You can only be happy if you marvel at nature – Jacques Ives Cousteau
I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
-George Burns, comedian
If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime. – Jack Kerouac
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.
Robert Quillen, Journalist
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard, Rocket Engineer
“Cool and Green and Shady“, the song is called. I won’t type the lyrics to avoid the royalty police, but if you haven’t heard the tune, please check it out.
There’s nothing better than relaxing in nature, staring up at blue sky, whether the view is wide and open, or framed by the timbers of a dilapidated building, feathery leaves and spruce branches.
What, more than sky, whether cerulean and smooth, or black and dotted with dainty stars at night, inspires our thought processes, triggers our desire to know more, the realization we will likely never know anything for sure while our feet remain on the ground.
That realization is the beginning of real wisdom.
I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier that the people who have to wait for them. – E. V. Lucas, writer
It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
– Sir Noel Coward, English Actor
Shared stories make our world smaller and life is the real mystery –
Lea Wait, author of the Mainely Needlepoint Mysteries and other great books written for entertainment and the sharing of history