Quote # 62: “The sound of laughter…” Milan Kundera

                                                                                                          The Sistine Chapel                                                                            photo © by Sharon Emmons-Mason

“The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness.”

                                                                                  Milan Kundera

Quote #58: “After silence… .” Aldous Huxley

  
“After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”

                                                                         Aldous Huxley, “The Rest is Silence”

                                                                          (As cited on BrainPickings)

Quote #57: “Then the big elm shot up ahead…”

“Elm Tree” illustration 2016 by jpbohannon

 “Then the big elm shot up ahead, lying in wait for them at the bend of the road, and he said between his teeth: ‘We can fetch it; I know we can fetch it–‘”
                                                        Edith Wharton, Ethan Frome