"Where there is peace, God is." ~George Herbert

"Carve your blessings in stone." ~Anon
"I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again." ~William Penn
"Dictum sapienti sat est - A word to a wise person is sufficient." ~Cicero Ovid Seneca

"Words pulsate in the veins of my pen"™Leah C. Dancel

10/16/20

Alicia Coutts - Courage counts

 

30 May 2017 

On my daughter’s Graduation Day

 “Success isn’t final. Failure isn’t fatal. It’s courage that counts.” ~Alicia Coutts  




Densey Clyne - Count your Blessings

 

17 February 2020
Hosted by Yolly 
Mallacoota VICTORIA

“Counting your blessings is a better cure for insomnia than counting sheep - you can fall asleep before you get through half of them.” ~Densey Clyne

10/15/20

DR. RICHARD HARRIS - HUMANITY

 "For a completely desperate group of international people to come together with the goal of saving the lives of 12 children and their coach that you've never met before that tells me that the spirit of humanity is still alive." ~Dr. Richard 'Harry' Harris, SA Anaesthetist and expert Cave Diver, Australian of the Year 2019


Nelson Anderson - Trees


12 May 2018

Orange Botanic Gardens

 “The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” ~Nelson Anderson


9/21/20

GRAEME A. S. BROWNE - On Respect

"Respect is something you earn. You can't beg, borrow, or steal it. It's a process of right doings." ~Graeme A. S. Browne

LOU ERICKSON - GARDENING

 

15 September 2018

Mayfield Garden, Oberon NSW

 "Gardening requires lots of water…most of it in the form of perspiration." ~Lou Erickson

MARGARET PRESTON - On Age

"No one is ever too old to know better." ~Margaret Preston

PINDAR Quotes



"Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection." ~Pindar

"The test of any man lies in action." ~Pindar

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9/19/20

THEODORE ROETHKE Quotes



"Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light." ~Theodore Roethke

"In a dark time, the eye begins to see." ~Theodore Roethke

"Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley." ~Theodore Roethke (1908-1963)

"Those who are willing to be vulnerable move among mysteries." ~Theodore Roethke

"What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible." ~Theodore Roethke

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DANIELLA ROCHFORD - ON IDENTITY

"Let your own identity mould you and always be true to yourself, your country and your people.… Never allow yourself to be the duplicate of others for the sake of their happiness because … You are original." ~Daniella Rochford (lifted from Muja Mundu Creations)

ALEXANDER HAIG - ON IDEALS

"Practice rather than preach. Make of your life an affirmation, defined by your ideals, not the negation of others. Dare to the level of your capability then go beyond to a higher level." ~Alexander Haig

9/18/20

JIM HIGHTOWER - IDEA

"Do something. If it doesn't work, do something else. No idea is too crazy." ~Jim Kettering

LEONARD BERNSTEIN Quotes



"Inspiration is wonderful when it happens, but the writer must develop an approach for the rest of the time … The wait is simply too long." ~Leonard Bernstein

“Music . . . can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.” ~Leonard Bernstein

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FRANK TIBOLT - INSPIRATION

"We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action." ~Frank Tibolt

PATANJALI Quotes



"In deep meditation, the flow of concentration is continuous like the flow of oil." ~Patanjali

"Peace can be reached through meditation on the knowledge which dreams give. Peace can also be reached through concentration upon that which is dearest to the heart." ~Patanjali

"Progress in meditation comes swiftly for those who try their hardest." ~~Patanjali

"When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds; your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be." ~Patanjali

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Quotes on ENVIRONMENT

"I think that slavishly following or not following rules is outdated thinking. If it looks good to you and you enjoy your environment, then it's right. I see lots of designer rooms I think are ugly or tense looking to be enjoyed." ~Elsie Hickman

"I think that slavishly following or not following rules is outdated thinking. If it looks good to you and you enjoy your environment, then it's right. I see lots of designer rooms I think are ugly or tense looking to be enjoyed." ~Elsie Hickman

"Passion is lifted from the earth itself by the muddy hands of the young; it travels along grass-stained sleeves to the heart. If we are going to save environmentalism and the environment, we must also save endangered indicator species: the child in nature." ~Richard Louv (from Dance with me in the Heart)

YANBI XIAOSHENG - LIGHT

“Being slaves to the light is no different from living under darkness. The only difference is the process. The darkness utilizes terror while the light entices with hope. Thus, always being subservient to the light is a sin of complacent and indulgence. This necessitates repentance, hence the creation of this city.” ~Yanbi Xiaosheng

SAINT PORPHYRIOS - LIGHT

“Do not fight to expel the darkness from the chamber of your soul... Open a tiny aperture for light to enter, and the darkness will disappear.” ~Saint Porphyrios

BRIGHAM YOUNG - EDUCATION

"Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life." ~Brigham Young

BRIAN WEIR - WALK ON -

"In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down." ~Brian Weir

RICHARD KEMPH - QUOTES

"Quotes are nothing but inspiration for the uninspired." ~Richard Kemph

9/17/20

OSCAR R. TESORO Quotes



"I charged for what I KNOW not what I do." ~Oscar R Tesoro

"It pays off treating clients like family specially when there is reciprocity and mutualism in relationships." ~Oscar R. Tesoro

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DR. NIKKI MARTINEZ - ABILITY TO LET GO

"One of the most difficult tasks any individual can master, is the ability to let go of the past, and move forward towards their future." ~Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D. LCP

URSULA K. LE GUIN - Chance of JOY

"If you evade suffering you also evade the chance of joy. Pleasure you may get, or pleasures, but you will not be fulfilled. You will not know what it is to come home." ~Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed

SADHGURU Quotes



"When a child comes into your life, it is time to relearn life, not teach them your ways." ~Sadhguru (Jaggi Vasudev - real name)

"You cannot suffer the past or future because they do not exist. What you are suffering is your memory and your imagination.” ~Sadhguru

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