Tuesday, 26 December 2017

333/365 Breathe Quietly


333/365 Breathe Quietly

“I want to rest. I want to breathe quietly again.”  
Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire

332/365 Winter Friends


332/365 Winter Friends

“My old grandmother always used to say, Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever.” 
George R.R. Martin, A Feast for Crows

331/365 Poetry


331/365 Poetry

“Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” 
Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam

330/365 Love


330/365 Love

“Love turns work into rest.” 
Teresa of Ávila

329/365 Rest


329/365 Rest

“Rest and be thankful.” 
William Wordsworth

328/365 Mountains


328/365 Mountains

“You don't need to climb a mountain to know that it's high.” 
Paulo Coelho, Aleph

327/365 Keep Climbing


327/365 Keep Climbing

“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.” 
Barry Finlay, Kilimanjaro and Beyond

326/365 Wisdom


326/365 Wisdom

“All our wisdom is stored in the trees.” 
 Santosh Kalwar

325/365 A Child of the Universe


325/365 A Child of the Universe

“You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars. In the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul.” 
 Max Ehrmann

324/365 The Driving Force


324/365 The Driving Force

“Water is the driving force in nature.” 
 Leonardo da Vinci

323/365 Life In Us


323/365 Life In Us

“Life in us is like the water in a river.” 
Henry David Thoreau

322/365 Human Nature


322/365  Human Nature

“Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container.” 
Wallace Stevens

321/365 Finding Ourselves


321/365 Finding Ourselves

“For whatever we lose (like a you or a me),
It's always our self we find in the sea.” 
E.E. Cummings, 100 Selected Poems

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

320/365 Unfold Your Own Myth


320/365 Unfold Your Own Myth

“Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” 
Jalaluddin Mevlana Rumi, The Essential Rumi

319/365 Wisdom


319/365 Wisdom

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” 
 Albert Einstein

318/365 Education


318/365 Education

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” 
Socrates

317/365 Expand


317/365 Expand

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.” 
 Anaïs Nin

316/365 Listen


316/365 Listen

“Listen to the trees talking in their sleep,' she whispered, as he lifted her to the ground. 'What nice dreams they must have!” 
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

315/365 Talent



315/365 Talent

“Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.” 
 Erica Jong

314/365 A Voice



314/365 A Voice


“To dwellers in a wood, almost every species of tree has its voice as well as its feature.” 
Thomas Hardy, Under the Greenwood Tree

313/365 Spoon Feeding


313/365 Spoon Feeding

“Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.” 
E.M. Forster

312/365 The Love of Learning


312/365 The Love of Learning

“The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
And all the sweet serenity of books” 
 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

312/365 Courage


312/365 Courage

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.” 
Maya Angelou

311/365 Awakener


311/365 Awakener

“I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” 
 Robert Frost

310/365 Poems Upon The Sky


310/365 Poems Upon The Sky

“Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” 
Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam

309/365 Happiness


309/365 Happiness

"People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy."
Anton Chekhov

308/365 Clever


308/365 Clever

“If men had wings and bore black feathers, few of them would be clever enough to be crows.” 
Rev. Henry Ward Beecher

307/365 Recovery


307/365 Recovery

"Winter is a season of recovery and preparation."
Paul Theroux

306/365 Laughter


306/365 Laughter

"Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face."
Victor Hugo

Sunday, 3 December 2017

305/365 A Second Spring


305/365 A Second Spring

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”  
Albert Camus

304/365 A Bend in the Road


304/365 A Bend in the Road

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.” 
Helen Keller

303/365 Courage


303/365 Courage


“Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don't have the strength.” 
Theodore Roosevelt

302/365 Water


302/365 Water

“Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container.” 
Wallace Stevens

301/365 Sometimes


301/365 Sometimes

“Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.” 
Seneca

300/365 Do Not Stop


300/365 Do Not Stop

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” 
Confucius

299/365 Without Darkness


299/365 Without Darkness

“Without darkness, nothing comes to birth, As without light, nothing flowers.” 
May Sarton

298/365 Heroic Struggles


298/365 Heroic Struggles

"Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world."
Ansel Adams

297/365 Of Legends & Myths


297/365 Of Legends & Myths

“After all, I believe that legends and myths are largely made of 'truth', and indeed present aspects of it that can only be received in this mode; and long ago certain truths and modes of this kind were discovered and must always reappear.” 
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien

296/365 Seeing a Flower


296/365 Seeing a Flower

“Nobody sees a flower - really - it is so small it takes time - we haven't time - and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.” 
Georgia O'Keeffe, Georgia O'Keeffe

295/365 In Joy and Sadness


295/365 In Joy and Sadness

“In joy or sadness flowers are our constant friends.” 
Kakuzō Okakura, The Book Of Tea

294/365 A Walk in a Garden


294/365  A Walk in a Garden

“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in--what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.”
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

293/365 The Universe


293/365 The Universe

“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.”  
Leonardo da Vinci

292/365 Art & Life


292/365 Art & Life

“Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” 
Oscar Wilde

291/365 Nature & Poetry


291/365 Nature & Poetry

“...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?” 
Vincent van Gogh

Saturday, 2 December 2017

290/365 New Way of Seeing Things


290/365 New Way of Seeing Things

“One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” 
Henry Miller

289/365 The Purest


289/365 The Purest 

"The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most."
John Ruskin

288/365 Travel Makes Us Modest


288/365  Travel Makes Us Modest

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” 
 Gustave Flaubert

287/365 Carry Beauty With Us



287/365  Carry Beauty With Us

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.” 
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emerson's Essays

286/365 Travel Far Enough


286/365 Travel Far Enough

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” 
David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

285/365 In the End


285/365 In the End

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”  
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness