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“It only takes one voice, at the right pitch, to start an avalanche.” - Dianna Hardy

The sky grew darker, painted blue on blue, one stroke at a time, into deeper and deeper shades of night. Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance

. “Victory comes from finding opportunities in problems.” Sun Tzu

Sleep came to me like a thin tide of water. It would lap against my body but never submerge me. Hannah Kent, Burial Rites

Speak your heart. If they don’t understand, the message was never meant for them anyway. Yasmin Mogahed

Hold on to what is good, even if it's a handful of earth - Hopi prayer

Don't believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you'll see the way to fly.

Your patience may have long to wait,Whether in little things or great,But all good luck, you soon will learn,Must come to those who nobly earn.Who hunts the hay-field overWill find the four-leaved clover.

The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too Vincent van Gogh, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. Albert Einstein.

I put my heart and soul into my work, and I have lost my mind in the process. Vincent van Gogh

“The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.” — Nikos Kazantzakis

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.

Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky.

To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle. Every cubic inch of space is a miracle. Walt Whitman

There are only two ways to live your life: as though nothing is a miracle, or as though everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein, (1879 - 1955) Physicist & Nobel Laureate

We are all adventurers here, I suppose, and wild doings in wild countries appeal to us as nothing else could do. It is good to know that there remain wild corners of this dreadfully civilised world. Robert Falcon Scott

"Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind." --Aristotle

An understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment. David Attenborough.

“Having a Vision is not enough. It must be combined with imagination, determination, faith, hope and passion. It is not enough to just stare up at the stars...we must become the stars that the stars shine down on.” ~ Victoria June

Our image is here and will for ever stay, and there is comfort in knowing that the memory of our lives will always be there, traveling among the stars. Christophe Galfard, The Universe in Your Hand

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, it empties today of its strength. Corrie ten Boom

Only those who have seen the magnificent sunsets over the ice, who have…been buffeted by storms… can appreciate the spell which always draws us back there. Louise Arner Boyd

“ I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day. Vincent Van Gogh

Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light; and the landscape lay as if new created in all the freshness of childhood. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“If we live as we breathe, taking and releasing, we cannot make mistakes.” Clarrissa Pinkola Estes, Women Who Run With Wolves.

"The universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are." ~Rumi

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

I look out into the water and up deep into the stars. I beg the sparkling lanterns of light to cure me of myself — my past and the kaleidoscope of mistakes, failures and wrong turns that have stacked unbearable regret upon my shoulders. Jennifer Elisabeth,

And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it. Roald Dahl

Walt Whitman Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you.

Celebrations infuse life with passion and purpose. They summon the human spirit. Terrence E. Deal

Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm, for love is as strong as death, passion as fierce as the grave, its flashes are flashes of fire, a raging flame.

Only a few, who remain children at heart, can ever find that fair, lost path again; and blessed are they above mortals. They, and only they, can bring us tidings from that dear country where we once sojourned and from which we must evermore be exiles. The world calls them its singers and poets and artists and story-tellers; but they are just people who have never forgotten the way to fairyland. L.M. Montgomery,

at the bottom of the ocean is a layer of water that has never moved… Anne Carson

There’s as many atoms in a single molecule of your DNA as there are stars in the typical galaxy. We are, each of us, a little universe. Neil deGrasse Tyson.

All I have is a body adrift in water, salt and sky. So swim, until you can't see land... (Scott Hutchison, Frightened Rabbit)

The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction. Rachel Carson

"Spring will come and so will happiness. Hold on. Life will get warmer." Anita Krizzan

“One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.” —Leo Tolstoy

"Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” ― Edgar Allan Poe, Eleonora

Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow's reality.

As humans we look at things and think about what we've looked at. We treasure it in a kind of private art gallery. Thom Gunn ·