To cherish what remains of the earth and to foster its renewal is the only legitimate hope of our survival.

~Wendell Berry

Bum Chums

A year, ten years from now, I'll remember this; not why, only that we were here like this, together.

~Adrienne Rich
I'm going away for ten days, shall hopefully have lots of new pictures to post when I get back!


Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing

~Pablo Picasso


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Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each otherbut in looking outward together in the same direction.

~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

At Rest

How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward.

~Spanish Proverb


If you truly love Nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

~Vincent Van Gogh

Nature's Beauty

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.

~Rachel Carson


The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once

-Albert Eisenstein

Our Horizons

we all live under the same sky,
but we don't all have the same horizon.

-Konrad Adenauer


The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of colour

-Hans Hofmann


It is not the form that dictates the colour, but the colour that brings out the form

-Hans Hoffman

True Strength

True strength is delicate

-Louise Nevelson

Instant Karma

Moonrise over the sea

we all shine on
like the moon and the stars and the sun

-John Lennon

Beauty of Life

Life is full of beauty. Notice it.

-Ashley Smith
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Heaven on Earth

Earth's crammed with heaven,
And every common bush afire with God;
And only he who sees takes off his shoes;

-Elizabeth Barrett Browning


For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.

-Edward Abbey

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If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another

His Holiness, The 14th Dalai Lama


Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

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Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet
and the winds long to play with your hair.

-Kahlil Gibran


Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you

-Nathaniel Hawthorne


...we need silence to be able to touch souls

-Mother Teresa


The world's favorite season is the spring.
All things seem possible in May.

- Edwin Way Teale