Showing posts from April, 2012

"A man ought to carry himself in the world as an orange tree would if it could walk up and down in the garden, swinging perfume from every little censer it holds up to the air” Henry Ward Beecher

One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides. ~W.E. Johns, The Passing Show

"Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will themselves not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work...” Daniel H.Burnham (1846-1912)

"A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees." William Blake 1790.

Impressions are like pearls; ideas are like the string that turns the pearls into a necklace. The string is invisible, but it is not dispensable and cannot be broken. (Mu Xin)

“Art is harmony. Harmony is the analogy of contrary and of similar elements of tone, of colour and of line, conditioned by the dominant key, and under the influence of a particular light, in gay, calm, or sad combinations.” Georges Seurat

For me, a landscape does not exist in its own right, since its appearance changes at any moment. (Claude Monet)

'Oh, to be in England....' (Home Thoughts, From Abroad)