Showing posts from 2012

Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. Benjamin Franklin

“The majesty of nature depends upon the force of the human spirit.” ― John Ruskin

'Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to get back to.' John Ed Pearce

Here we come a-wassailing among the leaves so green...

"No snowflake ever falls in the wrong place."

Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. Andre Gide

“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” ― C.S. Lewis

“Be an opener of doors” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“As for me, I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote. I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts.” ― Herman Melville

“When you take the small roads you see the life that goes on there, and this makes your own life larger.” ― Elizabeth Berg

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. Oscar Wilde

Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth. Horace

'What we see depends mainly on what we look for.' John Lubbock

Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living. Soren Kierkegaard

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. - Herman Melville

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no place more delightful than one's own fireplace. Cicero

“Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.” — Charles Dudley Warner

“In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.” William Blake

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. T.S. Elliott

Make voyages. Attempt them. There is nothing else. Tennessee Williams

" What man can stand with autumn on a hilltop and fail to see the span of his world and the meaning of the rolling hills that reach to the far horizon?" - Hal Borland

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” ~Anne Bradstreet~

Friendship isn't about whom you have known the longest... It's about who came, and never left your side.

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. Harriet Beecher Stowe

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. - Edward Abbey

“There are moments when a man's imagination so easily subdued to what it lives in, suddenly rises above its daily level and surveys the long windings of destiny” Edith Wharton

“Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.” ― Napoleon Bonaparte

After rain - a rainbow, after a storm - calm, after the night - a morning, and after an ending - a new beginning.

Strive to preserve your heart in peace; let no event of this world disturb it; reflect that all must come to an end.