Sunday, March 28, 2010

Augusta Carter

You don't have a garden just for yourself. You have it to share.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Robert Frost

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the
better lawyer.

Friday, March 26, 2010

St Basil

If you live alone who's feet will you wash?

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Emily Dickinson

Angels in the early morning
may be seen the dews among.
Stooping, plucking,smiling,
flying. Do the buds to them

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Thomas Merton

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves
at the same time.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Li Po

I sat drinking and did not notice the dusk,
Till falling petals filled the folds of my dress.
Drunken I rose and walked to the moonlit stream,
The birds were gone, and men also few.

Monday, March 22, 2010


Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night
without moon and star.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Wayne Dyer

Everything is perfect in the universe- even your desire
to improve it.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Ajahn Chah

Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a mustache:
you won't be able to find it. But when your heart is ready,
peace will come looking for you.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Isabelle Eberhardt

One must never look for happiness: one meets it
by the way.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Joan Baez

The easiest kind of relationship is with ten thousand people,
the hardest is with one.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010


Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy
anger and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly
enjoy perpetual peace.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world,
and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar

Monday, March 15, 2010

John Cage

It's useless to play lullabies for those who cannot sleep

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Fyodor Dostoevski

The point is not to understand life,
the point is to love life.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Jack Paar

Looking back, my life seems like one long obstacle race,
with me as the chief obstacle.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Edna St Vincent Millay

-Edna St. Vincent Millay
Her lawn looks like a meadow,
And if she mows the place
She leaves the clover standing
And the Queen Anne's Lace

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Kahlil Gibran

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of
the mind.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

John Updike

Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about
doing it right, or doing it better.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Robert Hass

In California in early Spring, There are pale yellow mornings
when the mist burns slowly into day. The air stings like
Autumn, clarifies like pain - Well I have dreamed this coast

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Robert Creeley

And what's fascinating in the Ten Thousand Things, is that
although there's time, an inexorable time of the three
generations of lives, actively present, but place is the
time, time doesn't really have to do with simply the
human experience of it.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Erin Brockovich

It only takes a drop of water to start a waterfall

Friday, March 5, 2010

Benjamin Franklin

There never was a good war or a bad peace

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Mahatma Gandhi

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Norman Vincent Peale

The more you lose yourself in something bigger than
yourself, the more energy you will have.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Hannah Arendt

Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely,
the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy
but left to its own course it ends in powers disappearance.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Captain Beefheart

Don Van Vliet

There are only 40 people in the world and five of
them are hamburgers