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Quotation by Gertrude Stein
A beauty is not suddenly in a circle. It comes with rapture. A great deal of beauty is rapture. A circle is a necessity. Otherwise you would see no one. We each have our circle.
Gertrude Stein (1874–1946), U.S. author. (Written 1920), originally published in Last Operas and Plays (1949). "A Circular Play," A Stein Reader, ed. Ulla E. Dydo, Northwestern University Press (1993).
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