Wednesday, 30 September 2015

273/365 New Ideas


273/365 New Ideas

"Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress."
Charles Kettering

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

272/365 September Days


272/365 September Days

"By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer."
Helen Hunt Jackson

Monday, 28 September 2015

271/365 Art, Education, Freedom


271/365 Art, Education, Freedom

"I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few."

William Morris

Sunday, 27 September 2015

270/365 Sunshine & Friendship


270/365 Sunshine & Friendship


"The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity."
Ulysses S. Grant

Saturday, 26 September 2015

269/365 Silence


269/365 Silence

"I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence."
Thomas Hood

Friday, 25 September 2015

Thursday, 24 September 2015

267/365 Create Your Own


267/365 Create Your Own

"Forget about trying to compete with someone else. Create your own pathway. Create your own new vision."
Herbie Hancock

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

266/365 Our Point of View


266/365 Our Point of View

"We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away."
Zhuangzi

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

265/365 Gears We Never Use


265/365 Gears We Never Use

"Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use."
Charles M. Schulz

Monday, 21 September 2015

264/365 The Wide World


264/365 The Wide World

"The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot forever fence it out."
J. R. R. Tolkien

Sunday, 20 September 2015

263/365 Awake


263/365 Awake

"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes."
Carl Jung

Saturday, 19 September 2015

262/365 Walking



262/365 Walking

"All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking."
Friedrich Nietzsche


Friday, 18 September 2015

261/365 Progress


261/365 Progress

"Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good."
Calvin Coolidge

Thursday, 17 September 2015

260/365 Hope


260/365 Hope

"Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality."
Jonas Salk

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

259/365 Lavender


 259/365 Lavender

“There are some things, after all, that Sally Owens knows for certain: Always throw spilled salt over your left shoulder. Keep rosemary by your garden gate. Add pepper to your mashed potatoes. Plant roses and lavender, for luck. Fall in love whenever you can.” 
Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

258/365 Autumn


258/365 Autumn

“And I rose
In rainy autumn
And walked abroad in a shower of all my days...” 
Dylan Thomas, Collected Poems

Monday, 14 September 2015

257/365 Remembering Spring


257/365 Remembering Spring

“If people did not love one another, I really don't see what use there would be in having any spring.” 
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

256/365 Light & Dark


256/365 Light & Dark

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” 
Plato

Sunday, 13 September 2015

255/365 Albert Einstein & Time


255/365 Albert Einstein & Time

"The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once."
Albert Einstein

254/365 Window of Opportunity


254/365 Window of Opportunity

"If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade."
Tom Peters

253/365 Rudyard Kipling & Tea


253/365 Rudyard Kipling & Tea

“We had a kettle; we let it leak:
Our not repairing made it worse.
We haven't had any tea for a week...
The bottom is out of the Universe.” 
Rudyard Kipling, The Collected Poems of Rudyard Kipling

Saturday, 12 September 2015

252/365 Tea & Poetry


252/365 Tea & Poetry

“Some people will tell you there is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea.” 
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Letters and Social Aims

251/365 Faith


251/365 Faith

“None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.”  
Paulo Coelho, Brida

250/365 Rosslyn Chapel


250/365 Rosslyn Chapel

“Forgiveness is God's greatest gift” 
 Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code

Friday, 11 September 2015

249/365 This Life Is Yours


249/365 This Life Is Yours

“This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy.” 
Susan Polis Schutz

248/365 Healing


248/365 Healing

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature -- the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” 
Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

247/365 Never Too Old


247/365  Never Too Old

“You are never too old to become younger!” 
Mae West

Thursday, 10 September 2015

246/365 Our Real Calling


246/365 Our Real Calling

“We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider every thing as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart.” 
Sir Walter Scott

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

245/365 Windows & Mirrors


245/365 Windows & Mirrors

"The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows."
Sydney J. Harris

244/365 The Time that is Given


244/365 The Time that is Given

“I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo.
"So do I," said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” 
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

243/365 Happiness Shared


243/365 Happiness Shared

"Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared."
Buddha

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

242/365 We Remember...


242/365 We Remember...

"We do not remember days, we remember moments."
Cesare Pavese

241/365 Looking at the Past: Melrose Abbey


241/365 Looking at the Past: Melrose Abbey

“Why should we look to the past in order to prepare for the future? Because there is nowhere else to look.” 
James Burke, Connections

240/365 Happiness


240/365 Happiness

"Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy."
Anne Frank

Monday, 7 September 2015

239/365 Beauty & Joy


239/365 Beauty & Joy

"Beauty is whatever gives joy."
Edna St. Vincent Millay

238/365 Wisdom


238/365 Wisdom

“In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.” 
Ansel Adams

237/365 Reality


237/365 Reality 

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced."
Soren Kierkegaard

Sunday, 6 September 2015

236/365 To Venture



236/365 To Venture

“To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one's self.... And to venture in the highest is precisely to be conscious of one's self.” 
Søren Kierkegaard

235/365 Chose Joy


235/365 Chose Joy

"Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.” 
Henri J.M. Nouwen

Saturday, 5 September 2015

234/365 Unity


234/365 Unity

"Unity is strength... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved."
Mattie Stepanek

233/365 Live with Intention


233/365 Live with Intention

"Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Continue to learn. Appreciate your friends. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is. "
Mary Anne Radmacher

232/365 The Second Spring


232/365 The Second Spring

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” 
Albert Camus

231/365 Eyes on the Horizon


231/365 Eyes on the Horizon

"Leaders keep their eyes on the horizon, not just on the bottom line."
Warren Bennis

Friday, 4 September 2015

230/365 A Dream


230/365 A Dream

"A dream is the bearer of a new possibility, the enlarged horizon, the great hope."
Howard Thurman