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The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.
The Helicon of too many poets is not a hill crowned with sunshine and visited by the Muses and the Graces, but an old, mouldering house, full of gloom and haunted by ghosts.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is ever the invisible that is the object of our profoundest worship. With the lover it is not the seen but the unseen that he muses upon.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Happy is the man whom the Muses love: sweet speech flows from his mouth.
I have my permanent muses and my muses of the moment.
Who knows where inspiration comes from. Perhaps it arises from desperation. Perhaps it comes from the flukes of the universe, the kindness of the muses.
One expected growth, change; without it, the world was less, the well of inspiration dried up, the muses fled.
Charles de Lint
Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little. And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.
The most astonishing joy is to receive from the muses the gift of a whole lyric.
I guess I'll just slip into the studio after the next time with the Muses, and then just keel over and die.
It's only very recently that women have succeeded in entering those professions which, as Muses, they typified for the Greeks.
The number of guests at dinner should not be less than the number of the Graces nor exceed that of the Muses, i.e., it should begin with three and stop at nine.
Marcus Terentius Varro
I have always believed that opera is a planet where the muses work together, join hands and celebrate all the arts.
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