Sunday, 31 January 2010

Ignorance ...

Ignorance is like a delicate exotic fruit; touch it and the bloom is gone.
Oscar Wilde

Saturday, 30 January 2010

The goal of life ....

The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.

Friday, 29 January 2010

The only limits ....

The only limits are, as always, those of vision.
James Broughton

Thursday, 28 January 2010

My future starts ...

My future starts when I wake up every morning.
Miles Davis

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Friendship ....

Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without
friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
Sir Thomas Aquinas

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

Nothing is more sad ....

Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion.
Arthur Koestler

Monday, 25 January 2010

Anything you fully do ....

Anything you fully do is an alone journey.
Natalie Goldberg

Sunday, 24 January 2010

What nature delivers ...

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature
creates has eternity in it.
Isaac Bashevis Singer

Saturday, 23 January 2010

Clouds come floating into my life ...

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher
storm, but to add colour to my sunset sky.
Rabindranath Tagore

Friday, 22 January 2010

Winter is an etching ...

Winter is an etching, spring a watercolour, summer an oil painting
and autumn a mosaic of them all.
Stanley Horowitz

Thursday, 21 January 2010

Life is just a mirror ...

Life is just a mirror and what you see out there,
you must first see inside of you.
Wally Amos

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Nothing is as simple ....

Nothing is as simple as we hope it will be.
Jim Horning

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

If more of us ....

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded
gold, it would be a merrier world.
J.R.R. Tolkein

Monday, 18 January 2010

If we take care of the moments ....

If we take care of the moments, the years will take care of themselves.
Maria Edgeworth

Sunday, 17 January 2010

Donations for Haiti in the UK

If you know what I know about the power of giving, you would not let
a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.

Saturday, 16 January 2010

Millions long for immortality ...

Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with
themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
Susan Ertz

Friday, 15 January 2010

Don't part with your illusions.

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist,
but you have ceased to live.
Mark Twain

Thursday, 14 January 2010

To sit in the shade ...

To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is
the most perfect refreshment.
Jane Austen

Wednesday, 13 January 2010

Birds sing after a storm ...

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people delight in
whatever sunlight remains to them?
Rose Kennedy

Tuesday, 12 January 2010

An unhurried sense of time ...

An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth.
Bonnie Friedman

Monday, 11 January 2010

The inner fire ...

The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses.
Edith Sodergran

Sunday, 10 January 2010

A single sunbeam ...

A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.
St Francis of Assisi

Saturday, 9 January 2010

Truth is the property ...

Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, 8 January 2010

If we had no winter ....

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did
not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
Anne Bradstreet

Thursday, 7 January 2010

.... breathless haste ...

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
Soren Kierkegaard

Wednesday, 6 January 2010

Remember ....

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Roy M. Goodman

Tuesday, 5 January 2010

Water is life ....

Water is life and such a journey is life itself in all its dynamic moods.
David Stevens

Monday, 4 January 2010

Nature's music ...

Nature's music is never over: her silences are pauses, not conclusions.
Mary Webb

Sunday, 3 January 2010

... the worth of water

When the well's dry, we know the worth of water.
Benjamin Franklin

Saturday, 2 January 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

Friday, 1 January 2010

Cheers to a New Year ...

Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right.
Oprah Winfrey