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"Good lettering must be founded on good models; for the use of beginners they ought especially to be simple, dignified forms that are free from the archaisms and mannerisms of the scribes and that exhibit in a high degree the essentials of legibility, beauty, & character."
The Alphabet and Elements of Lettering by Frederic W. Goudy (1918)
— 1 year ago
#quote  #alphabet  #legibility  #beauty  #letter  #form 
"I am interested in language because it wounds or seduces me."
Roland Barthes, The Pleasure of the Text 

(Source: itsfromabook)

— 2 years ago with 63 notes
#quote  #roland barthes  #language  #words  #seduction  #pleasure  #text  #beauty 
"Poetry is an extreme form of wordplay, in which numbers dictate form and structure to give more beauty to it."
— 2 years ago with 235 notes
#poetry  #shakespeare  #maths  #words  #play  #beauty  #quote 
"I thought: pity the poor in spirit who know neither the enchantment nor the beauty of language."
Muriel Barberry (The Elegance of the Hedgehog)

(Source: booklover, via teachingliteracy)

— 2 years ago with 273 notes
#quote  #beauty  #language  #words