Tuesday, 12 September 2017

235/365 The Art of Art


235/365 The Art of Art

"The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity." 
Walt Whitman

234/365 A Good Laugh


234/365 A Good Laugh

"A good laugh is sunshine in the house."
William Makepeace Thackeray

Monday, 11 September 2017

233/365 Old Fashioned Things


233/365 Old Fashioned Things

“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.”  
Laura Ingalls Wilder

232/365 Flowers


232/365  Flowers

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the mind.” 
Luther Burbank

Sunday, 10 September 2017

231/365 Living


231/365 Living

"Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower."
Hans Christian Andersen

230/365 Sunshine


230/365 Sunshine

“Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.” 
Walt Whitman

Saturday, 9 September 2017

229/365 Poetry


229/365 Poetry

“The poetry of the earth is never dead.” 
John Keats

228/365 Why?


228/365 Why?

“Why should we tolerate a diet of weak poisons, a home in insipid surroundings, a circle of acquaintances who are not quite our enemies, the noise of motors with just enough relief to prevent insanity? Who would want to live in a world which is just not quite fatal?” 
Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

Friday, 8 September 2017

227/365 The Right Path


227/365 The Right Path

“It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think yours is the only path.” 
Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

226/365 The Journey Doesn't End


226/365 The Journey Doesn't End

“End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path. One that we all must take.” 
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

Thursday, 7 September 2017

225/365 Come Friends


225/365 Come Friends

“Come friends, it's not too late to seek a newer world.” 
Alfred Tennyson

224/365 Good Advice


224/365 Good Advice

“I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.” 
Edna St. Vincent Millay

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

223/365 Don't Own So Much


223/365   Don't Own So Much

“Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.” 
Wendell Berry

222/365 Play the Hand


222/365 Play the Hand

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” 
Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

221/365 Changing the World


221/365 Changing the World

“And now, I'm just trying to change the world, one sequin at a time.” 
Lady Gaga

220/365 The Universe


220/365 The Universe 

“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.” 
Leonardo da Vinci

Monday, 4 September 2017

219/365 What is Enough?


219/365 What is Enough?

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

218/365 Capturing a Moment


218/365  Capturing a Moment

“What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” 
 Karl Lagerfeld

Sunday, 3 September 2017

217/365 Speak Reasonable Words


217/365 Speak Reasonable Words


“One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.” 
 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Monday, 28 August 2017

216/365 Unsolved Mystery


216/365  Unsolved Mystery

"Everything we do, every thought we've ever had, is produced by the human brain. But exactly how it operates remains one of the biggest unsolved mysteries, and it seems the more we probe its secrets, the more surprises we find." 
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Sunday, 27 August 2017

215/365 Enough


215/365 Enough

"He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough."

Lao Tzu

214/365 Placed in the Memory


214/365 Placed in the Memory

"The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living."
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Saturday, 26 August 2017

213/365 The Wisdom of Children


213/365 The Wisdom of Children

“Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them” 
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

212/365 Science & Spirituality


212/365 Science & Spirituality 

“Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.” 
 Carl Sagan

Friday, 25 August 2017

211/365 Home


211/365 Home

"Home is where one starts from."
T. S. Eliot

210/365 Opinions


210/365  Opinions

“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” 
 Bertrand Russell

Thursday, 24 August 2017

209/365 Daring


209/365 Daring

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” 
 May Sarton

208/365 An Infinite Question


208/365 An Infinite Question

“An infinite question is often destroyed by finite answers. To define everything is to annihilate much that gives us laughter and joy.” 
Madeleine L'Engle

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

207/365 Ecstasy in Life


207/365 Ecstasy in Life

“Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.” 
Emily Dickinson

206/365 All is Accomplished


206/365 All is Accomplished

"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished." 
Lao Tzu

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

205/365 Mad with Joy


205/365 Mad with Joy

“People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.” 
Iris Murdoch

204/365 Blossoms


204/365 Blossoms

“A flower blossoms for its own joy.” 
Oscar Wilde

Monday, 21 August 2017

203/365 Joy


203/365 Joy

“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” 
Rabindranath Tagore

Sunday, 20 August 2017

202/365 The Wisest


202/365 The Wisest

"I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing."
Socrates

201/365 Find Joy


201/365 Find Joy

"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain."
Joseph Campbell

Saturday, 19 August 2017

200/365 Great Things


200/365 Great Things

"One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak." 
Gilbert K. Chesterton

199/365 Everyday Life


199/365 Everyday Life

"Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life."
Pablo Picasso

Friday, 18 August 2017

198/365 The Last of Human Freedoms


198/365 The Last of Human Freedoms

"The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances."
Viktor E. Frank

197/365 Giving


197/365 Giving

"For it is in giving that we receive." 
Francis of Assisi

Thursday, 17 August 2017

196/365 Artists


196/365 Artists

"All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up." 
Pablo Picasso

195/365 Surrender


195/365 Surrender

"To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders."
Lao Tzu

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

194/365 Your Net Worth


194/365 Your Net Worth

"Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones."
Benjamin Franklin

193/365 Everything


193/365 Everything

"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

192/365 Meaning of Life


192/365 Meaning of Life

"Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for." 
Viktor E. Frankl

191/365 Seeking


191/365 Seeking

"Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love."
Francis of Assisi

Monday, 14 August 2017

190/365 Beyond Reason


190/365 Beyond Reason

"The supreme function of reason is to show man that some things are beyond reason." 
Blaise Pascal

189/365 Live Your Questions


189/365 Live Your Questions

"Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it, you will live along some distant day into your answers".
Rainer Maria Rilke

Sunday, 13 August 2017

188/365 We Make The World


188/365 We Make The World

"We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world." 
Buddha

187/365 Caring


187/365 Caring

"From caring comes courage."
Lao Tzu

Saturday, 12 August 2017