Quotation Explorer - 'Rapture'

The greatness of poetry comes from its struggle to express the rapture of the soul in the contemplation of beauty. - Anthony S. Maulucci
Dividing earth and skyis not the right wayto think about this wholeness.It only allows one to liveat a more precise address--were I to be searched forI'd be found much faster.My distinguishing marksare rapture and despair.From 'Sky', in the collection 'Miracle Fair - Wislawa Szymborska
Wishing for control is like wishing for the rapture. - Chuck Klosterman
Was I a dreamer, looking for an elusive happiness that real life could never deliver? Or were we meant to know the rapture of being alive, even at the cost of breaking the rules? - Elizabeth Lesser
There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,There is a rapture on the lonely shore,There is society, where none intrudes,By the deep sea, and music in its roar:I love not man the less, but Nature more - George Gordon Byron
AZRAEL:No pleasure, no rapture, no exquisite sin greater... than central air. - Kevin Smith
Never so sure our rapture to createAs when it touch'd the brink of all we hate. - William Hazlitt
Tipani flower skies blazing rapture of color laced tree crowns silhouettes along the ocean diamond necklaced beach...of my heart in fragrance of love spilled by caressing kisses of the sun opening the gates to dive deep through away to horizons with no return... - Oksana Rus
And one bad mistake which is called love..Can drive you insane till rapture.. - shady_N
If I were to begin life again, I would devote it to music. It is the only cheap and unpunished rapture upon earth. - Sydney Smith
Soulful love, is poetry in motion. A contemplation of beauty from the deep arises and the mere struggle to express the rapture of the soul. - Angie karan
After the original rapture of conversion had settled in, (Bob) Dylan backed away from his obviously Christian lyrics and returned to his more metaphorical use of language. - Ron Jacobs
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