Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.”  — Ralph Waldo Emerson Source: From the 1841 book Essays: First Series, “Art”

Oscar Wilde Quote

“There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathize with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better.”  — Oscar Wilde Source: 1890 book The Picture of Dorian Gray, Ch. 3 (Lord Henry)