Inspiration 20

8 11 2007

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world. ~ Helen Keller

Creative work is play. It is free speculation using materials of one’s chosen form. ~ Stephen Nachmanovitch

Everybody has difficult years, but a lot of times the difficult years end up being the greatest years of your whole entire life , if you survive them. ~ Brittany Murphy

Whatever you are by nature, keep to it; never desert your line of talent. Be what nature intended you for and you will succeed. ~ Sydney Smith


Inspiration 19

23 10 2007

So you see, imagination needs moodling — long, inefficient, happy idling, dawdling, and puttering.  ~Brenda Ueland

In love, one and one are one. ~Jean-Paul Sartre

To find fulfillment, don’t exist with life — embrace it. ~Jim Beggs

Regret for wasted time is more wasted time. ~Mason Cooley

Inspiration 18

21 09 2007

It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplisment. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Inspiration 17

18 06 2007

Dreams are today’s answers to tomorrow’s questions. -Edgar Cayce

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth. -Pearl S. Buck

Wit is educated insolence. -Aristotle

Inspiration 16

11 06 2007

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

The journey is the reward. -Chinese proverb

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. -Elizabeth Kubler Ross

Inspiration 15

21 05 2007

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. – Martin Luther King Jr.

The things that one most wants to do are the things that are probably most worth doing. – Winifred Holtby

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be. – Anton Chekhov

Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real. – Iris Murdoch

Inspiration 14

7 05 2007

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. -Abraham Lincoln

A minute’s success pays the failure of years. – Robert Browning

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. – Truman Capote