“Probably one can say that all beautiful, noble, or brilliant works are of use, or that everything that proves to be useful or beneficial has its own beauty.”
–Isak Dinesen, Letters from Africa
Do you agree? — that there’s a beauty to objects that are useful, no matter how humble or ordinary they may be, and that the most spectacular works are also useful, in their way.
There’s a beauty to objects that are useful, no matter how humble or ordinary. @gretchenrubin (Click to Tweet!)
I think so.
Gretchen Rubin is the author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller The Happiness Project—an account of the year she spent test-driving the wisdom of the ages, current scientific studies, and lessons from popular culture about how to be happier—and the recently released Happier at Home and Better Than Before. On her popular blog, The Happiness Project, she reports on her daily adventures in the pursuit of happiness. For more doses of happiness and other happenings, follow Gretchen on Facebook and Twitter.
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