11 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature (Read by LeVar Burton)

hi I'm levar burton this is my throne of books and these are some of the most beautiful quotes in the dresser at any rate that is happiness to be dissolved into something complete and great isn't it pretty to think so he stepped down trying not to look long at her as if she were the son yet he saw her like the Sun even without whatever our souls are made of his and mine are the same there is a sense in which we are all each other's consequences let the wild rumpus start you don't have to live forever you just have to live and the rest is rust and Stardust a dream all a dream that ends in nothing and leaves the sleeper where he lay down but I wish you to know and you inspired him Journeys End in lovers meeting everything was beautiful and nothing hurt

33 thoughts on “11 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature (Read by LeVar Burton)

  1. "O orgulho (…) é um defeito muito comum, parece-me. Por tudo o que li, estou convicta de que é de facto bastante comum, que a natureza humana é particularmente propensa a ele, e que são raras as pessoas nesta ou naquela qualidade, real ou imaginária. A vaidade e o orgulho são coisas diferentes, embora as pessoas costumem usar as duas palavras no mesmo sentido. Uma pessoa pode ser orgulhosa sem ser vaidosa. O orgulho tem mais a ver com a opinião que temos sobre nós próprios, e a vaidade, com o que os outros pensan de nós" – Jane Austen, Orgulho e Preconceito

  2. "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view”
    Atticus Finch
    To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

  3. every blessing ignored becomes a curse. I don't want anything else in life. But you are forcing me to look at wealth and at horizons that I have never known. Now that I have seen them, and now that I see how immense my possibilities are, I'm going to feel worse than I did before you arrived. Because I know the things I should be able to accomplish, and I don't want to do so.”
    Crystal merchant to santiago~the alchemist, Paul Coelho

  4. 'It was desire, chained by laziness and fear, that ceaselessly tightened the noose around his neck.'

    'Somewhere in between this life, I am broken, I'm in hell.'

    'I cannot see the future, I can merely trust what I feel. And only in honesty that would be a righteous trust.'

    'A man so obsessed with becoming that he never was.'

    These are some quotes from a book i am writing. Obviously not on the level of the other quotes here, but if you have an opinion to share i'd love to hear it!

  5. "But nobody ever forgot anything, not really, though sometimes they pretended, when it suited them. Memories were permanent. Sorrowful ones remained sad even with the passing of time, yet happy ones could never be recreated – not with the same joy. Remembering bred its own peculiar sorrow. It seemed so unfair: that time should render both sadness and happiness into a source of pain."
    -Rohinton Mistry, A Fine Balance

  6. I'm uncomfortable to see him sitting and placing his feet on the books….. We worship books as God Saraswaati. So it's odd seeing him like that lol

  7. “She was dazzling– alight; it was agony to comprehend her beauty in a glance.” The beautiful and the damnned by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  8. "She was the whole different skin altogether, and yet I wore her like she has been my favourite outfit of all"
    Ivy-The Cooper's untold
    C Karan Naidu

  9. It is our choices that show what we truly are,far more than our abilities
    -Albus Dumbledore,Harry Pitter Chamber of Secrets

  10. Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, “it will be happier..” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

  11. "Would you be in any way offended if I said that you seem to me to be in every way the visible personification of absolute perfection" Oscar Wilde❤️

  12. "The awful thing is that beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and the Devil are fighting there and the battlefield is the heart of men" – Dostoyevsky

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