Sunday, 26 December 2010

Freedom ...

Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.

Monday, 20 December 2010

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Look beyond and you will see ...

Look beyond and you will see more life in the distance.

Saturday, 11 December 2010

Beauty is not in the face ...

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Kahlil Gibran

Thursday, 9 December 2010

Travel ...

Travel and change of place impart new vigour to the mind.

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Live life ....

Live life to the fullest.
Ernest Hemingway

Sunday, 5 December 2010

Once you choose hope ...

Once you choose hope, anything's possible.
Christopher Reeve

Tuesday, 30 November 2010

The more alternatives ...

The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
Abbe 'D' Allanival

Saturday, 27 November 2010

Advice is like snow ...

Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, 
and the deeper it sinks into, the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Let your life lightly dance ...

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time like dew 
on the tip of a leaf.
Rabindranath Tagore

Sunday, 21 November 2010

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Winter is on my head ...

Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart.
Victor Hugo

Monday, 25 October 2010

It is our choices ...

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
J.K. Rowling

Friday, 22 October 2010

We are born believing

We are born believing. A man bears beliefs, as a tree bears apples.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Why does the eye see ...

Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams 
than the imagination when awake?
Leonardo da Vinci

Friday, 15 October 2010

Nothing is permanent ...

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.
Charlie Chaplin

Thursday, 7 October 2010

Invention ...

Invention is the mother of necessity.
Thorstein Veblen

Sunday, 3 October 2010

Being in the right place ...

Being in the right place at the right time can only happen
when you keep moving towards the next opportunity.
Henry Ward Beecher

Friday, 1 October 2010

Losing an illusion ...

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
Ludwig Borne

Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Saturday, 25 September 2010

Do not anticipate trouble ...

Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
Benjamin Franklin

Thursday, 23 September 2010

Good manners will open doors ...

Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
Clarence Thomas

Sunday, 19 September 2010

He who would travel happily ...

He who would travel happily must travel light.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Thursday, 16 September 2010

Music is the wine ...

Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.
Robert Fripp

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

To be pleased ...

To be pleased with one's limits is a wretched state.

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Green fingers ... and thanks!

Green fingers are the extension of a verdant heart.
Russell Page

And I'd also like to say a big thank you here to Sussex Prairies (above), and to 
Usual and Unusual Plants, who so kindly donated part of their Open Day takings 
to our hospital project in India - The Raven Foundation - which will be opening soon.

Thursday, 26 August 2010

Beauty in things exists ...

Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
David Hume

Sunday, 22 August 2010

Finish each day ...

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sunday, 15 August 2010

In the field of observation ....

In the field of observation, chance favours only the prepared mind.
Louis Pasteur

Sunday, 8 August 2010

Life isn't about finding yourself ...

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw

Sunday, 25 July 2010

Total absence of humour ...

Total absence of humour renders life impossible.

Monday, 12 July 2010

We live in a fantasy world

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion.
The great task in life is to find reality.
Iris Murdoch

Saturday, 26 June 2010

We do not remember days ...

We do not remember days; we remember moments.
Cesare Pavese

Tuesday, 22 June 2010

Nature does not hurry ..

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

Saturday, 19 June 2010

There are two kinds of light ...

There are two kinds of light - the glow that illuminates
and the glare that obscures.
James Thurber

Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Taste ...

Taste is the common sense of genius.
Victor Hugo

Monday, 14 June 2010

Set all things ...

Set all things in their peculiar place, and know
that order is the greatest grace.
John Dryden

Friday, 11 June 2010

So let us welcome ....

So let us welcome peaceful evening in.
William Cowper

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

We never know the worth of water ...

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
Thomas Fuller

Monday, 7 June 2010

England has four seasons ...

England has four seasons. But do we have to have them in one day?
Oscar Wilde

Sunday, 6 June 2010

Hopes are planted ...

Hopes are planted in friendship's garden, where dreams blossom
into priceless treasures.
Author Unknown

Wednesday, 2 June 2010

Seize the day ....

Seize the day.  Put no trust in tomorrow.

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Vision is the art of seeing ...

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
Jonathan Swift

Monday, 31 May 2010

To invent ....

To invent you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Thomas Edison

Sunday, 30 May 2010

Knowledge comes ....

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

Saturday, 29 May 2010

A banker ....

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is
shining, but wants it back again the minute it begins to rain.
Mark Twain

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

In summer ...

In summer, the song sings itself.
William Carlos Williams

Monday, 24 May 2010

Life is like sailing

Life is like sailing.  You can use any wind to go in any direction.
Robert Brault

Sunday, 23 May 2010

What a strange illusion ...

What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.
Leo Tolstoy

Monday, 17 May 2010

Poetry of the earth ...

The poetry of the earth is never dead.
John Keats