sappho quotes

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The isles of Greece! the isles of Greece
Where burning Sappho loved and sung,
And the Harvard students in the brick
hallowed houses studied Sappho in cement rooms.
Pity, but never love bestows kind words upon the slave.
Gold is the gift of vanity and common pride, but flowers are the gift of love and friendship.
The graceful flowers of innocence are more valuable than the laurel crown of fame.
My anger thought you too ignoble for my love, and close examination finds you too magnificent, and only equals are joined together ...
What a pathetic creature is man! His senses are awakened by the hope for the very thing whose consummation puts him to sleep.
Do you call the jewel blind, because your eye is?
A man may welcome his beloved with circumstance, but a woman's love and her concern for his well-being are discreet.
Servants honor their master by their service.
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