Earth’s crammed with heaven And every common bush afire with God: But...– Elizabeth Barret Brown
Love of art — be it poetry, storytelling, painting, sculpture, or music — enables people to transcend any barrier man has yet devised. -Mary Ann Shaffer
If one cares deeply about someone or something new one throws a kind of energy...
“Is it so small a thing to have enjoyed the sun, to have lived light in the spring, to have loved, to have thought, to have done, to have advanced true friends?”
..then work, which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor - such is my idea of happiness.
Oh, what a love it was, utterly free, unique, like nothing else on earth! Their thoughts were like others people’s songs. They loved each other, not driven by necessity, by the “blaze of passion” often falsey ascribed to love. They loved each other because everything around them willed it, the trees and the clouds and the sky over their heads and the earth under ther feet. Ah,...
Coraggio, ragazza, che e fatto, e fatto! (be brave, girl, what’s done is done)
To affect the quality of day, that is the highest of arts. -Thoreau
Most people experience love, without noticing that there is anything remarkable...– Doctor Zhivago
“ Progress on the road is not measured by what you bring with you … but instead by what you’re able to leave behind. ” —Cara Jones “Caminante, no hay camino, se hace camino al andar.” ”Wanderer, there is no road. The road is made by walking.” -http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Antonio_Machado Hide notes
Memories like that def. make me feel warm and fuzzy inside. They make me feel alive. They make me want to love. And sing. And just let it out…all those things inside of me, that I sometimes forget to make note of..That i let pass. Sometimes my mind feels like a freeway, and the cars are passing, and Im trying to look at everyone, trying to connect…and its impossible, and it gets...
I want to know where the stength of a person lies, in their past or their...– Brendan James
A new world – one world – cannot grow out of a universe built on the foundations of hate and fear by unbalanced taking. A new world must have new foundations. An eternal foundation is not built as one whole – it is built lovingly stone by stone. Thus must man rebuild his world. -Walter Russell
Happy. Just in my swim shorts, barefooted, wild-haired, in the red fire dark,...– The Dharma Bums
Ah, life is a gate, a way, a path to Paradise anyway, why not live for fun and...– Jack Kerouac
In the morning we were cheerful, at dinner polite, in the evening tender....– Tolstoy
People just need a little help because they are so used to not loving. It’s like scoring the clay to make another piece of clay stick to it.
“And so it turned out that only a life similar to the life of those around...– Doctor Zhivago
And why is it,’ thought Lara, ‘that my fate is to see everything and...– Doctor Zhivago
I don’t like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is...– Doctor Zhivago
courage, dear heart
So just kiss me and let my hair messy itself in your fingers Let me steady...– Jewel
I may still not know what I want to be when I grow up, but I do know that someday I want to live in a house filled with my books and travel souvenirs. And the walls that aren’t covered in bookshelves will be covered with photos of my family and friends. When I leave the house I will be going to a job I love, and ill return to a person I love. So, that’s the dream im working on. -Amber Morley
You give me a better way to live, so I live as you want me to. Psalm 18:36