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“You need only claim the events of your life…
When you truly possess all you have been and done,
which may take some time, you are fierce with reality.”
– Quotation by Florida Scott-Maxwell
I stand before you tonight to represent the people who do not count: The poor, the poets, and monks. As long as there are people who are trying to realize the divine in themselves, there shall be hope in the world.
– Quotation by Thomas Merton (1915-1968)
(video courtesy of that1940sguy)
– Ogden Nash from Reflections on Ice Breaking
“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.”
– Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson
…we are all snow leopards.”
-Quotation by H. S. T.
When bright flowers bloom
Parchment crumbles, my words fade
The pen has dropped …
“Whether sixty or sixteen, there is in every human being’s heart the lure of wonder, the unfailing child-like appetite of what’s next, and the joy of the game of living. In the center of your heart and my heart there is a wireless station; so long as it receives messages of beauty, hope, cheer, courage and power from men and from the infinite, so long are you young.”