A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
— Henry David Thoreau
“One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” – William Shakespeare
image: Ferdinando Scianna
“I live in two unique worlds, traveling between both with just the opening or closing of my eyes.”
― Richelle E. Goodrich
Fernand Khnopff – Sphinx
“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses” says Alphonse Karr.
What this is telling us, is that we can choose to see the positive side of something, rather than to focus on the negative.
“The moon does not fight. It attacks no one. It does not worry. It does not try to crush others. It keeps to its course, but by its very nature, it gently influences. What other body could pull an entire ocean from shore to shore? The moon is faithful to its nature and its power is never diminished.”
― Ming-Dao Deng
Image: Frederick Childe Hassam, ‘Moonlight, Isle of Shoals’, 1892
Image by Edward Steichen, Martha Graham 1931
“There is a vitality, a life-force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost. The world will not have it. It is not your business to determine how good it is nor how valuable nor how it compares with other expressions. It is your business to keep it yours clearly and directly, to keep the channel open. You do not even have to believe in yourself or your work. You have to keep open and aware directly to the urges that motivate you. Keep the channel open.”
― Martha Graham
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