February 7, 2013

Vintage Victorian Valentines


vintageblowout

"Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze."
 -Elinor Glyn



Beautiful valentine art from the Victorian era.
Soft, muted color tones.
Cupids, hearts, and flowers. Ribbons, lace and doves.
Romantic poetry.
Love is sublime.



boutiquefabulous

"One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life; 
That word is love." -Sophocles



vintagepostcardshop

"Lord, grant that I may not so much seek to be loved, as to love."
 -Francis of Assisi



vintage.es

"When I saw you, I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew."
 -William Shakespeare



shannonsshenonigins

"Only love lets us see normal things in an extraordinary way."
 -Alejandro de Solminihac



thepersonaldevelopmentguy

"O for the gentleness of old romance, the simple planning of a minstrel's song!"
-John Keats



i1.cpcache

"The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings." -Plato



valentinesdayclipart

"Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever
solid and durable happiness there is in our lives." -C.S. Lewis



localfunforkids

"The first duty of love is to listen." -Paul Tillich



chencybaglady

"Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired."
 -Robert Frost



astheclevercrowflies

"At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet." -Plato



vintageholidaycrafts

"There is no remedy for love but to love more."
-Henry David Thoreau


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