Archive for the 'Simple Life / Simple Living' Category

“You will find as you…” Henry Drummond

“You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.” Henry Drummond

“Most human beings have an…” Aldous Huxley

“Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.” Aldous Huxley

“Enjoy life. There’s plenty of…” Anonymous

“Enjoy life. There’s plenty of time to be dead.” Anonymous

“The real test of friendship…” Eugene Kennedy

“The real test of friendship is: can you do literally nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple.” Eugene Kennedy

“Write the bad things that…” Arabic Parable

“Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble.” Arabic Parable

“Time is the coin of…” Carl Sandburg

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.” Carl Sandburg

“Thou should’st eat to live…” Cicero

“Thou should’st eat to live; not live to eat.” Cicero

“Man can climb…” George Bernard Shaw

“Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.”   George Bernard Shaw

“There are always flowers…” Henri Matisse

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” Henri Matisse

“Look at everything…” Betty Smith

“Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first time or the last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.” Betty Smith

“Going to a junkyard…” Roger von Oech

“Going to a junkyard is a sobering experience. There you can see the ultimate destination of almost everything we desire.” Roger von Oech