Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have. -Doris Mortman.
They called the wind
but because he in freedom blows
the world will never
lack for daisies..
(to Laurie Otto Milwaukee Wisconsin advocate of wild lawns)
It's not true that nice guys finish last. Nice guys are winners before the game even starts. -Addison Walker.
Red velvet room
rolls me in its mouth
and swallows me to sleep
We are so obsessed with doing that we have no time and no imagination left for being. As a result, men are valued not for what they are but for what they do or what they have-for their usefulness. -Thomas Merton.
...A being so gentle and so virtuous slander might wound, but could not dishonor.
Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success. -Diana Rankin.
The mind is everything. What you think you become.
How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone. -Coco Chanel.
Each of us is a being in himself and a being in society, each of us needs to understand himself and understand others, take care of others and be taken care of himself.
Good history is a question of survival. Without any past, we will deprive ourselves of the defining impression of our being. -Ken Burns.
Does there, I wonder, exist a being who has read all, or approximately all, that the person of average culture is supposed to have read, and that not to have read is a social sin? If such a being does exist, surely he is an old, a very old man.
Each of us literally chooses, by his way of attending to things, what sort of universe he shall appear to himself to inhabit. -William James.
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