hearted and broken-spirited man, without a word of heaven in her mouth without so much as the ability to whisper "Our Father," or even to point her finger hopefully towards the stars.
The bay-trees in our country all are wither'd And meteors fright the fixed stars of heaven; The pale-fac'd moon looks bloody on the earth And lean-look'd prophets whisper fearful change; Rich men look sad and ruffians dance and leap, The one in fear to lose what they enjoy, The other to enjoy by rage and war.
When I am about my work, sometimes called unexpectedly and suddenly from one thing to another, I whisper in my heart, " Lord, help me to be patient, help me to remember, and help me to be faithful. Lord, enable me to do all for Christ's sake, and to go forward, leaning on the bosom of His infinite grace."
Who shall silence all the airs and madrigals that whisper softness in chambers?john milton