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/ 5/29/16 Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for? Robert Browning http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6172436 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The price of greatness is responsibility. <BR> Winston Churchill <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds. <BR> Johann Wolfgang von Goethe <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization. <BR> Lincoln Steffens <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks. <BR> Tennessee Williams <BR> <BR> Fun... Sun, 29 May 2016 11:48:57 EST 5/28/16 Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. Will Rogers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6171928 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Solitude vivifies; isolation kills. <BR> Joseph Roux <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me. <BR> Sarah Bernhardt <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A good artist should be isolated. If he isn't isolated, something is wrong. <BR> Orson Welles <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines. <BR> Satchel Paige <BR... Sat, 28 May 2016 12:26:34 EST 5/27/16 You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. Robin Williams http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6171235 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough. <BR> Garrison Keillor <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Never a lip is curved with pain that can't be kissed into smiles again. <BR> Bret Harte <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Art is nature speeded up and God slowed down. <BR> Malcolm de Chazal <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The groves were God's first temples. <BR> William C. Bryant <BR> <BR> ... Fri, 27 May 2016 08:16:59 EST 5/26/16 The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. Sun Tzu http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6171026 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together. <BR> Georg C. Lichtenberg <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other. <BR> Euripides <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Art is the signature of civilizations. <BR> Beverly Sills <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave. <BR>... Thu, 26 May 2016 21:51:09 EST 5/25/16 There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven't yet met. William Butler Yeats http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6169965 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Courage is fear holding on a minute longer. <BR> George S. Patton <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Care is a state in which something does matter; it is the source of human tenderness. <BR> Rollo May <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art. <BR> Baltasar Gracian <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> If you would know strength and patience, welcome the compan... Wed, 25 May 2016 08:00:35 EST 5/24/16 I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day. Vincent Va http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6169340 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I praise loudly. I blame softly. <BR> Catherine the Great <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> There are never enough I Love You's. <BR> Lenny Bruce <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Personality is everything in art and poetry. <BR> Johann Wolfgang von Goethe <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> You cannot step into the same river twice. <BR> Heraclitus <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A psychiatrist asks a lot of ex... Tue, 24 May 2016 08:29:15 EST 5/23/16 There is no substitute for hard work. Thomas A. Edison http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6168597 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself. Elbert Hubbard <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> There is only one real deprivation... and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most. <BR> May Sarton <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> True artists are almost the only men who do their work for pleasure. <BR> Auguste Rodin <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> It i... Mon, 23 May 2016 08:02:00 EST 5/22/16 The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. Leo Tolstoy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6168162 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. <BR> Dale Carnegie <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> True love is quiescent, except in the nascent moments of true humility. <BR> Bryant H. McGill <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I rarely draw what I see. I draw what I feel in my body. <BR> Barbara Hepworth <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A good garden may have some weeds. <BR> Thomas Fuller <BR> <BR> ... Sun, 22 May 2016 13:11:03 EST 5/21/16 However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. Steph http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6167483 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> We are all gifted. That is our inheritance. <BR> Ethel Waters <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do. <BR> David Wilkerson <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Every work of art is an uncommitted crime. <BR> Theodor Adorno <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Flowers are happy things. <BR> P. G. Wodehouse <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A sure cure for seasickness is to ... Sat, 21 May 2016 11:10:48 EST 5/20/16 Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. Lou Holtz http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6166788 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The safety of the people shall be the highest law. <BR> Marcus Tullius Cicero <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> There is no love that is not an echo. <BR> Theodor Adorno <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The beauty one can find in art is one of the pitifully few real and lasting products of human endeavor. <BR> J. Paul Getty <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth's lovelin... Fri, 20 May 2016 08:18:39 EST 5/19/16 Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. Samuel Johnson http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6166103 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Words are but pictures of our thoughts. <BR> John Dryden <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Each time you love, love as deeply as if it were forever. <BR> Audre Lorde <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Painting is an illusion, a piece of magic, so what you see is not what you see. <BR> Philip Guston <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> To dwell is to garden. <BR> Martin Heidegger <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Jus... Thu, 19 May 2016 08:05:07 EST 5/18/16 Excellence is not a skill, it's an attitude. Ralph Marston http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6165386 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic. <BR> Norman Cousins <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Choose your love, Love your choice. <BR> Thomas S. Monson <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> No great art has ever been made without the artist having known danger. <BR> Rainer Maria Rilke <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Life comes from the earth and life returns to the earth. <BR> Zhuangzi <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day ... Wed, 18 May 2016 07:58:08 EST 5/17/16 The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. Thomas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6164666 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you. <BR> John Ruskin <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> In matters of the heart, nothing is true except the improbable. <BR> Madame de Stael <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The excellency of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeable evaporate. John Keats <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Spring won't let me stay in this house any longer! I must get ou... Tue, 17 May 2016 08:03:31 EST 5/16/16 Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. Steve Jobs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6163923 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented. <BR> R. Buckminster Fuller <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes. <BR> Victor Hugo <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain. <BR> Georges Braque <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nature was my kindergarten. <BR> William Ch... Mon, 16 May 2016 07:59:45 EST 5/15/16 The best way out is always through. Robert Frost http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6163397 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Everything popular is wrong. <BR> Oscar Wilde <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love. <BR> Nathaniel Hawthorne <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The artist must bow to the monster of his own imagination. <BR> Richard Wright <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Be truthful, nature only sides with truth. <BR> Adolf Loos T <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I want my c... Sun, 15 May 2016 11:48:01 EST 5/14/16 The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. Walt Disney http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6162730 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own. <BR> Anne Morrow Lindbergh <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is too young to know what conscience is. <BR> William Shakespeare <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I see drawings and pictures in the poorest of huts and the dirtiest of corners. <BR> Vincent Van Gogh <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night ... Sat, 14 May 2016 10:42:41 EST 5/13/16 When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself. Wayne Dyer http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6161997 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. <BR> Paul Tournier <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love. <BR> Martin Luther King, Jr. <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> An artist's career always begins tomorrow. <BR> James Whistler <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nature uses as little as possible of anything. <BR> Johannes Kepler <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of ... Fri, 13 May 2016 07:59:17 EST 5/12/16 We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't kno http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6161343 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. <BR> Napoleon Hill <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is when you don't have to be with another person to touch their heart! <BR> Torquato Tasso <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke. <BR> Jerzy Kosinski <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nature is a good name for an effect whose cause is God. <BR> William Cowpe... Thu, 12 May 2016 08:12:25 EST 5/11/16 Justice delayed is justice denied. William E. Gladstone http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6160649 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The language of friendship is not words but meanings. <BR> Henry David Thoreau <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> When love is at its best, one loves so much that he cannot forget. <BR> Helen Hunt Jackson <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I owe much to mother. She had an expert's understanding, but also approached art emotionally. <BR> David Rockefeller <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nature is a mutable cloud which is always... Wed, 11 May 2016 08:07:35 EST 5/10/16 Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it. Michel de Montai http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6159922 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves or by others. Mark Twain <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> We may give without loving, but we cannot love without giving. <BR> Bernard Meltzer <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Every great inspiration is but an experiment - though every experiment we know, is not a great inspiration. <BR> Charles Ives <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Shadow owes its birth ... Tue, 10 May 2016 08:08:05 EST 5/9/16 He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. Jim Elliot http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6159206 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. <BR> Napoleon Bonaparte <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much. <BR> Amelia Barr <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Great artists have no country. <BR> Alfred de Musset <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake of pleasing man. <BR> John Ruskin <BR> <BR> Funny Q... Mon, 9 May 2016 07:56:26 EST 5/8/16 God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers. Rudyard Kipling http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6158778 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. <BR> Victor Hugo <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. <BR> Abraham Lincoln <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing. <BR> Billy Sunday <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> In search of my mother's garden, I found my own. <BR> Alice Walker ... Sun, 8 May 2016 12:53:02 EST 5/7/16 Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. William Makepeace Thac http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6158219 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A person's a person, no matter how small. <BR> Dr. Seuss <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> There is always something left to love. And if you ain't learned that, you ain't learned nothing. <BR> Lorraine Hansberry <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art. <BR> Paul Cezanne <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads. <BR> Anatole Franc... Sat, 7 May 2016 12:08:12 EST 5/6/16 Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love. Francis of Assisi http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6157458 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> It is the nurse that the child first hears, and her words that he will first attempt to imitate. Quintilian <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> If you want to be loved, be lovable. <BR> Ovid <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I like to pretend that my art has nothing to do with me. <BR> Roy Lichtenstein <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn. Wa... Fri, 6 May 2016 08:24:31 EST 5/5/16 Action is the foundational key to all success. Pablo Picasso http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6156793 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> It takes a great man to be a good listener. <BR> Calvin Coolidge <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship. <BR> Francois de La Rochefoucauld <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I paint with shapes. <BR> Alexander Calder <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground. <BR> Buddha <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Education is a... Thu, 5 May 2016 08:39:39 EST 5/4/16 I'd rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6156090 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Anyone who doesn't believe in miracles is not a realist. <BR> David Ben-Gurion <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back. <BR> Barbara de Angelis <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Art is anything you can get away with. <BR> Marshall McLuhan <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt. <BR> Margaret Atwood <BR> <BR> Funn... Wed, 4 May 2016 08:27:12 EST 5/3/16 If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6155373 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The years teach much which the days never know. <BR> Ralph Waldo Emerson <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is energy of life. <BR> Robert Browning <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Every act of creation is first an act of destruction. <BR> Pablo Picasso <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you. <BR> Richard Brinsley Sheridan <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR... Tue, 3 May 2016 08:06:10 EST 5/2/16 O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive! Walter Scott http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6155164 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun. <BR> Katharine Hepburn <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> It is impossible to love and to be wise. <BR> Francis Bacon <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist. Oscar Wilde <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> All art is but imitation of nature. <BR> Lucius Annaeus <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day ... Mon, 2 May 2016 22:47:10 EST 5/1/16 There is nothing impossible to him who will try. Alexander the Great http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6154018 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Leap, and the net will appear. <BR> John Burroughs <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. <BR> Vincent Van Gogh <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Art is not living. It is the use of living. <BR> Audre Lorde <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Sweet April showers do spring May flowers. <BR> Thomas Tusser <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Most of what we... Sun, 1 May 2016 12:16:41 EST 4/30/16 Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. Publilius Syrus http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6153400 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help. <BR> Pope Paul VI <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope. <BR> Josh Billings <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> One's art goes as far and as deep as one's love goes. <BR> Andrew Wyeth <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> This sunlight linked me through the ages to that past consciousness. <BR> Richard Jefferies <BR> <BR>... Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:44:04 EST 4/29/16 Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6152686 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Perfection itself is imperfection. <BR> Vladimir Horowitz <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. Robert Frost <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way. <BR> Charles Bukowski <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Without poets, without artists, men would soon wea... Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:24:58 EST 4/28/16 blessings are all around us just open your heart and they are there http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6151974 In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd. <BR> Miguel de Cervantes <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Work is much more fun than fun. <BR> Noel Coward <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The heart is forever inexperienced. <BR> Henry David Thoreau <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Painting and writing are solitary arts. <BR> Conrad Hall <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Every kid has a bug period... I never grew out of mine. <B... Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:09:32 EST 4/27/16 to someone you mean everything http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6151265 Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts. <BR> John Wooden <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> My trade and art is to live. <BR> Michel de Montaigne <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Don't brood. Get on with living and loving. You don't have forever. <BR> Leo Buscaglia <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> The image is more than an idea. It is a vortex or cluster of fused ideas and is endowed with energy. <BR> Ezra Pound <BR> <BR> Nature Quote ... Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:58:12 EST 4/26/16 let your awesomeness stand out http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6150551 But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated. <BR> Ernest Hemingway <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Trouble shared is trouble halved. <BR> Lee Iacocca <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding. <BR> Diane Arbus <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Every art expression is rooted fundamentally in the personality and temperament of the artist. <BR> Hans Hofman... Tue, 26 Apr 2016 07:57:25 EST 4/25/16 make your week the best it can be http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6149777 Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. <BR> Coco Chanel <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work. <BR> Hosea Ballou <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself. <BR> Soren Kierkegaard <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye. <BR> Honore de Balzac <BR> <BR> Nature Quote... Mon, 25 Apr 2016 08:00:34 EST 4/24/16 remember to be as kind to yourself as you are to strangers you deserve it also http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6149221 Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. <BR> Lyndon B. Johnson <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor. <BR> Horace B <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor. <BR> Eric Hoffer <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is. <BR> Jackson Pollock <BR> <BR> Nature Quote... Sun, 24 Apr 2016 11:50:34 EST 4/23/16 make today be the best it can be for yourself and encourage others to do the same http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6148635 Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere. <BR> Carl Sagan <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power. <BR> Bertrand Russell <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me. William Congreve <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all ar... Sat, 23 Apr 2016 12:27:58 EST 4/22/16 walk in peace for the next part of your journey Prince http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6147775 When everyone recognizes Jehovah's name, then everyone will be happy because everyone will know what to do and how to do it. <BR> Prince <BR> Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/search_results.<BR>html?q=Prince <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. <BR> Khalil Gibran <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> This is the most joyful day that ever I saw in my pilgrimage on earth. <BR> Donald Cargill <B... Fri, 22 Apr 2016 08:01:56 EST 4/21/16 Just being the best me I can be is good enough http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6147060 Change is inevitable. Change is constant. <BR> Benjamin Disraeli <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage. <BR> Arthur Schopenhauer <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A kiss that is never tasted, is forever and ever wasted. <BR> Billie Holiday D <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> You can't do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh. <BR> John Singer Sargent <BR> <BR> Nature Quot... Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:56:58 EST 4/20/16 by yourself that is the one we like to be around http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6146299 Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. <BR> Peter Drucker <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul. Rebecca West <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> In the game of love, the losers are more celebrated than the winners. <BR> Mason Cooley <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Entertainment is in art like color in pictures. <BR> Martin Kippenberger <BR... Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:16:31 EST 4/19/16 live today to the fullest http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6145519 A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul. Minna Antrim <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The Soul is the voice of the body's interests. <BR> George Santayana <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Life in abundance comes only through great love. <BR> Elbert Hubbard <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. <BR> Oscar Wilde <BR> <BR> Na... Tue, 19 Apr 2016 08:01:40 EST 4/18/16 let your awesome side be seen by all http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6144729 What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly. <BR> Richard Bach <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The truth is more important than the facts. <BR> Frank Lloyd Wright <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love alone could waken love. <BR> Pearl S. Buck <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The history of art is the history of revivals. <BR> Samuel Butler <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Custom, that is before all law; Natu... Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:11:32 EST 4/17/16 be an inspiration to others http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6144180 You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. <BR> Rabindranath Tagore <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts. <BR> Henry David Thoreau <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving. <BR> Edwin Louis Cole <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> O, had I but followed the arts! <BR> William Shakespeare <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The st... Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:32:46 EST 4/16/16 be amazing we all know that you are http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6143547 Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort. <BR> John Ruskin <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations. <BR> William Feather <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The best proof of love is trust. <BR> Joyce Brothers <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist. <BR> Rene Magritte <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the... Sat, 16 Apr 2016 12:32:29 EST 4/15/16 be an inspiration to others by being the best you can be http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6142906 In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. <BR> Benjamin Franklin <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one. <BR> Herbert Spencer <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> What the world really needs is more love and less paper work. <BR> Pearl Bailey <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process. <BR... Fri, 15 Apr 2016 12:21:14 EST 4/14/16 you are a wonderful person http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6142125 If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. <BR> Isaac Newton <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only. <BR> Samuel Butler <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is the poetry of the senses. <BR> Honore de Balzac <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> When artists make art, they shouldn't question whether it is permissible to do one thing or another. <BR> Sol LeW... Thu, 14 Apr 2016 10:34:24 EST 4/13/16 you are a shining star http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6141290 Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. <BR> Thomas Jefferson <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Syllables govern the world. <BR> George Bernard Shaw <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Life is best when you are in love. <BR> Michael Moriarty <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I don't believe in art. I believe in artists. <BR> Marcel Duchamp <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> A brier rose whose buds yield fragrant harvest for the honey bee. <BR> ... Wed, 13 Apr 2016 08:21:14 EST 4/12/16 look for the blessings in your life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6140515 If men were angels, no government would be necessary. <BR> James Madison <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future. <BR> Jessamyn West <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Everything is clearer when you're in love. <BR> John Lennon <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> An artist carries on throughout his life a mysterious, uninterrupted conversation with his public. <BR> Maurice Chevalier <BR> <BR> Na... Tue, 12 Apr 2016 08:19:57 EST 4/11/16 keep doing your best http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6139676 If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. <BR> Marcus Garvey <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Voters don't decide issues, they decide who will decide issues. <BR> George Will <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Faith is love taking the form of aspiration. <BR> William Ellery Channing <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The precision of naming takes away from the uniqueness of seeing. <BR> Pierre Bonnard <BR> <BR> Nature Quote... Mon, 11 Apr 2016 08:12:44 EST 4/10/16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6139113 The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled. <BR> Plutarch <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> To rule is easy, to govern difficult. <BR> Johann Wolfgang von Goethe <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are. <BR> John Dryden <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A room hung with pictures is a room hung with thoughts. <BR> Joshua Reynolds <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> One marked feat... Sun, 10 Apr 2016 12:31:27 EST