Tuesday, 28 November 2017

273/365 Always on Time


273/365 Always on Time

“It ought to be plain how little you gain 
by getting excited and vexed. 
You'll always be late for the previous train,
and always on time for the next.” 
Piet Hein

272/365 Restlessness


272/365 Restlessness

“The restlessness and the longing, like the longing that is in the whistle of a faraway train. Except that the longing isn't really in the whistle—it is in you.” 
Meindert DeJong, The Little Cow and the Turtle

271/365 A Life Well-Spent


271/365 A Life Well-Spent

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”  
George Bernard Shaw

270/365 All The World


270/365 All The World

“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” 
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

270/365 Days of Life


270/365 Days of Life

“May you live every day of your life.” 
Jonathan Swift

269/365 Never Doubt




“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” 
Margaret Mead

268/365 Read to Live


268/365 Read to Live

“Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.” 
Gustave Flaubert

267/365 Gathering Wisdom


267/365 Gathering Wisdom

“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” 
Isaac Asimov

Monday, 27 November 2017

266/365 We Are What We Pretend


266/365 We Are What We Pretend

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” 
Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Mother Night

265/365 Where I Needed To Be


265/365 Where I Needed To Be


“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” 
Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

264/365 Life Happens


264/365 Life Happens


“Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.” 
Allen Saunders

263/365 Live


263/365  Live

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” 
Oscar Wilde

Saturday, 25 November 2017

262/365 The Role of the Artist


262/365 The Role of the Artist

“The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.” 
Anton Chekhov

261/365 The Task of Life


261/365 The Task of Life

“Art is the proper task of life. ” 
Friedrich Nietzsche

260/365 Art Imitates Life


260/365 Art Imitates Life

“Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” 
Oscar Wilde

259 /365 Life is Fun


259 /365 Life is Fun

“Life is more fun if you play games.” 
Roald Dahl, My Uncle Oswald

258/365 Art Washes Away


258/365 Art Washes Away

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

257/365 Dragons


257/365 Dragons

“Never laugh at live dragons.” 
J.R.R. Tolkien

256/365 Art Enables Us


256/365 Art Enables Us

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” 
Thomas Merton, No Man Is an Island

255/365 Dancing Star


255/365 Dancing Star

“You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.” 
Friedrich Nietzsche

254/365 Making Mistakes


254/365 Making Mistakes

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” 
George Bernard Shaw

253/365 Life is the Art


253/365 Life is the Art

"Life is the art of drawing without an eraser."
John W. Gardner

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

252/365 A Real Building


252/365 A Real Building

“A real building is one on which the eye can light and stay lit.” 
Ezra Pound

251/365 Shape Our Buildings


251/365 Shape Our Buildings

“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” 
Winston S. Churchill

250/365 A Better World


250/365 A Better World

"Courage, my friends; 'tis not too late to build a better world." 
Tommy Douglas

249/365 An Architect's Advice


249/365 An Architect's Advice

“A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.”  
Frank Lloyd Wright

248/365 Insanity


248/365 Insanity

“If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.” 
Robert Frost

247/365 Rejoice


247/365 Rejoice


“There is not one blade of grass, there is no color in this world that is not intended to make us rejoice.” 
John Calvin

246/365 Laughter


246/365 Laughter

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” 
Nicolas Chamfort

245/365 Friendships


245/365 Friendships

“There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books.”  
Irving Stone, Clarence Darrow for the Defense

244/365 To See Beauty


244/365 To See Beauty

“Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” 
 Franz Kafka

243/365 To Imagine


243/365 To Imagine

“To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything.” 
Anatole France

242/365 Love What You Do


242/365 Love What You Do

“Love what you do and do what you love. Don't listen to anyone else who tells you not to do it. You do what you want, what you love. Imagination should be the center of your life.” 
Ray Bradbury

241/365 Boundless


241/365 Boundless

“The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.” 
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

240/365 Imagine Something Worthwhile


240/365 Imagine Something Worthwhile

“Because when you are imagining, you might as well imagine something worth while.” 
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

239/365 Worlds That Never Were


239/365  Worlds That Never Were

“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.” 
Carl Sagan

238/365 Vision


238/365  Vision

“Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.” 
Jonathan Swift

237/365 Courage


237/365 Courage


“Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.”  
Maria Montessori

236/365 Imagination


236/365 Imagination

"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination." 
Albert Einstein