Tuesday, April 27, 2010

I want to say this...

I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. A satisfied flower is one whose petals are about to fall. The most beautiful rose is one hardly more than a bud wherein the pangs and ecstasies of desire are working for a larger and finer growth. Not always shall you be what you are now. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you and therefore I love you."
Carl Sandburg (via robot-heart)

1 comment:

lollibela said...

this is lovely! i've only heard part of this quote. ps, robot-heart is amazing! thank you for turning me on to it. xoxo

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