AZMOMXTWO's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=AZMOMXTWO AZMOMXTWO's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ 4/27/17 You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. Jack London http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6354208 Quote of the Day <BR> Perfection itself is imperfection. Vladimir Horowitz <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him. Brendan Behan <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> You can't do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh. John Singer Sargent <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close. John Ruskin <BR> <BR> Funny... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:13:57 EST 4/26/17 A different language is a different vision of life. Federico Fellini http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6353681 Quote of the Day <BR> They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. Andy Warhol <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore we are saved by love. Reinhold Niebuhr <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> To create one's world in any of the arts takes courage. Georgia O'Keeffe <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater o... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:15:28 EST 4/25/17 After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. Aldous Hu http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6353232 Quote of the Day <BR> He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much. Elbert Hubbard <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love, like a chicken salad or restaurant hash, must be taken with blind faith or it loses its flavor. Helen Rowland <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist. Robert Schumann <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> There is a muscular energy in sunlight correspond... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:58:28 EST 4/24/17 Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent. Napoleon Bonaparte http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6352731 Quote of the Day <BR> It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers. James Thurber <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair. Friedrich Schiller <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things. Henri Matisse <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> We may achieve climate, but weather is thrust upon us. O. Henry <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> A high... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:01:37 EST 4/23/17 Whatever you are, be a good one. Abraham Lincoln http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6352513 Quote of the Day <BR> Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress. Mahatma Gandhi <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all. Thomas Hardy <BR> <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. Pablo Picasso <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs. Malcolm de Chazal <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> If at first you don't succeed... so much for... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:48:39 EST 4/22/17 Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play wit http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6351961 Quote of the Day <BR> This is the most joyful day that ever I saw in my pilgrimage on earth. Donald Cargill <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Take away love and our earth is a tomb. Robert Browning <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Great art picks up where nature ends. Marc Chagall <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Don Marquis <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> I'm the only man in the world with a marriage licence made ou... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 11:56:10 EST 4/21/17 Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6351673 Quote of the Day <BR> History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. Napoleon Bonaparte <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love is the beauty of the soul. Saint Augustine <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass. Rupert Brooke <BR> <BR> Funny... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:39:24 EST 4/20/17 To win without risk is to triumph without glory. Pierre Corneille http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6350983 Quote of the Day <BR> Inspiration arrives as a packet of material to be delivered. John Updike <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> The best proof of love is trust. Joyce Brothers <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality. Salvador Dali <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. <BR> <BR> Funny Qu... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:18:01 EST 4/19/17 He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything. Thomas Carlyle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6350548 Quote of the Day <BR> Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself. Michel de Montaigne <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee. John Gay <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches. Andy Warhol <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> There are no lines in nature, only areas of colour, one against another. Edouard Manet <BR> <BR> Funny Quote o... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:27:07 EST 4/18/17 Beauty is the promise of happiness. Edmund Burke http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6350404 Quote of the Day <BR> A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations. William Feather <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Heaven grant us patience with a man in love. Rudyard Kipling <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic. Ambrose Bierce <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Nature engenders the science of painting. Robert Delaunay <BR> <BR> Funny Quot... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:30:50 EST 4/17/17 The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax. Albert Einstein http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6349611 Quote of the Day <BR> We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork. Milton Friedman <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection. Arthur Helps <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. Michelangelo <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The fulness of the godhead dwelt in every blade of grass. Elias Hicks <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the ... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 08:54:19 EST 4/16/17 God loves each of us as if there were only one of us. Saint Augustine http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6349245 Happy Easter <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, 'I love you.' Billy Graham <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> I really do believe that God is love, one of deep affection and grace and forgiveness and inspiration. William P. Young <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art; it is the part the schools cannot recognize. James Joyce <BR> <BR>... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 11:00:43 EST 4/15/17 A happy family is but an earlier heaven. George Bernard Shaw http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6348865 Quote of the Day <BR> You grow up the day you have the first real laugh at yourself. Ethel Barrymore <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> What the world really needs is more love and less paper work. Pearl Bailey <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them. William Wordsworth <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Use plants to bring life. Douglas Wilson <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> In heaven, all the interesting people are... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 12:12:06 EST 4/14/17 We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it. Dwight D. Eisenhower http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6348546 Quote of the Day <BR> I imagine that yes is the only living thing. e. e. cummings <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> The heart is forever inexperienced. Henry David Thoreau <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The precision of naming takes away from the uniqueness of seeing. Pierre Bonnard <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. Alan Hovhaness <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> Few things are harder to put up with than the ann... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 17:24:51 EST 4/13/17 The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money. Thomas Jefferson http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6347876 Quote of the Day <BR> The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave. Thomas Jefferson <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs. Voltaire <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Art is the objectification of feeling. Herman Melville <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> What's a butterfly garden without butterflies? Roy Rogers <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. Pablo Picasso <BR... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:17:10 EST 4/12/17 To rule is easy, to govern difficult. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6347391 Quote of the Day <BR> I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world. Thomas A. Edison <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. Theodore Hesburgh <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. Oscar Wilde A <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> We are an impossibility in an... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:17:50 EST 4/11/17 All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward. Ellen Glasgowl http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6346942 Quote of the Day <BR> Happiness is good health and a bad memory. Ingrid Bergman <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem. Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> What I wanted to do was to paint sunlight on the side of a house. Edward Hopper <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently. Bill Watterson <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the D... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 08:41:58 EST 4/10/17 The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward signif http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6346405 Quote of the Day <BR> The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future. Jessamyn West <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist. Muriel Spark <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression. Isaac Bashevis Singer <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are le... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 08:11:27 EST 4/9/17 Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself. Marcus Tullius Cicero http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6346165 Quote of the Day <BR> I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day. Abraham Lincoln <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> The first magic of love is our ignorance that it can ever end. Benjamin Disraeli <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The man who never in his mind and thoughts travel'd to heaven is no artist. William Blake <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> To destroy is still the strongest instinct in nature. Max Beerbohm <BR> <BR> Funny Quot... Sun, 9 Apr 2017 19:35:47 EST 4/8/17 If you're going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6345565 Quote of the Day <BR> If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one. Mother Teresa <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it. Thomas Fuller <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist. David Hockney <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Ants are good citizens, they place group interests first. Clarence Day <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> Instead of giving a poli... Sat, 8 Apr 2017 12:35:26 EST 4/7/17 Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun. Don Marquis http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6345025 Quote of the Day <BR> Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy. Leo Buscaglia <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> I argue thee that love is life. And life hath immortality. Emily Dickinson <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Wherever art appears, life disappears. Robert Motherwell <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is the poetry of Nature; it is that which uplifts the spirit within us.... Fri, 7 Apr 2017 08:29:44 EST 4/6/17 To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundanc http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6344548 Quote of the Day <BR> People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way. A. C. Benson <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> When love is not madness, it is not love. Pedro Calderon de la Barca <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The defining function of the artist is to cherish consciousness. Max Eastman <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The stars that have most glory have no rest. Samuel Daniel <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> No nice men are good at getting ... Thu, 6 Apr 2017 08:01:58 EST 4/5/17 I wish they would only take me as I am. Vincent Van Gogh http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6344068 Quote of the Day <BR> Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science. Ralph Waldo Emerson <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold. Zelda Fitzgerald <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure. Dale Carnegie <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness. Joseph Conrad <BR... Wed, 5 Apr 2017 08:51:56 EST 4/4/17 The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. Diogenes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6343566 Quote of the Day <BR> All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. Havelock Ellis <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor. Eric Hoffer <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all. Anatole France <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> In the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours. Mark Twain <BR> <BR> Funny Quo... Tue, 4 Apr 2017 08:21:23 EST 4/3/17 Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never. Charles Caleb Colton http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6343022 Quote of the Day <BR> Only the educated are free. Epictetus <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are. John Dryden <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> But I'm not an artist. Maybe an artist with a small a. John Galliano <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> One of the disadvantages of wine is that it ma... Mon, 3 Apr 2017 07:52:32 EST 4/2/17 It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. George Washington http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6342700 Quote of the Day <BR> We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier. Walter Savage Landor <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction. Antoine de Saint-Exupery <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs. Ansel Adams <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world m... Sun, 2 Apr 2017 12:53:52 EST 4/1/17 Better a witty fool than a foolish wit. William Shakespeare http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6342269 Quote of the Day <BR> Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever. Charles Lamb <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Faith is love taking the form of aspiration. William Ellery Channing <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> You know, if one paints someone's portrait, one should not know him if possible. Otto Dix <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain. Victor Hugo <BR> <BR> Fu... Sat, 1 Apr 2017 14:40:53 EST 3/31/17 Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. Aldous Huxley http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6341630 Quote of the Day <BR> The soul's joy lies in doing. Percy Bysshe Shelley <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> The sea hath fish for every man. William Camden <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Art and works of art do not make an artist; sense and enthusiasm and instinct do. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.Anthony J. D'Angelo <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> The sc... Fri, 31 Mar 2017 08:28:42 EST 3/30/17 It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. William Blake http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6341166 Quote of the Day <BR> By all means use some time to be alone. Edward Young <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> There is a woman at the begining of all great things. Alphonse de Lamartine <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Give me a museum and I'll fill it. Pablo Picasso <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Sound is the vocabulary of nature. Pierre Schaeffer <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more. James Thurber... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:30:10 EST 3/29/17 Problems are only opportunities in work clothes. Henry J. Kaiser http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6340639 Quote of the Day <BR> It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles. Muriel Spark <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Now a soft kiss - Aye, by that kiss, I vow an endless bliss. John Keats <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul. Henri Matisse <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> This continent, an open palm spread frank before the sky. James Agee <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> They didn't want it good, they... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:25:43 EST 3/28/17 Adversity is the first path to truth. Lord Byron http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6340096 Quote of the Day <BR> The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much. William Hazlitt <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> The love we give away is the only love we keep. Elbert Hubbard <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Imagination is the eye of the soul. Joseph Joubert <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature. Saint Augustine <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> In poli... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:53:10 EST 3/27/17 I have not yet begun to fight! John Paul Jones http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6339579 Quote of the Day <BR> Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected. George Washington <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods. Plato <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We must feel and be affected by it. Voltaire <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it. ... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:14:29 EST 3/26/17 Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself. Plato http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6339342 Quote of the Day <BR> Everything has been figured out, except how to live. Jean-Paul Sartre <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues. Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings. Agnes Martin <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur. Matthew Arnold <BR> <BR> Funny Quote... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:47:16 EST 3/25/17 Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them. Ann http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6338894 Quote of the Day <BR> If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. Harry S Truman <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else. Emily Dickinson <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> I was the least Pop of all the Pop artists. Robert Indiana <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Blue thou art, intensely blue; Flower, whence came thy dazzling hue? James Montgomery <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> The one thing I do... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:24:53 EST 3/24/17 Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued. Socrates http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6338444 Quote of the Day <BR> Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be. Khalil Gibran <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god. Jorge Luis Borges <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> That's the motivation of an artist - to seek attention of some kind. James Taylor <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. Frank Lloyd Wright <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day ... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:40:11 EST 3/23/17 The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it. William James http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6337732 Quote of the Day <BR> The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so. William Ralph Inge <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. Mother Teresa <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> I wanted to be a star, not a gallery mascot. Jean-Michel Basquiat <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg. Samuel Butler <BR... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:47:58 EST 3/22/17 Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together. Eugene Ionesco http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6337219 Quote of the Day <BR> Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love is friendship set on fire. Jeremy Taylor <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> What I didn't know was I was deeply attracted to the big space. David Hockney <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> In places where this beauty has already disappeared, we will reconstruct it. Fritz Todt <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> Every t... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:26:24 EST 3/21/17 Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears. Marcus Aurelius http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6336204 Quote of the Day <BR> He who is brave is free. Lucius Annaeus Seneca <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives. Louise L. Hay <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The fingers must be educated, the thumb is born knowing. Marc Chagall <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them. Ralph Waldo Emerson <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> People everywhere confuse what th... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:18:01 EST 3/20/17 We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men. Herma http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6336021 Quote of the Day <BR> A good laugh is sunshine in the house. William Makepeace Thackeray <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two. Erich Fromm <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Art does not reproduce what we see; rather, it makes us see. Paul Klee <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> We are learning, too, that the love of beauty is one of Nature's greatest healers. Ellsworth Huntington <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:06:03 EST 3/19/17 Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues. John Locke http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6335418 Quote of the Day <BR> The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. Mark Twain <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Be of love a little more careful than of anything. e. e. cummings <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> It is now life and not art that requires the willing suspension of disbelief. Lionel Trilling <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas. John Dryden <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:37:34 EST 3/19/17 Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues. John Locke http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6335417 Quote of the Day <BR> The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. Mark Twain <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Be of love a little more careful than of anything. e. e. cummings <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> It is now life and not art that requires the willing suspension of disbelief. Lionel Trilling <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas. John Dryden <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 19:37:20 EST 3/18/17 Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334825 Quote of the Day <BR> Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery. Joyce Brothers <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me. W. H. Auden <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas. Charles Dudley Warner <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship. Omar N. Bradley <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day ... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 13:14:20 EST 3/17/17 A blessing is a circle of light drawn around a person to protect, heal and strengthen. John http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6334233 Quote of the Day <BR> Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends. William Butler Yeats <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine. Oliver Goldsmith <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth. John Keats <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars. Wa... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:45:42 EST 3/16/17 Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. John Boyle O'Reilly http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6333757 Quote of the Day <BR> The harder I work, the luckier I get. Samuel Goldwyn <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret. Aphra Behn <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The philistine provides the best definition of art. Anything that makes him rage is first class. Louis Dudek <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The Wine of Life keeps oozing drop by drop, The Leaves of Life keep falling one by one. Edward Fitzgerald <BR> <BR> Fun... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 08:11:10 EST 3/16/17 Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live. Margaret Fuller http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6333274 Quote of the Day <BR> Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know. Louisa May Alcott <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> What force is more potent than love? Igor Stravinsky L <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Philosophy and Art both render the invisible visible by imagination. George Henry Lewes <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal. Arthur C. Clarke <BR> <BR> Funny Quo... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 08:11:55 EST 3/14/17 Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed. Mark Twain http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6332773 Quote of the Day <BR> Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook. Oliver Goldsmith <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love is being stupid together. Paul Valery <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> I hope to live all my life for my art, without abandoning my principles one iota. Gustave Courbet <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil. Anatole France <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> I was a vegetarian until I... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 09:04:41 EST 3/13/17 How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. Marcus Aurelius http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6332228 Quote of the Day <BR> The present time has one advantage over every other - it is our own. Charles Caleb Colton <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love is not love that alters when it alteration finds. William Shakespeare <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Sorrowful and great is the artist's destiny. Franz Liszt <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> While I relish our warm months, winter forms our character and brings out our best. Tom Allen <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <B... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 08:17:37 EST 3/12/17 The years teach much which the days never know. Ralph Waldo Emerson http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6332019 Quote of the Day <BR> Plodding wins the race. Aesop <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion. Miguel de Unamuno <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Art must take reality by surprise. Francoise Sagan <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> God tempers the wind to the shorn lamb. Laurence Sterne <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed. George Burns <BR> <BR> Read more at:... Sun, 12 Mar 2017 20:47:52 EST 3/11/17 It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself. Eleanor Roosevelt http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6331329 Quote of the Day <BR> First appearance deceives many. Ovid <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other. Rainer Maria Rilke <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart. George Sand <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life. Jean Giraudoux <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day ... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 12:19:34 EST 3/10/17 A will finds a way. Orison Swett Marden http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6330669 Quote of the Day <BR> Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great. Rose Kennedy <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. Anais Nin <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one. Stella Adler <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> A fool can throw a stone in a pond that 100 wise men can not get out. Saul Bellow <BR> <BR> Funny Quote... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 06:55:49 EST