Showing posts from May, 2011

Je vois la vie en rose....

'Act as if what you do makes a difference - it does.' William James

"I believe the nicest and sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens, but just those that bring simple little pleasures, following one another softly, like pearls off a string.”

'...I'd sit at a sidewalk cafe and look in shop windows. Walk in the rain, have fun and maybe some excitement. Doesn't seem much to you, does it?'

No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If he is not a sculptor or painter, he can only be a builder. (John Ruskin).

I can enjoy society in a room; but out of doors, nature is company enough for me. ~William Hazlitt

″A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.” – Moslih Eddin Saadi

A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. ~Chinese Proverb

To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour. (William Blake).

“The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”

'The road of life can only reveal itself as it is travelled; each turn in the road reveals a surprise.'

"The collector is an artist in his own way, by the way he puts things together. You can read a person's soul from their collection."

Life is not measured by breaths, but by the moments that take your breath away.

If one begins all deeds well, it is likely that they will end well too. (Sophocles)

'Sometimes life takes an unexpected wrong turn in the right direction' (Natalie Smith)

Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life. (Les Brown).

One minute of patience, ten years of peace. (Greek Proverb)

To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is to not have seen Italy at all, for Sicily is the clue to everything. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe).