Alluring Quotes

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Everyone has favorite quotes. They are the ones that allure us the most and mean something to us. They are like our own personal inspiration. So I have listed  some of the ones that captivated me.

1. “Hell is empty
     And all the devils are here.”
– William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act 1 Scene 2

2. “Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind.
      And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”
– William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 1 Scene 1

3. “Abashed the Devil stood,
And felt how awful goodness is, and saw
Virtue in her shape how lovely.
—saw, and pined his loss.”

– John Milton, Paradise Lost

4. “Yet each man kills the thing he loves
      By each let this be heard,
      Some do it with a bitter look,
      Some with a flattering word,
      The coward does it with a kiss,
      The brave man with a sword!”
– Oscar Wilde, The Ballad of Reading Gaol

5. “The truth is what I make it. I could set this world on fire and call it rain.”
― Victoria Aveyard, Red Queen

6. “If no one in the entire world cared about you, did you really exist at all?”
– Cassandra Clare, The Infernal Devices: Clockwork Angel

7. “‎And yet I have had the weakness, and have still the weakness, to wish you to know with what a sudden mastery you kindled me, heap of ashes that I am, into fire.”
– Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

8. “Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven.”
– John Milton, Paradise Lost

9. “Pulvis et umbra sumus. (We are but dust and shadow.)”
– Horace, The Odes of Horace ( Quoted by Cassandra Clare in the Shadow World Series)

10. I grieve nothing. I take everything.”
       “Ignite, my love. Ignite.”
– Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me Series: Ignite Me

11. “‘Tis better to have loved and lost, Than never to have loved at all.” 
– Alfred, Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam A.H.H.

12. “Awake, arise or be for ever fall’n.”
– John Milton, Paradise Lost

13. “That to love is to destroy and that to be loved is to be the one destroyed.”
– Cassandra Clare, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Actually, this list is currently infinite. And so, I’ve mentally forced myself to stop at 13. Let me know your views about this post and maybe I’ll do some more. Thanks for reading!

Until we meet again,

Shvethaa & Dakshina

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