To delight the ear and the eye is a mere sensual indulgence;—true poetry strikes at the soul. - Samuel Egerton Brydges
To be a poet is to place pleasure, beauty and sensual delights front and centre, it means having a predilection for debauchery. - Nicole Brossard
Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife, Throughout the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life, Is worth an age without name.
Decline is also a form of voluptuousness, just like growth. Autumn is just as sensual as springtime. There is as much greatness in dying as in procreation. - Iwan Goll
Here, illuminated at last,Nestles the ruddy glint of spiritual certainty;Sweet moments of passion and healing,Of sensual release. - Scott Hastie
Beauty is the wilderness of sensual perception where we always want to get lost. - Debasish Mridha
There are greater goals in life than material and sensual pleasures - Imran Khan
Love is an alliance of friendship and animalism; if the former predominates it is passion exalted and refined; if the latter, gross and sensual.
But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so. It is directly, that is, of the senses, and since the senses do not exist without an object for their employment all art is necessarily objective. It doesn't declaim or explain, it presents. - William Carlos Williams
There is almost a sensual longing for communion with others who have a large vision. The immense fulfillment of the friendship between those engaged in furthering the evolution of consciousness has a quality impossible to describe. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
The profoundest of all sensualitiesis the sense of truthand the next deepest sensual experienceis the sense of justice. - D.H. Lawrence