Friday, August 10, 2007

A Few of My Favorite Quotes



Edward Louis Sclier gardening with Izzy -- spring 2003


Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music--the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself. --Henry Miller

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Alone, alone. Oh! We have been warned about solitary vices. Have solitary pleasures ever been adequately praised? Do many people know they exist? --Jessamyn West

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Every spirit builds itself a house, and beyond its house a world, and beyond its world a heaven. Know then that world exists for you. --Ralph Waldo Emerson

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If you will resolve to work each day for self-realization, your whole world can change...The two women you are, they can make you over. --Pond's Cold Cream Advertisement, Good Housekeeping, December 1947

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When we truly care for ourselvles, it becomes possible to care for more profoundly about other people. The more alert and sensitive we are to our own needs, the more loving and generous we can be toward others. --Eda LeShan

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Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life. --Anne Lamott

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There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm. --Willa Cather

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To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition. --Samuel Johnson

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