Wednesday, 30 November 2016

305/366 Windows


305/366 Windows

“A house without books is like a room without windows.” 
Horace Mann

304/366 Inspiration


304/366 Inspiration

“…Every day I discover even more beautiful things. It is intoxicating me, and I want to paint it all - my head is bursting…” 
Claude Monet

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

303/366 Cupcakes


303/366 Cupcakes

Keep calm and eat cupcakes.

302/366 Helping Hands


302/366 Helping Hands

“If we people become more helpful to others, there will be much less tragedy in the world!” 
 Mehmet Murat ildan

Sunday, 20 November 2016

301/366 Cities & Communities


301/366 Cities & Communities

“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

300/366 Healing


300/366 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.” 
Wendell Berry, The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays

Saturday, 19 November 2016

299/366 Sir Walter Scott


299/366 Sir Walter Scott

“For he that does good, having the unlimited power to do evil, deserves praise not only for the good which he performs, but for the evil which he forbears.” 
Walter Scott, Ivanhoe

298/366 Dreaming


298/366 Dreaming

“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.”  
Vincent Van Gogh

Friday, 18 November 2016

297/366 Building Bridges


297/366 Building Bridges

"We build too many walls and not enough bridges."
Isaac Newton

296/366 The Fence


296/366  The Fence

"The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it." 
John Locke

Thursday, 17 November 2016

295/366 Sacred Spaces


295/366 Sacred Spaces

“To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine.” 
Ralph Waldo Emerson

294/366 Adam Smith


294/366 Adam Smith

“No society can surely be flourishing and happy of which by far the greater part of the numbers are poor and miserable. ” 
Adam Smith

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

293/366 Taking Delight


293/366 Taking Delight

“If man is to survive, he will have learned to take a delight in the essential differences between men and between cultures. He will learn that differences in ideas and attitudes are a delight, part of life's exciting variety, not something to fear.” 
Gene Roddenberry

292/366 The Highest Revelation


292/366 The Highest Revelation

“Music is ... A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy” 
 Ludwig van Beethoven

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

291/366 Playtime


291/366 Playtime

“Time is a game played beautifully by children.” 
Heraclitus, Fragments

290/366 The Art of Juggling


290/366 The Art of Juggling

"Then I hear people talk about juggling, or the sacrifices they make for their children, I look at them like they're crazy, because 'sacrifice' infers that there was something better to do than being with your children." 
Chris Rock

Monday, 14 November 2016

289/366 A Crown


289/366 A Crown

“My Crown is in my heart, not on my head:
Not deck'd with Diamonds, and Indian stones:
Nor to be seen: my Crown is call'd Content,
A Crown it is, that seldom Kings enjoy.” 
 William Shakespeare, King Henry VI, Part 3

288/366 Music


288/366 Music 

“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” 
Aldous Huxley, Music at Night and Other Essays

Sunday, 13 November 2016

287/366 Remembering - The Greatest Gift


287/366  Remembering - The Greatest Gift

“Memory was a curse, yes, he thought, but it was also the greatest gift. Because if you lost memory you lost everything.” 
Anne Rice, Blood And Gold

286/366 A Garden


286/366 A Garden

“The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers & cities; but to know someone who thinks & feels with us, & who, though distant, is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.” 
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Saturday, 12 November 2016

285/366 Community


285/366 Community

"We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community."
Dorothy Day

284/366 "Extraordinary Streets


284/366 "Extraordinary Streets

“To find extraordinary things, go to the ordinary streets!” 
Mehmet Murat ildan

Friday, 11 November 2016

283/366 Friendships


283/366 Friendships

"There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship."
Thomas Aquinas