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".. there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” ― Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild

“The core of mans' spirit comes from new experiences.” ― Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild

There is an eternal landscape, a geography of the soul; we search for its outlines all our lives.

5,4,3,2,1....We have lift off!

With shouts the torrents down the gorges go, And storms are formed behind the storm we feel: The hemlock shakes in the rafter, the oak in the driving keel. --Herman Melville; Battle-Pieces (1860), Misgivings

'My soul is in the sky' Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

...streamed in a flood of golden glory along the black walls, and far away down into the inmost recesses of the abyss.' (from Descent into the Maelstrom, Edgar Allen Poe 1841).

Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. ~Maori Proverb

'.. inviting, grand, mean, insipid, or savage..'

What is the city but the people? ~William Shakespeare

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius

“For what you see and hear depends a good deal on where you are standing: it also depends on what sort of person you are.” ― C.S. Lewis, The Magician's Nephew

“We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden”. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 

"Freedom lies in being bold." - Robert Frost

It is only when we are no longer fearful that we begin to create.- J. M. W. Turner

"Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless." Jamie Paolinetti 

“when tired at last, he sat on the bank, while the river still chattered on to him, a babbling procession of the best stories in the world, sent from the heart of the earth to be told at last to the insatiable sea.” ― Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly. ~Henri Bergson

“Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.” ― Jonathan Swift

'Only the curious have something to find.' - unknown

"The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless." Jean-Jacques Rousseau 

'The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.' Vincent Van Gogh

adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience. Ralph Waldo Emerson.

"The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible” ― Vladimir Nabokov