Aphorisms on Pinterest

This article from the New York Times details the fascinating trend of “hyperlinked homily” on Pinterest: “The explosively popular image-sharing site has fallen under the spell of words — that is, quotes from the great minds that offer lessons to live by.” Some sayings selected in the article:

 

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to no one. —Shakespeare

 

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious. —Einstein

 

Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together. —Elizabeth Taylor

 

Don’t hate what you don’t understand. —John Lennon and Yoko Ono

 

Some people look for a beautiful place, others make a place beautiful. —Hazrat Inayat Khan