10/11/11 No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever. – Francois Mocuriac
10/20/11 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
10/21/11 The question is not what you look at, but what you see. – Henry David Thoreau
10/25/11 He is strong who conquers others; he who conquers himself is mighty. – Lao Tsu
10/28/11 Nothing is more like God than silence. – Meister Eckhart
10/31/11 I’ve decided I’m unstoppable. – Les Brown
11/3/11 Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes a radiance. – Morgan Freeman
11/4/11 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.
The world is but a canvas to our imaginations.
– Henry David Thoreau
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