Beauty quote by Barry Cornwall

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O human beauty, what a dream art thou, that we should cast our life and hopes away on thee!
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"O human beauty, what a dream art thou, that we should cast our life and hopes away on thee!"

- Barry Cornwall

About this Quote

In this quote, the speaker is expressing their admiration and fascination with human charm. They refer to it as a dream, something that is nearly too ideal and unattainable. Making use of the word "art" recommends that beauty is something that is crafted and improved, rather than natural. The speaker then questions why we are so ready to compromise our lives and dreams for something that is eventually short lived and subjective. This quote highlights the power and allure of charm, however likewise acts as a cautionary reminder to not let it consume us and dictate our actions.

About the Author

Barry Cornwall This quote is written / told by Barry Cornwall between November 21, 1787 and October 5, 1874. He was a famous Poet from England, the quote is categorized under the topic Beauty. The author also have 11 other quotes.

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