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The most beautiful things cannot be written, unfortunately. Fortunately. We would have to be able to write with our eyes, with wild eyes, with the tears of our eyes, with the frenzy of a gaze, with the skin of our hands.
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A staccato script of letters and digits beamed from an alternate world. Then they ceased communicating altogether. and began to liase in dreams and nightmares.
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It isn't up to the painter to define the symbols. Otherwise it would be better if he wrote them out in so many words! The public who look at the picture must interpret the symbols as they understand them.
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Jed Perl writes precisely and ecstatically. Antoine' s Alphabet is a history and a fairy tale, a work of criticism, and a work of art.
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The walls are covered -crammed- with writing. No. Not writing. They are covered with a single four-letter word that has been inscribed over and over, on every available surface.
Love.
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This was, without a doubt, the cruciform of which the Bikura spoke. And it had been set here a minimum of many thousands of years ago - perhaps tens of thousands - long before mankind first left Old Earth. Almost certainly before Christ taught in Galilee. I
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The Italian historian Armando Petrucci has done more than anyone else to revive interest in public writing. His groundbreaking Public Lettering: Script, Power, and Culture surveys the forms and uses of epigraphic writing from classical antiquity to the twentieth century.
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Symbols

A storm-beaten old watch-tower,
A blind hermit rings the hour.

All-destroying sword-blade still
Carried by the wandering fool.

Gold-sewn silk on the sword-blade,
Beauty and fool together laid.
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Build your own pyramids, write your own hieroglyphs.
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Each note is inscribed on a sugar
cube lodged in the hoof of a rabid pig.
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Calligraphy, a spiritual art that has been forgotten in favor of an emotionless keyboard.
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Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
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It was a large heart with lots of hearts growing smaller inside, and piercing from the outside rim to the smallest heart was an arrow.
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There were signs everywhere but none that I could read or even hope to decipher. These multi-lined symbols unhinged my familiar world.
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I peered at his writing, but I could make nothing of it.
Then I saw why, and my soul chilled like marble.
His writing was running left to right. Not the words in reverse order, but the letter themselves. All of it. It was mirror writing- to be read by the Devil.
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She had a tattoo on the inside: the letters SPQR, a crossed sword and torch, and under that, four parallel lines like score marks.
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Stubbornly unsolved, and of the laborious and ongoing task of decipherment and translation. For the curious amateur,
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What was it called, that symbol of the serpent eating its own tail? It probably signified infinity, endlessness, timelessness. But for me it would mean the effort to love well going on and on, round and round, always imperfect and always forgivable. The best we could ever do for each other.
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For beauty is God's handwriting ... A nd, thank God for it as a cup of His blessing.
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Typographic style is founded not on any one technology of typesetting or printing, but on the primitive yet subtle craft of writing.
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The whole passage was underlined in bleeding, water-soaked black ink. But there was another ink, this one a crisp blue, post-flood, and an arrow led from "How will I ever get out of this labyrinth!" to a margin note written in her loop-heavy cursive: Straight & Fast.
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Look not so deeply into words and letters; for this Mystery hath been hidden by the Alchemists. Compose the sevenfold into a fourfold regimen; and when thou hast understood thou mayest make symbols; but by playing child's games with symbols thou shalt never understand.
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Every rose is an autograph from the hand of the Almighty God on this world about us. He has inscribed His thoughts in these marvelous hieroglyphics which sense and science have been these many thousand years seeking to understand.
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Symbols are the language of something invisible spoken in the visible world.
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Nate took the sheet. It was covered in the neat, curvy handwriting so many women mastered and men almost never did. The top half was the message, recopied in the same Cyrillic that it had been on the wall. Below it was the translation in English.
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The language of images [of inner-oriented artists] does not follow a code structure that is evident and widely accepted, but is more likely to be a complex of symbols that have a profound meaning for the artists themselves.
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How had it come about that these particular designs were chosen as our letters? Who decreed what sound would accompany each shape? And how was it decided the manner they would come together to form a word?
'Why is this so?' I demanded to know.
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There is nothing quite so beautiful as the written word -worn as a jewel, adorning the segmented lines of papyrus".
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Symbols can be so beautiful, sometimes.
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So, tell me what my fists keep writing, my fingers, they open up like gates when I write ...
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Typography is not only a technology but is in itself a natural resource or staple, like cotton or timber or radio; and, like any staple, it shapes not only private sense ratios but also
patterns of communal interdependence.
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The letters from the ink in my pen are an absurd map of magic signs.
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Runes, runes, runes ... Runes. An inverted Algiz rune. The caption next to it said "Chernobog." The Black God. Right. Of course, it wouldn't be Chernobog, God of Morning Dew on the Rose Petals, but a woman could always hope.
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In the lower half of one wall, she has traced the word so many times in such enormous script - LOVE, each letter the size of a child - and gouged so deeply into the stone that the O has formed a tunnel, and she has gotten out.
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What's that?' Thaniel said, curious. The postmarks and stamps weren't English or Japanese.

'A painting. There's a depressed Dutchman who does countryside scenes and flowers and things. It's ugly, but I have to maintain the estates in Japan and modern art is a good investment.
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The transliterated name and address of the addresser of the 3 letters in reversed alphabetic boustrophedonic punctated quadrilinear cryptogram (vowels suppressed) N. IGS./WI. UU. OX/W. OKS. MH/Y. IM:
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There were voices on the other side - eldritch voices, the sort of voices that mere typography will remain totally unable to convey until someone can make a linotype machine with echo-reverb and, possibly, a typeface that looks like something said by a slug.
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The heart with letters on it shining like a light bulb through the trim hole painted in the chest, art history.
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It's in Latin."
"So? What does it say?"
"I don't read Latin!"
"You're kidding. I thought all geniuses read Latin. Isn't that the international language for smart people?
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The etymologist finds the deadest words to have been once a brilliant picture. Language is fossil poetry.
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Written by a sponge dipped in warm milk and sprinkled with sugar.
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Together they made love among the mimeographed pages of their zine and the ink stained their bodies with letters and strange hieroglyph tattoos which they examined together in the moonlight drifting through the window, laughing.
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Each man deciphers from the ancient alphabets of nature only those secrets that his own deeps possess the power to endow with meaning.
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The alphabet was an invention below stairs.
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Assad: 'I have written it just down here.'

He Pointed to a number of Arabic symbols that could just as well have meant it was going to snow in the Lofoten Islands in the morning.
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For designers, the rigidity of an alphabet presents a never-ending artistic challenge: How do you do something new and still preserve the letters' essential forms?
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I came to feel an artist might use anything - a dot, a line, the most conventional or unconventional symbol - t say what he wanted to say.
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The soft throb and glow roused in my breast by the gilt letters of four or five different languages winking at me from scores of handsomely tooled bindings - the sight of so much knowledge so beautifully presented - swiftly flamed out.
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When in doubt, scribble.
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On one wall there was a recent watercolour - Saint E.O. Wilson of Hymenoptera
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Calligraphy of geese
against the sky-
the moon seals it.
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A cave of scars!
ancient, archaic wallpaper
built up, layer on layer
from the earliest, dream-white
to yesterday's, a red-black scrawl
a red mouth slowly closing
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The tattoo is just setting below his hp bone.
H e l l i s e m p t y
a n d a l l t h e d e v i l s a r e h e r e
I kiss my way across the words.
Kissing away the devils.
Kissing away the pain.
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was once a young lady from Yale,'" said the Gasmask Man. "'Who had verses tattooed on her tail. And on her behind, for the sake of the blind, a duplicate version in braille.
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LEWIS CARROLL'S CIPHER
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I've already learned Parseltongue. What else is there?"
"Elvish.
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He was creating the first letters of the Slavonic alphabet. He started with rounded letters, but the Slavonic language was so wild that the ink could not hold it, and so he made a second alphabet of barred letters and caged the unruly language in them like a bird.
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It is not wise to find symbols in everything that one sees. It makes life too full of terrors.
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The Text is not a definitive object.
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It's only at first sight,when the mind's a blank slate,that you get the purest look.
So I fold the flap back,and write:
Tumbleweeds.
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first four letters, and used to write them out
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I trust the symbol that is arrived at in the making of the painting. Meaningful symbols aren't invented as such, they are made or discovered as symbol later.
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Poetry is a fossil rock-print of a fin and a wing, with an illegible oath between.
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Typography is what language looks like.
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What geomancy reads what the windblown sand writes on the desert rock? I read there that all things live by a generous power and dance to a mighty tune; or I read there all things are scattered and hurled, that our every arabesque and grand jete is a frantic variation on our one free fall.
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Maktub" (It is written.)
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Letters are signs of things, symbols of words, whose power is so great that without a voice they speak to us the words of the absent; for they introduce words by the eye, not by the ear.
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The floor of the passageway was lined with an intricate mosaic of a big, black hound. Underneath were written the words of warning that had served property owners for at least two thousand years. Cave canem. Beware of the dog.
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Bright beads of red are rising through the ink, Hearts-blood bubbles smearing out into the black stream
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Handwriting is civilization's casual encephalogram.
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It may come as a surprise to many that there are ciphers (coded messages indicated by a letter or group of letters) in the Bible. Some are hidden; some, when revealed, are a key part of the narrative itself
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Inscribed on the temple of Apollo
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Something made out of words...
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If letters had eyebrows, these would be arched.
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Behind the hieroglyphic streets there would either be a transcendent meaning, or only the earth.
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Who scribbled all night rocking and rolling over lofty incantations which in the yellow morning were stanzas of gibberish.
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The chinese character for "strife" is represented by two women under the same roof.
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And so you paint pagodas and carp and phoenixes, but you also paint English country houses, and churches and coats of arms, the crucifixion, inscriptions in Persian and Arabic, carnations and tulips, mottos in Latin and knights in armour and Andromeda. v
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There was a brass plate mounted on the door at eye level, so old that the lettering that had once been engraved there had been reduced to a spidery, unreadable code, the name of some long dead function or functionary, polished into oblivion.
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Claudette turned her arms upward to show us her tattooed wrists. One held the skull and crossbones of the Wilted Rose. The other resembled the flag which adorned the mast above us. A ship's wheel with two swords crossed through it.
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If I had known there was such a thing as Islamic Calligraphy, I would never have started to paint. I have strived to reach the highest levels of artistic mastery, but I found that Islamic Calligraphy was there ages before I was.
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There is another alphabet, whispering from every leaf, singing from every river, shimmering from every sky.
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Symbols are oracular forms-mysterious patterns creating vortices in the substances of the invisible world.
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Symbolism is the language of the Mysteries. By symbols men have ever sought to communicate to each other those thoughts which transcend the limitations of language.
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Many years afterwards, we attempt to solve puzzles that were not mysteries at the time and we try to decipher half-obliterated letters from a language that is too old and whose alphabet we don't even know.
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Words were numbers were codes were formulae. Words held secret maps, the measuring of paces, the patterns of mortal minds, of histories, of cities, of continents and warrens.
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If a symbol should be discovered in a painting of mine, it was not my intention. It is a result I did not seek. It is something that may be found afterwards, and which can be interpreted according to taste.
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grave goods by themselves. 9. Hunter-gatherers made these handprints about 9,000 years ago in the 'Hands Cave', in Argentina. It looks as if these long-dead hands are reaching towards us from within the rock. This is one of the most moving relics of the ancient forager
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That which interests me above all else is the calligraphy of a tree or the tiles of a roof, and I mean leaf by leaf, branch by branch, blade by blade of grass.
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The unknown characters of writing seem to be endowed with an evil of life of their own as though sentient, and fain would wrest themselves forth from the parchment and wreak mischief on whomsoever gazes upon them.
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I have an impulse to write all over the orange walls- I need an alphabet of endings ripped out of books, of hands pulled off of clocks, of cold stones, of shoes filled with nothing but wind.
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Life perpetuated in parti-c<>ong>oong>l<>ong>oong>red l<>ong>oong>ves
and beautiful lies all in different languages.
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The calligraphic letter is not entirely a letter,
but something that sits between writing and music
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When I work I have a sculptor's sense of the shape of the words I'm making. I use a machine with larger than average letters: the bigger the better.
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Handwriting enables civilization.
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The hearts letter is read in the eyes.
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Calligraphy is a geometry of the soul which manifests itself physically.
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Let the pleasure of doodling led us to writing as decoration rather than to the peculiarly abstract sort of representation it inclines towards: the making of signs to look through rather than at.
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On my heart in beautiful calligraphy You've written words that only You and I can know. Their secret You promised to reveal one day but now I see You were only teasing.
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He is fond of enigmas, of conundrums, of hieroglyphics; exhibiting in his solutions of each a degree of acumen which appears to the ordinary apprehension praeternatural.