Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Monday, 30 May 2016

151/366 Nothing is Ordinary


151/366  Nothing is Ordinary

“There isn't any such thing as an ordinary life.” 
L.M. Montgomery, Emily Climbs

Sunday, 29 May 2016

150/366 The Truth


150/366 The Truth

“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.” 
Pablo Picasso

Saturday, 28 May 2016

149/366 Electricity


149/366 Electricity

“I am somewhat exhausted; I wonder how a battery feels when it pours electricity into a non-conductor?” 
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Dying Detective

148/366 River of Imagination


148/366 River of Imagination

So come to the pond,
or the river of your imagination,
or the harbor of your longing,

and put your lips to the world.

And live
your life.”  
Mary Oliver, Red Bird

Friday, 27 May 2016

147/366 Art is the Reason


147/366 Art is the Reason

“Art is the reason I get up in the morning, but the definition ends there. It doesn't seem fair that I'm living for something I can't even define.” 
Ani DiFranco

146/366 A Life Story


146/366 A Life Story

“To see that your life is a story while you're in the middle of living it may be a help to living it well.” 
Ursula K. Le Guin, Gifts

Thursday, 26 May 2016

145/366 Time


145/366 Time

“The part of life we really live is small.' For all the rest of existence is not life, but merely time.” 
Seneca

144/366 The Greatest Art


144/366 The Greatest Art

“The greatest art is to shape the quality of the day. ”  
Henry David Thoreau

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

143/366 The Story


143/366  The Story

“The living owe it to those who no longer can speak to tell their story for them.” 
Czesław Miłosz, The Issa Valley

142/366 To be remembered...


142/366 To be remembered...

“I have to live if I want to be remembered.” 
Suzanne Young, A Need So Beautiful

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

141/366 Poetry


141/366  Poetry

“The flower bloomed and faded. The sun rose and sank. The lover loved and went. And what the poets said in rhyme, the young translated into practice.” 
Virginia Woolf, Orlando

140/366 Growth


140/366 Growth

“If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.” 
Anatole France

Monday, 23 May 2016

139/366 In Love



139/366 In Love

“Be in love with your life, every detail of it.”  
Jack Kerouac

138/366 Outside


138/366 Outside

“Life always begins with one step outside of your comfort zone.” 
Shannon L. Alder

Sunday, 22 May 2016

137/366 Live


137/366 Live

“Death twitches my ear;
'Live,' he says... 
'I'm coming.” 
 Virgil

136/366 Single Event


136/366 Single Event

“A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born.” 
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Saturday, 21 May 2016

135/366 Railroads


135/366 Railroads

"I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger."
Harriet Tubman

134/366 Morning Wind


134/366 Morning Wind

“The morning wind spreads its fresh smell. We must get up and take that in, that wind that lets us live. Breathe before it's gone.” 
Rumi

Friday, 20 May 2016

133/366 How Old?


133/366 How Old?

“It`s not how old you are, it`s how you are old.” 
Jules Renard

132/366 The Greatest Wealth


132/366 The Greatest Wealth

“The greatest wealth is to live content with little.”  
Plato

Thursday, 19 May 2016

131/366 Be Where You Are


131/366 Be Where You Are

“As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life.” 
Gautama Buddha

130/366 Dance Lightly


130/366 Dance Lightly

“Let your life lightly dance on the edges of 
Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.” 
Rabindranath Tagore

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

129/366 My Destination


129/366 My Destination

“My destination is no longer a place, rather a new way of seeing.” 
Marcel Proust

128/366 Ring the Bells


128/366 Ring the Bells

“Ring the bells that still can ring 
Forget your perfect offering 
There is a crack in everything 
That's how the light gets in.” 
Leonard Cohen

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

127/366 Spending our Days


127/366 Spending our Days

“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” 
Annie Dillard, The Writing Life

126/366 Imagination



126/366 Imagination

“Imagination governs the world.” 
Napoléon Bonaparte

Monday, 16 May 2016

125/366 Here First


125/366 Here First

“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.” 
 Mark Twain

124/366 Listen


124/366 Listen 

“Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.” 
Anne Sexton

Sunday, 15 May 2016

123/366 Live in the Along


123/366 Live in the Along

“Live not for Battles Won.
Live not for The-End-of-the-Song. 
Live in the along.” 
Gwendolyn Brooks, Report from Part One

122/366 Heart


122/366 Heart

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”  Thornton Wilder