oh what fleeting moments I should capture, oh what memories I should still possess


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No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.
– Francois Mocuriac

A harbor, even if it is a little harbor, is a good thing.  It takes something from the world, and has something to give in return.
– Sarah Orne Jewett

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
– Henry David Thoreau

He is strong who conquers others; he who conquers himself is mighty.
– Lao Tsu

Nothing is more like God than silence.
–  Meister Eckhart

I’ve decided I’m unstoppable.
– Les Brown

Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes a radiance.
– Morgan Freeman

We don’t remember days; we remember moments.
– Cesare Pavese

Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions.
– John Randolph

Growth demands a temporary surrender of security.
– Gail Sheehy

The most minute transformation is like a pebble dropped into a still lake. The ripples spread out endlessly.
– Emmanuel

The world is but a canvas to our imaginations.
– Henry David Thoreau

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Stretching his hand out to catch the stars, he forgets the flowers at his feet.
–  Jeremy Bentham

I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary.  I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was.
– Ransom Riggs
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Delicious autumn!  My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
– George Eliot

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge wave of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering at all.
– St. Augustine (399 ad)

Every day is my best day; this is my life.  I’m not going to have this moment again.
– Bernie Siegel

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.
– Eleanor Roosevelt

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Person to person, moment to moment, as we love, we change the world.
– Samahria Lyte Kaufman

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.
– E. E. Cummings

And there is the headlight,
shining far down the track,
glinting off the steel rails that,
like all parallel lines,
will meet in infinity,
which is after all where this train is going.
– Bruce Catton

Each thing is of like form from everlasting and comes round again in its cycle.
– Marcus Aurelius

Trees are poems that earth writes upon the sky.
– Kahlil Gibran

Everything should be made as simply as possible, but not simpler.
– Albert Einstein

I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection.  Excellence, I can reach for.  Perfection is God’s business.
– Michael J. Fox

How we remember, what we remember, and why we remember form the most personal map of our individuality.
– Christina Baldwin

I notice well that one stray step from the habitual path leads irresistibly into a new direction.
– Franz Grillparzer


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