Irene2727: Extraordinary things happen in solitude. ~~ Michael Finkel
Irene2727: Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. Hans Christian Andersen
Irene2727: “Do not live in the shadow of the masters for ever. Learn to live in the light of your soul. Life deserves full expression.” — Amit Ray
Irene2727: The desire for symmetry, for balance, for rhythm in form as well as in sound, is one of the most inveterate of human instincts. ~ ~Edith Wharton
Irene2727: Time is an illusion. Albert Einstein
Irene2727: "An unawakened person sees only his mind, which is merely a reflection of the light of pure consciousness arising from the Heart." ~~ Ramana Maharshi
Irene2727: In order to be irreplaceable one must be different ~~ Coco Chanel
Irene2727: “The leaf does not immediately absorb the drop of water falling on it; she slowly drinks with great pleasure!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan
Irene2727: "Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be." - Charles Bukowski.
Irene2727: "Lonely is not being alone, it is the feeling that no one cares." ~~ Swatantra Saxena.
Irene2727: “I felt my heart crack slowly like a pomegranate, spilling its seeds.” ― Trebor Healey, A Horse Named Sorrow
Irene2727: “A very great vision is needed and the man who has it must follow it as the eagle seeks the deepest blue of the sky.” – Crazy Horse, Sioux Chief
Irene2727: The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. ~~ Bertrand Russell
Irene2727: “We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves, or more deeply engrossed in anything, than when we are at play.” – Charles Schaefer
Irene2727: I sing my heart out to the wide open spaces I sing my heart out to the infinite sea I sing my vision to the sky-high mountains I sing my song to the free. ~~ Pete Townshend
Irene2727: “For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it.” ~ Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Irene2727: So much of life is not about whether you're good or bad, or right or wrong, or can afford or not afford - it's just about timing. ~~ A. A. Gill
Irene2727: A white flower grows in the quietness. Let your tongue become that flower. ~~ Rumi
Irene2727: “Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them.” ― Paulo Coelho
Irene2727: I see a city in the desert lies The vanity of an ancient king But the city lies in broken pieces While the wind howls and the vultures sing ~~ Sting
Irene2727: Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. —Albert Einstein
Irene2727: Life isn't a tiptoe through the tulips. Shannon Hoon
Irene2727: "And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer." —F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
Irene2727: Bonfires of the evening sun Merge in final unquenched glory From horizon up to heaven, While grotesque saguaro fingers Paint lofty silhouettes against the sky. ~Helen Castle, "Saguaro at Sunset," in Arizona Highways, 1973
Irene2727: I do not believe that any peacock envies another peacock his tail, because every peacock is persuaded that his own tail is the finest in the world. The consequence of this is that peacocks are peaceable birds. ~~ John Ruskin
Irene2727: “The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.” ~Marcus Aurelius
Irene2727: The hawk was everything I wanted to be: solitary, self-possessed, free from grief, and numb to the hurts of human life. ~~ Helen Macdonald
Irene2727: “Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.” — Bishop Reginald Heber
Irene2727: Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all. ~~ Emily Dickinson
Irene2727: “In solitude I find my answers.” ~~ Kristen Butler