Friday, May 27, 2016


Society is like a lawn, where every roughness is smoothed, every bramble eradicated, and where the eye is delighted by the smiling verdure of a velvet surface; he, however, who would study nature in its wildness and variety, must plunge into the forest, must explore the glen, must stem the torrent, and dare the precipice. -Washington Irving

Thursday, May 26, 2016


The greatest obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents, and the oceans was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge. -Daniel J. Boorstin

Wednesday, May 25, 2016


The church says: The body is a sin. Science says: The body is a machine. Advertising says: The body is a business. The body says: I am a fiesta. -Eduardo Galeano

Tuesday, May 24, 2016


The Golden Rule of friendship is to listen to others as you would have them listen to you. -David Augsburger

Monday, May 23, 2016


There's nothing to match curling up with a good book when there's a repair job to be done around the house. -Joe Ryan

Friday, May 20, 2016


Although the connections are not always obvious, personal change is inseparable from social and political change. -Harriet Lerner

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Wednesday, May 18, 2016


If you write to impress it will always be bad, but if you write to express it will be good. -Thornton Wilder

Tuesday, May 17, 2016


You've got to have something to eat and a little love in your life before you can hold still for any damn body's sermon on how to behave. -Billie Holiday

Monday, May 16, 2016


I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve. -Albert Schweitzer