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    Inspired by a Basenoter's signature (tdem1961),
    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain
    I liked this very much I thought I'd start a thread where everyone can post their favorite quotes.

    So, post you favorite perfume quotes!
    Looking for a sample of Gucci Envy Me.

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    Mine is in my signature.
    Fine fragrance is alive; it breathes, unfolds and unravels with each passing hour....

    Roja Dove

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    I stole this one from Narcus

    Il mondo dei profumi è un universo senza limiti: una fraganza puo rievocare sensazioni, luoghi, persone o ancora condurre in uno spazio di nuove dimensioni emozionali (Lorenzo Villoresi)
    L'amour fait songer, vivre et croire. Il a, pour réchauffer le coeur, un rayon de plus que la gloire; et ce rayon, c'est le bonheur. (Victor HUGO)

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    Happiness is a perfume which you cannot pour on someone without getting some on yourself (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
    L'amour fait songer, vivre et croire. Il a, pour réchauffer le coeur, un rayon de plus que la gloire; et ce rayon, c'est le bonheur. (Victor HUGO)

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    I tried to translate. My French isnt what it used to be who is the second quote attributed to

    To laugh is to risk ??? Crying is to risk appearing fragile. To move towards someone is to risk being involved. To expose feelings, is to risk exposing one's self deeply. To present ideas, dreams to others, is to risk losing them. To love, is to risk losing love. To try, is to risk failing. But, it is necessary to take risks, for the one that risks nothing gets nothing, has nothing, is nothing, he cannot change or develop, nor cannot love nor live.


    who wrote the above. thanks
    Last edited by memechose; 4th August 2008 at 01:25 AM. Reason: translation corrections

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    To laugh is to risk appearing a fool,
    To weep is to risk appearing sentimental
    To reach out to another is to risk involvement,
    To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self
    To place your ideas and dreams before a crowd is to risk their loss
    To love is to risk not being loved in return,
    To hope is to risk despair,
    To try is to risk to failure.
    But risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
    The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing is nothing.
    He may avoid suffering and sorrow,
    But he cannot learn, feel, change, grow or live.
    Chained by his servitude he is a slave who has forfeited all freedom.
    Only a person who risks is free.
    The pessimist complains about the wind;
    The optimist expects it to change;
    And the realist adjusts the sails.

    - William Arthur Ward, ""To Risk""
    top ten: L'Air du Desert Marocain, Black Aoud, Le Labo Rose 31, Bois du Portugal, Incense Rose, Millesime Imperial, Czech & Speake no.88, Terre de Hermes, Musc Ravageur, Nasomatto Duro

    Best layers: GIT and TdH, GIT and BA

    sample wishlist: Roses Musk

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    Quote Originally Posted by thaifighter View Post
    To laugh is to risk appearing a fool,
    To weep is to risk appearing sentimental
    To reach out to another is to risk involvement,
    To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self
    To place your ideas and dreams before a crowd is to risk their loss
    To love is to risk not being loved in return,
    To hope is to risk despair,
    To try is to risk to failure.
    But risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
    The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing is nothing.
    He may avoid suffering and sorrow,
    But he cannot learn, feel, change, grow or live.
    Chained by his servitude he is a slave who has forfeited all freedom.
    Only a person who risks is free.
    The pessimist complains about the wind;
    The optimist expects it to change;
    And the realist adjusts the sails.

    - William Arthur Ward, ""To Risk""

    ?

    Are you implying that perfumers take fewer risks ?
    Last edited by zztopp; 4th August 2008 at 02:49 AM.
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    Default Re: Perfume Quotes

    Quote Originally Posted by thaifighter View Post
    ...
    Chained by his servitude he is a slave who has forfeited all freedom.
    ...
    - William Arthur Ward, ""To Risk""
    That one line reflects (or perhaps leads to) something in my signature quote. See below.
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    Let him who can hope for nothing despair of nothing.

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