Wednesday, 22 November 2017

252/365 A Real Building


252/365 A Real Building

“A real building is one on which the eye can light and stay lit.” 
Ezra Pound

251/365 Shape Our Buildings


251/365 Shape Our Buildings

“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” 
Winston S. Churchill

250/365 A Better World


250/365 A Better World

"Courage, my friends; 'tis not too late to build a better world." 
Tommy Douglas

249/365 An Architect's Advice


249/365 An Architect's Advice

“A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.”  
Frank Lloyd Wright

248/365 Insanity


248/365 Insanity

“If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.” 
Robert Frost

247/365 Rejoice


247/365 Rejoice


“There is not one blade of grass, there is no color in this world that is not intended to make us rejoice.” 
John Calvin

246/365 Laughter


246/365 Laughter

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” 
Nicolas Chamfort

245/365 Friendships


245/365 Friendships

“There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books.”  
Irving Stone, Clarence Darrow for the Defense

244/365 To See Beauty


244/365 To See Beauty

“Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” 
 Franz Kafka

243/365 To Imagine


243/365 To Imagine

“To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything.” 
Anatole France

242/365 Love What You Do


242/365 Love What You Do

“Love what you do and do what you love. Don't listen to anyone else who tells you not to do it. You do what you want, what you love. Imagination should be the center of your life.” 
Ray Bradbury

241/365 Boundless


241/365 Boundless

“The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.” 
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

240/365 Imagine Something Worthwhile


240/365 Imagine Something Worthwhile

“Because when you are imagining, you might as well imagine something worth while.” 
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

239/365 Worlds That Never Were


239/365  Worlds That Never Were

“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.” 
Carl Sagan

238/365 Vision


238/365  Vision

“Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.” 
Jonathan Swift

237/365 Courage


237/365 Courage


“Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.”  
Maria Montessori

236/365 Imagination


236/365 Imagination

"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination." 
Albert Einstein

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

235/365 The Art of Art


235/365 The Art of Art

"The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity." 
Walt Whitman

234/365 A Good Laugh


234/365 A Good Laugh

"A good laugh is sunshine in the house."
William Makepeace Thackeray

Monday, 11 September 2017

233/365 Old Fashioned Things


233/365 Old Fashioned Things

“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.”  
Laura Ingalls Wilder

232/365 Flowers


232/365  Flowers

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the mind.” 
Luther Burbank

Sunday, 10 September 2017

231/365 Living


231/365 Living

"Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower."
Hans Christian Andersen

230/365 Sunshine


230/365 Sunshine

“Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.” 
Walt Whitman

Saturday, 9 September 2017

229/365 Poetry


229/365 Poetry

“The poetry of the earth is never dead.” 
John Keats

228/365 Why?


228/365 Why?

“Why should we tolerate a diet of weak poisons, a home in insipid surroundings, a circle of acquaintances who are not quite our enemies, the noise of motors with just enough relief to prevent insanity? Who would want to live in a world which is just not quite fatal?” 
Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

Friday, 8 September 2017

227/365 The Right Path


227/365 The Right Path

“It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think yours is the only path.” 
Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

226/365 The Journey Doesn't End


226/365 The Journey Doesn't End

“End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path. One that we all must take.” 
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

Thursday, 7 September 2017

225/365 Come Friends


225/365 Come Friends

“Come friends, it's not too late to seek a newer world.” 
Alfred Tennyson

224/365 Good Advice


224/365 Good Advice

“I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.” 
Edna St. Vincent Millay

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

223/365 Don't Own So Much


223/365   Don't Own So Much

“Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.” 
Wendell Berry

222/365 Play the Hand


222/365 Play the Hand

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” 
Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

221/365 Changing the World


221/365 Changing the World

“And now, I'm just trying to change the world, one sequin at a time.” 
Lady Gaga

220/365 The Universe


220/365 The Universe 

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

Monday, 4 September 2017

219/365 What is Enough?


219/365 What is Enough?

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

218/365 Capturing a Moment


218/365  Capturing a Moment

“What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” 
 Karl Lagerfeld

Sunday, 3 September 2017

217/365 Speak Reasonable Words


217/365 Speak Reasonable Words


“One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.” 
 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Monday, 28 August 2017

216/365 Unsolved Mystery


216/365  Unsolved Mystery

"Everything we do, every thought we've ever had, is produced by the human brain. But exactly how it operates remains one of the biggest unsolved mysteries, and it seems the more we probe its secrets, the more surprises we find." 
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Sunday, 27 August 2017

215/365 Enough


215/365 Enough

"He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough."

Lao Tzu

214/365 Placed in the Memory


214/365 Placed in the Memory

"The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living."
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Saturday, 26 August 2017

213/365 The Wisdom of Children


213/365 The Wisdom of Children

“Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them” 
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

212/365 Science & Spirituality


212/365 Science & Spirituality 

“Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.” 
 Carl Sagan

Friday, 25 August 2017

211/365 Home


211/365 Home

"Home is where one starts from."
T. S. Eliot

210/365 Opinions


210/365  Opinions

“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” 
 Bertrand Russell

Thursday, 24 August 2017

209/365 Daring


209/365 Daring

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” 
 May Sarton

208/365 An Infinite Question


208/365 An Infinite Question

“An infinite question is often destroyed by finite answers. To define everything is to annihilate much that gives us laughter and joy.” 
Madeleine L'Engle

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

207/365 Ecstasy in Life


207/365 Ecstasy in Life

“Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.” 
Emily Dickinson

206/365 All is Accomplished


206/365 All is Accomplished

"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished." 
Lao Tzu

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

205/365 Mad with Joy


205/365 Mad with Joy

“People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.” 
Iris Murdoch

204/365 Blossoms


204/365 Blossoms

“A flower blossoms for its own joy.” 
Oscar Wilde

Monday, 21 August 2017

203/365 Joy


203/365 Joy

“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” 
Rabindranath Tagore