Sunday, 31 January 2016

31/366 What is Enough?

31/366 What is Enough? 

“...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?” 
Vincent van Gogh

30/366 To be Understood

30/366 To be Understood

"One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood."
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Saturday, 30 January 2016

29/366 Take Delight

29/366 Take Delight

“You take delight not in a city's seven or seventy wonders, but in the answer it gives to a question of yours.” 
Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

28/366 Soporific

28/366 Soporific

"It is said that the effect of eating too much lettuce is 'soporific'."
Beatrix Potter

Friday, 29 January 2016

27/366 Happy Things

27/366 Happy Things

"Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things."
Chaim Potok

26/366 Love Deeply

26/366 Love Deeply

"Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young."
Arthur Wing Pinero

Thursday, 28 January 2016

25/366 Robbie

25/366 Robbie

"O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us. (O would some power the gift to give us to see ourselves as others see us.)" 
Robert Burns

24/366 Seeing & Feeling

24/366 Seeing & Feeling

“One eye sees, the other feels.” 
 Paul Klee

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

23/366 People Don't Notice

23/366 People Don't Notice

"People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy."
Anton Chekhov

22/366 Where There's Tea

22/366 Where There's Tea

"Where there's tea there's hope."
Arthur Wing Pinero

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

21/366 The Test of Time

21/366 The Test of Time

"It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time."

David Allan Coe

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

20/366 The Purpose

20/366  The Purpose

"The purpose - where I start - is the idea of use. It is not recycling, it's reuse."
Issey Miyake

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Monday, 18 January 2016

18/366 Shipbuilding

18/366 Shipbuilding

'If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea."
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Sunday, 17 January 2016

17/366 Winter Garden

17/366  Winter Garden

"Nature looks dead in winter because her life is gathered into her heart. She withers the plant down to the root that she may grow it up again fairer and stronger. She calls her family together within her inmost home to prepare them for being scattered abroad upon the face of the earth."
Hugh Macmillan, "Rejuvenescence," The Ministry of Nature, 1871

Saturday, 16 January 2016

Friday, 15 January 2016

15/366 Colour the World

15/366  Colour the World

“We colour the world,
Not with the darkness of our pasts, 
But with the rainbow of our hope.” 
Jenim Dibie, The Calligraphy of God

Thursday, 14 January 2016

14/366 Progress

14/366  Progress

“Progress isn't made by early risers. It's made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something.” 
 Robert A. Heinlein

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

13/366 Climate Change

13/366  Climate Change

"Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us."
Bill Nye

12/366 Knowing the Answers

12/366  Knowing the Answers

“And the point is to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far into the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer."
Page No. 31, Freedom Climbers” 
Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

Monday, 11 January 2016

11/366 What We Remember

11/366  What We Remember 

“He was still too young to know that the heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past.” 
Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera

Sunday, 10 January 2016

10/366 Perseverance

10/366 Perseverance 

“Spring passes and one remembers one's innocence.
Summer passes and one remembers one's exuberance.
Autumn passes and one remembers one's reverence.
Winter passes and one remembers one's perseverance.” 
Yoko Ono

Saturday, 9 January 2016

9/366 Human Resources

9/366 Human Resources

“Human resources are like natural resources; they're often buried deep. You have to go looking for them, they're not just lying around on the surface. You have to create the circumstances where they show themselves.” 
 Ken Robinson

Friday, 8 January 2016

8/366 Create

8/366 Create

“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” 
Kurt Vonnegut, Palm Sunday: An Autobiographical Collage

Thursday, 7 January 2016

7/366 Community

7/366 Community

“We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community.” 
Dorothy Day, The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist

6/366 Healing

6/366  Healing

“Healing is impossible in loneliness; it is the opposite of loneliness. Conviviality is healing. To be healed we must come with all the other creatures to the feast of Creation."
(pg.99, "The Body and the Earth")” 
Wendell Berry, The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

5/366 Enjoy

5/366  Enjoy

"In seed-time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy."
William Blake

Monday, 4 January 2016

4/366 The Playground

4/366  The Playground

"It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness, and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding of his capacities and talents."
Eric Hoffer

Sunday, 3 January 2016

3/366 The Crisp Winter Air

3/366  The Crisp Winter Air

"It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it."
 John Burroughs, "Winter Sunshine"

Saturday, 2 January 2016

2/366 Taking the Plunge

2/366  Taking the Plunge

"The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance."
Alan Watts

Friday, 1 January 2016

1/366 The Beginning of Always

1/366  The Beginning of Always

“Remember tonight... for it is the beginning of always” 
Dante Alighieri