A sunbeam to warm you,
A moonbeam to charm you,
A sheltering angel, so nothing can harm you.
Photo: Lenny K
Everybody has their own story to tell.
Your life is like a book that you don't ever get to put down.
So make it interesting.
~Brian & Johnathan
Photo: Holly Ema
Certain flaws are necessary for the whole.
It would seem strange if old friends lacked certain quirks.
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We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power.
Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
~William Ewart Gladstone
Photo: Strolic Furlan David Gabino
I am a part of all that I have met.
~Alfred Lord Tennyson
One must look hard through history
to find when a clear understanding of the truth
moved anyone to fire the first shot.
Photo: Fusion of Horizons
It is one of nature's ways that we often feel closer to distant generations
than to the generation immediately preceding us.
To avoid sickness eat less; to prolong life worry less.
~Chu Hui Weng
You are only as beautiful as your last action.
Photo: Visions Service Adventures
“If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.”
Photo: Peter Kurdulija
“Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own thoughts, unguarded.
But once mastered, no one can help you as much.
Photo: Marilylle Soveran
Joy is but the sign that creative emotion is fulfilling its purpose.
~ Charles Du Bos
Photo: Sandrine Néel
The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive.
~ Robert A. Heinlein
Photo: Mr. TinDC
Brew me a cup for a winter's night.
For the wind howls loud and the furies fight;
Spice it with love and stir it with care,
And I'll toast our bright eyes,
my sweetheart fair.
~ Minna Thomas Antrim
Photo: Seyed Mostafa Zamani
Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions,
comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition.
~ Freeman Thomas
Photo: Jean-Paul Ganem
Common sense is not so common.
Live in such a way
that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot
to the town gossip.
~ Will Rogers
Become a possibilitarian.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are,
raise your sights and see possibilities - always see them,
for they're always there.
~ Norman Vincent Peale
Photo: Mark Gunn
I am an idealist. I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way.
~ Carl Sandburg
Consider how hard it is to change yourself
and you'll understand what little chance you have
in trying to change others.
~ Jacob M. Braude
Photo: Harry Powers
Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.
~ Albert Camus
Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.
~ George Weinberg
Photo: Marilylle Soveran
If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it round.
Trouble creates a capacity to handle it.
I don't embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy.
But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it
and had better be on speaking terms with it.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
Photo: Eugeny P
"Hear! hear!" screamed the jay from a neighboring tree,
where I had heard a tittering for some time,
"winter has a concentrated and nutty kernel, if you know where to look for it."
~ Henry David Thoreau
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