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Saturday, January 02, 2010

Inspiring Quotes

The following are more of those quotes that I found in a drawer in the Tucson house. I left them there for possible renters to read, but I copied them for my own reference. Photos are some of my personal favorites from 2009.

The beginning is always today.
Mary Wollstonecraft

Man's main task is to give birth to himself.
Erich Fromm, psychoanalyst and sociologist

I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.
Robert Louis Stevenson

The longest journey is the journey inward.
Dag Hammarskjold

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
Marcel Proust


robin andrea said...

Great quotes and beautiful photos, rain.

Dixon Webb said...

Rain . . . Do you take the pictures or does the Farm Boss? Regardless, they are great. The quotes you quoted are deeper and more complicated than usual. The ones I like are red-neck simple. A few came in the mail yesterday:

* Your fences need to be horse-high and pig tight.

*Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.

* Don't interfere with somethin' that ain't bothering you none.

Happy New Year !


Dick said...

Nicely done!

Rain Trueax said...

they are always a mix of ones he took or I took and often later I'd not be able to tell who took what. I think most of these though were mine

mandt said...

Beautiful photos!

Kay Dennison said...

I love the quotes and photos -- the one from Dag Hammarskjold is a particular favorite of mine.

One Woman's Journey - a journal being written from Woodhaven - her cottage in the woods. said...

Quotes and photos - are beautiful.
A good way to start my early morning at almost 6:00 am. Reading about you - we have a lot in common.

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