Showing posts from May, 2012

“We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.” (Mother Teresa)

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” (Douglas Adams)

“My home. It is my retreat and resting place from wars, I try to keep this corner as a haven against the tempest outside, as I do another corner in my soul.” Michel de Montaigne.

He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words. ~Elbert Hubbard

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” (Oscar Wilde)

“In solitude, where we are least alone.” (Lord Byron)

Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details. (Heraclitus)

The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep. — Paul Strand

You are not in this world to live up to other people’s expectations, nor should you feel the world must live up to yours – F Perl.

'Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better. ' (Henry Rollins)

“Be a fish swimming against the current, and be a tree swaying against the breeze.”

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)

Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower. (John Harrigan).

“The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but to know someone here and there who thinks and feels with us, and though distant, is close to us in spirit - this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The ship that will not obey the helm will have to obey the rocks.”

Doubly happy, however, is the man to whom lofty mountain-tops are within reach. - John Muir

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books. (John Lubbock).