Showing posts from February, 2012

The best things in life are unexpected - because there were no expectations. (Eli Khamarov)

Honeyed Dreams....

'We are already one. But we imagine that we are not. And what we have to recover is our original unity. What we have to be is what we are.' ~ Thomas Merton

There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story. -Linda Hogan

As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness. ~Henry David Thoreau

The wild deer, wand'ring here & there, Keeps the human soul from care. (William Blake, from Songs of Innocence)

Lord! when you sell a man a book you don't sell just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship and humour and ships at sea by night - there's all heaven and earth in a book, a real book. ~Christopher Morley

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. (John Burroughs)

Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not. (George Bernard Shaw)

"There is hope as long as your fishing line is in the water." Det er håp i hengende snøre. (Norweigan Proverb)

But the delights of solitude don't only consist of dreaming. Next in enjoyment, I think, comes planning. (Anna Neagle)

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

"A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching." (Sivananda)

He knows alone who has wandered wide....

“A forest bird never wants a cage.” (Henrik Ibsen)

Be your friend’s true friend.

“There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.” John Ruskin (English Writer and Critic of art, architecture, and society, 1819-1900)

"To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world." (Freya Stark 1893-1993)

"Adventure is just bad planning." (Roald Amunsen) Norwegian Arctic & Antarctic explorer 1872 - 1928.

"A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour." Thor Heyerdahl

"Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye.. it also includes the inner pictures of the soul” (Edvard Munch)

Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity. (Thor Heyerdahl)

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbour he is making for, no wind is the right wind. (Seneca)

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master gardener of his soul, the director of his life.

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

“The years teach much which the days never know” Ralph Waldo Emerson