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[BKARTS] Quote compliation
Thanks to all for your responses in my search for quotes. I have
decided, at least for now, to abandon the idea of using quotes with
the piece, but it has reawakened my love of quotes. One of my
favorite quotes from my calligraphy days was from Montaigne: I quote
others to better express myself.
from Jeff Peachey
Good judgement comes from experience,
Experience comes from bad judgement.
from Sharon McCartney
There is nothing like a dream to create the future - Victor Hugo
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious - Albert
If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole
life would change - Buddha
The possession of knowled does not kill the sense of wonder and
mystery. There is always more
mystery - Anais Nin
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry
it with us or we find it not-
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Listen and attend with the ear of your heart - St. Benedict
Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to
love the questions themselves- Rilke
We know what we are, but know not what we may be - William Shakespeare
Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience - Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are constantly invited to be what we are - Henry David Thoreau
Dwell in possibility - Emily Dickinson
Wisdom begins in wonder - Socrates
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits
to grow sharper- Eden Phillpotts
The joy of a spirit is the measure of its power - Ninon de Lenclos
From Jessica Syme
I have a small book called The Soul of the World by Phil Cousineau.
It is a sweet little book with beautiful photography by Eric Lawton
Here are a few of his..
*You can only go halfway into the darkest forest; then you are coming
out the other side. Chinese proverb.
*Penetrating so many secrets
we cease to believe in the unknowable.
But there it sits nevertheless,
calmly licking its chops.. H. L. Mencken.. American (1880-1956)
* My soul's the present shadow of a presence gone. Fernando Pessoa.
* Some nights, stay up till dawn
As the moon sometimes does for the sun.
Be a full bucket pulled up the dark way
of a well then lifted out into the light.
Something opens our wings. Something
makes boredom and hurt disappear.
Someone fills the cup in front of us.
We taste only sacredness. Jalal ad-Din ar-
Rumi Persian (c. 1207-1273)
*The comtemplation of Eternity maketh the Soul immortal. Thomas
from Kel Flowers
"artists create dreams for those who are wake"
from Merle Harris:
Nature tells every secret once. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature does nothing uselessly. Aristotle
Art and nature are siblings, branches of one tree. John Fowles
Icicles and water - old differences dissolved - drip down together.
All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today. Chinese
Sitting quiety, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by
And Diana Britt sent a document full.
And some places to search for quotes:
in good spirit
Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord
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