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/ 1/19/18 We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible. Vince Lomba http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6453358 Quote of the Day <BR> A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind. <BR> Lewis Mumford <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. <BR> Jeanne Moreau <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication. <BR> Simone Weil <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> If the Sun and Moon should e... Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:48:37 EST 1/18/18 I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will. Ch http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6452945 Quote of the Day <BR> There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward. <BR> Khalil Gibran <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> The only love affair I have ever had was with music. <BR> Maurice Ravel <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere. <BR> Gilbert K. Chesterton <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Bad weather always looks worse through a window. <BR> Tom Lehrer <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> It has yet to... Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:02:23 EST 1/17/18 But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads? Albert http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6452557 Quote of the Day <BR> Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered - either by themselves or by others. <BR> Mark Twain <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so. <BR> Ray Stannard Baker <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything. <BR> Gustave Flaubert <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The ocean is a mighty harmonist. <BR> Willi... Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:55:07 EST 1/16/18 A happy life is one spent in learning, earning, and yearning. Lillian Gish http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6452136 Quote of the Day <BR> The price of greatness is responsibility. <BR> Winston Churchill <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best. <BR> William Makepeace Thackeray <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning. <BR> Andy Warhol <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light; every eye, looking on, finds its own. ... Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:29:29 EST 1/15/18 Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?' Martin http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6451673 Quote of the Day <BR> We are not makers of history. We are made by history. <BR> Martin Luther King, Jr. <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <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> Art is the triumph over chaos. <BR> John Cheever <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly. <BR> R. Buckminster Fuller <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day... Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:38:57 EST 1/14/18 Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable. Mark Twain http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6451512 Quote of the Day <BR> If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded. <BR> Maya Angelou <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me. <BR> William Congreve <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail. <BR> Theodore Dreiser <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The earth has received the embrace of t... Sun, 14 Jan 2018 19:18:05 EST 1/14/18 Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable. Mark Twain http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6451511 Quote of the Day <BR> If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded. <BR> Maya Angelou <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me. <BR> William Congreve <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail. <BR> Theodore Dreiser <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The earth has received the embrace of t... Sun, 14 Jan 2018 19:17:52 EST 1/13/17 Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Francis o http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6451029 Quote of the Day <BR> Anger cannot be dishonest. <BR> Marcus Aurelius <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing. <BR> Torquato Tasso <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art. <BR> Oscar Wilde <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Nature reserves the right to inflict upon her children the most terrifying jests. <BR> Thornton Wilder <BR> <... Sat, 13 Jan 2018 12:28:59 EST 1/13/17 Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Francis o http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6451028 Quote of the Day <BR> Anger cannot be dishonest. <BR> Marcus Aurelius <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing. <BR> Torquato Tasso <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art. <BR> Oscar Wilde <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Nature reserves the right to inflict upon her children the most terrifying jests. <BR> Thornton Wilder <BR> <... Sat, 13 Jan 2018 12:28:54 EST 1/12/18 Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the hear http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6450547 Quote of the Day <BR> Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why. <BR> Bernard Baruch <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Lovers have a right to betray you... friends don't. <BR> Judy Holliday <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> It may be that the deep necessity of art is the examination of self-deception. <BR> Robert Motherwell <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together. <BR> Saadi <BR> <BR> Funny Quo... Fri, 12 Jan 2018 07:39:34 EST 1/11/18 To a smart girl men are no problem - they're the answer. Zsa Zsa Gabor http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6450150 Quote of the Day <BR> We cannot put off living until we are ready. <BR> Jose Ortega y Gasset <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> The inner reality of love can be recognized only by love. <BR> Hans Urs von Balthasar <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> If you know somethin' well, you can always paint it but people would be better off buyin' chickens. <BR> Grandma Moses <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Sunlight is painting. <BR> Nathaniel Hawthorne <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR... Thu, 11 Jan 2018 07:48:25 EST 1/10/18 To live happily is an inward power of the soul. Marcus Aurelius http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6449830 Quote of the Day <BR> Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking. <BR> H. Jackson Brown, Jr. <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> I can live without money, but I cannot live without love. <BR> Judy Garland <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The modern work of art, as I have said, is a symbol. <BR> Herbert Read <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> We won't have a society if we destroy the environment. <BR> Margaret Mead <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> Pair up in t... Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:06:00 EST 1/9/18 A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. Charles http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6449318 Quote of the Day <BR> The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed. <BR> Bennett Cerf <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it. <BR> Jerome K. Jerome <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original. <BR> Jean Cocteau <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone. <BR> Lucretius <BR> <BR> Funny ... Tue, 9 Jan 2018 07:47:10 EST 1/8/18 Common sense is not so common. Voltaire http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6448839 Quote of the Day <BR> Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out. <BR> Edwin Markham <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> The only abnormality is the incapacity to love. <BR> Anais Nin <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together. <BR> John Ruskin <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> If people think nature is their friend, then they sure don't need an enemy. <BR> Kurt Vonnegut <BR> <BR... Mon, 8 Jan 2018 07:23:52 EST 1/7/18 The opportunity is often lost by deliberating. Publilius Syrus http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6448662 Quote of the Day <BR> Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail. <BR> Charles Kettering <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> If fear is the great enemy of intimacy, love is its true friend. <BR> Henri Nouwen <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century. <BR> Marshall McLuhan <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> My boy, one small breeze doesn't make a wind storm. <BR> John McGraw <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> There are three ... Sun, 7 Jan 2018 20:10:30 EST 1/6/18 If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. Lao Tzu http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6448081 Quote of the Day <BR> There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice. <BR> Joseph Addison <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> When we are in love we often doubt that which we most believe. <BR> Francois de La Rochefoucauld <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> I'm not that obsessed with making representations of ugliness. Everything I've seen is beautiful. <BR> Otto Dix <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the ... Sat, 6 Jan 2018 11:54:47 EST 1/6/18 If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. Lao Tzu http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6448080 Quote of the Day <BR> There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice. <BR> Joseph Addison <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> When we are in love we often doubt that which we most believe. <BR> Francois de La Rochefoucauld <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> I'm not that obsessed with making representations of ugliness. Everything I've seen is beautiful. <BR> Otto Dix <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the ... Sat, 6 Jan 2018 11:54:44 EST 1/5/18 I love you - I am at rest with you - I have come home. Dorothy L. Sayers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6447559 Quote of the Day <BR> The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things. <BR> Henry Ward Beecher <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself. <BR> Andre Breton <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. <BR> Scott Adams <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. <BR> Cl... Fri, 5 Jan 2018 08:42:20 EST 1/4/18 It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end. Leonardo da Vinci http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6447058 Quote of the Day <BR> If youth knew; if age could. <BR> Sigmund Freud <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Oh, love will make a dog howl in rhyme. <BR> Francis Beaumont <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Art is science made clear. <BR> Wilson Mizner <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble. <BR> Blaise Pascal <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me. <B... Thu, 4 Jan 2018 07:37:32 EST 1/3/18 To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal. A. P. J. Abdu http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6446552 Quote of the Day <BR> We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. <BR> E. M. Forster <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love means to commit yourself without guarantee. <BR> Anne Campbell <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. <BR> Twyla Tharp <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality. <BR> Andy Goldsworthy <BR> <BR> ... Wed, 3 Jan 2018 07:40:09 EST 1/2/17 You must do the things you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6446013 Quote of the Day <BR> The sweetest of all sounds is praise. <BR> Xenophon <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Dear Lord, I'm so grateful I'm still loved. <BR> Vivien Leigh <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> I think it is in collaboration that the nature of art is revealed. <BR> Steve Lacy <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> It is a matter of shame that in the morning the birds should be awake earlier than you. <BR> Abu Bakr <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> Prediction is very dif... Tue, 2 Jan 2018 07:30:02 EST 1/1/18 Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier.' Alfr http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6445648 Quote of the Day <BR> I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the years'. <BR> Henry Moore <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> The giving of love is an education in itself. <BR> Eleanor Roosevelt <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> I make pictures and someone comes in and calls it art. <BR> Willem de Kooning <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings. <BR> Gustave Flaubert <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <B... Mon, 1 Jan 2018 14:47:07 EST 12/31/17 And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. Rainer Maria Rilke http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6445222 Happy New Year <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man. <BR> Benjamin Franklin <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> With our love, we could save the world. <BR> George Harrison <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Time and memory are true artists; they remould reality nearer to the heart's desire. <BR> John Dewey <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The sun does not shine for a few trees and f... Sun, 31 Dec 2017 20:38:59 EST 12/30/17 The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible. A http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6444691 Quote of the Day <BR> Every man regards his own life as the New Year's Eve of time. <BR> Jean Paul <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> They invented hugs to let people know you love them without saying anything. <BR> Bil Keane <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection. <BR> Oscar Wilde <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley. <BR> Theodore R... Sat, 30 Dec 2017 11:55:51 EST 12/29/17 Sincerity is the way to heaven. Mencius http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6444276 Quote of the Day <BR> We pass through this world but once. <BR> Stephen Jay Gould <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love keeps the cold out better than a cloak. <BR> Henry Wadsworth Longfellow <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space. <BR> Ludwig Mies van der Rohe <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do. <BR> Michel de Montaigne <BR> <BR> Funny Quote... Fri, 29 Dec 2017 07:35:13 EST 12/28/17 Great minds have purposes; others have wishes. Washington Irving http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6443960 Quote of the Day <BR> The less you talk, the more you're listened to. <BR> Pauline Phillips <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Faith makes all things possible... love makes all things easy. <BR> Dwight L. Moody <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it. <BR> Robert Motherwell <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts. <BR> William Hazlitt <BR> <BR> ... Thu, 28 Dec 2017 07:44:36 EST 12/27/17 The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've be http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6443653 Quote of the Day <BR> One faces the future with one's past. <BR> Pearl S. Buck <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Accept what people offer. Drink their milkshakes. Take their love. <BR> Wally Lamb <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Life obliges me to do something, so I paint. <BR> Rene Magritte <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Nature was here a series of wonders, and a fund of delight. <BR> Daniel Boone <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> I come from a family where gravy is con... Wed, 27 Dec 2017 07:37:30 EST 12/26/17 'Tis not enough to help the feeble up, but to support them after. William Shakespeare http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6443373 Quote of the Day <BR> Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family. <BR> Joseph Brodsky <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. <BR> Lao Tzu <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist. <BR> Albert Einstein <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> He is richest who is content with the leas... Tue, 26 Dec 2017 07:28:40 EST 12/25/17 Merry Christmas Christmas is the day that holds all time together. Alexander Smith http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6443259 Quote of the Day <BR> I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. <BR> Charles Dickens <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. <BR> Charles Dickens <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection. <BR> Michelangelo <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December. <BR> James M. Barrie <BR> <BR> Funny Quote ... Mon, 25 Dec 2017 19:37:12 EST 12/24/17 For it is in giving that we receive. Francis of Assisi Merry Christmas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6443028 Quote of the Day <BR> Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store. <BR> Dr. Seuss <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God's finger on man's shoulder. <BR> Charles Morgan <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> From its brilliancy everything is illuminated. <BR> Guru Nanak <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy. <BR> William Blake <BR> <BR> Funny Q... Sun, 24 Dec 2017 19:54:42 EST 12/23/17 Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder. Plato http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6442793 Quote of the Day <BR> There's no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late. <BR> Charles Kingsley <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Let no one who loves be unhappy, even love unreturned has its rainbow. <BR> James M. Barrie <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Every act of creation is first an act of destruction. <BR> Pablo Picasso <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get. <BR> H. Jackson Brown, ... Sat, 23 Dec 2017 21:39:55 EST 12/22/17 Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Mother Teresa http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6442361 Quote of the Day <BR> I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end. <BR> Margaret Thatcher <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity. <BR> Leo Buscaglia <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires. <BR> Hedy Lamarr <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Nature never deceives us; it is we ... Fri, 22 Dec 2017 07:56:21 EST 12/21/17 Things are not quite so simple always as black and white. Doris Lessing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6442059 Quote of the Day <BR> Dream in a pragmatic way. <BR> Aldous Huxley <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection. <BR> Pindar <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal. <BR> Igor Stravinsky <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Coming from Chicago, I like a white Christmas. <BR> Dennis Franz <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> A diplomat is a man who always... Thu, 21 Dec 2017 07:48:46 EST 12/20/17 Forgiveness is the final form of love. Reinhold Niebuhr http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6441780 Quote of the Day <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> A man's kiss is his signature. <BR> Mae West <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The works must be conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness. <BR> Joan Miro <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. <BR> John Burroughs <BR> <BR> Funn... Wed, 20 Dec 2017 07:42:10 EST 12/09/17 In life, as in chess, forethought wins. Charles Buxton http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6441507 Quote of the Day <BR> We grow small trying to be great. <BR> E. Stanley Jones <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold. <BR> Jonathan Swift <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Painting completed my life. <BR> Frida Kahlo <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> And finally Winter, with its bitin', whinin' wind, and all the land will be mantled with snow. <BR> Roy Bean <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR>... Tue, 19 Dec 2017 07:40:30 EST 12/18/17 Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief. Jane Austen http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6441236 Quote of the Day <BR> Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder. <BR> George Washington <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take the first pill that comes along. <BR> Joyce Brothers <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Art is like baby shoes. When you coat them with gold, they can no longer be worn. <BR> John Updike <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> We build statues out of snow, and weep to see them melt. <BR> Walter Scott <B... Mon, 18 Dec 2017 07:34:21 EST 12/17/17 From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow. Aeschylus http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6441102 Quote of the Day <BR> Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself. <BR> Ausonius <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end. <BR> Benjamin Disraeli <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Great art is as irrational as great music. It is mad with its own loveliness. <BR> George Jean Nathan <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persis... Sun, 17 Dec 2017 17:56:38 EST 12/16/17 People fall forward to success. Mary Kay Ash http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6440797 Quote of the Day <BR> It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go. <BR> Jim Rohn <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love. <BR> Meister Eckhart <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Most artists like to think of themselves as rugged individualists, as independent characters. <BR> Jack Levine <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Colors are the smiles of nature. <BR> Leigh Hunt <BR>... Sat, 16 Dec 2017 12:45:18 EST 12/16/17 People fall forward to success. Mary Kay Ash http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6440796 Quote of the Day <BR> It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go. <BR> Jim Rohn <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> What a man takes in by contemplation, that he pours out in love. <BR> Meister Eckhart <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> Most artists like to think of themselves as rugged individualists, as independent characters. <BR> Jack Levine <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Colors are the smiles of nature. <BR> Leigh Hunt <BR>... Sat, 16 Dec 2017 12:45:16 EST 12/15/17 Nothing can have value without being an object of utility. Karl Marx http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6440446 Quote of the Day <BR> The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone. <BR> Oswald Chambers <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> A good husband makes a good wife. <BR> John Florio <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> I work in whatever medium likes me at the moment. <BR> Marc Chagall <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed. <BR> Francis Bacon <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> A year from now, you're gonna weigh more or less ... Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:34:33 EST 12/14/17 There are no secrets that time does not reveal. Jean Racine http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6440140 Quote of the Day <BR> There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth. <BR> Maya Angelou <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law. <BR> Boethius <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The goal of art was the vital expression of self. <BR> Alfred Stieglitz <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Nature can do more than physicians. <BR> Oliver Cromwell <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> I see noth... Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:24:15 EST 12/13/17 Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity. Ho http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6439829 Quote of the Day <BR> Home is the nicest word there is. <BR> Laura Ingalls Wilder <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. <BR> William Shakespeare <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds. <BR> Henry Moore <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> We live in the world when we love it. <BR> Rabindranath Tagore <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> Alway... Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:40:13 EST 12/12/17 Order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject. Thomas Mann http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6439562 Quote of the Day <BR> Syllables govern the world. <BR> George Bernard Shaw <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith. <BR> Thomas Carlyle <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> I think about my work every minute of the day. <BR> Jeff Koons <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees. <BR> Joseph Joubert <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> First you take a d... Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:27:18 EST 12/10/17 Not knowing anything is the sweetest life. Sophocles http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6439279 Quote of the Day <BR> Wisdom outweighs any wealth. <BR> Sophocles <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> Wisdom outweighs any wealth. <BR> Sophocles <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity. <BR> Walt Whitman <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it. <BR> Ralph Waldo Emerson <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> The best measure of a man's honest... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 07:19:24 EST 12/9/17 We are most alive when we're in love. John Updike http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6439154 Quote of the Day <BR> Some things are so unexpected that no one is prepared for them. <BR> Leo Rosten <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love. <BR> Euripides <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> My paintings are not about what is seen. They are about what is known forever in the mind. <BR> Agnes Martin <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their atti... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 18:54:30 EST 12/9/17 There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know. Harry S Truman http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6438802 Quote of the Day <BR> God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them. <BR> Franz Kafka <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not. <BR> Francois de La Rochefoucauld <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> One can't paint New York as it is, but rather as it is felt. <BR> Georgia O'Keeffe <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Vegetation is the basic instrument the creator uses to set all of nature in m... Sat, 9 Dec 2017 12:02:51 EST 12/8/17 I've never dropped anyone I believed in. Marilyn Monroe http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6438476 Quote of the Day <BR> I want to live my life, not record it. <BR> Jackie Kennedy <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. <BR> Buddha <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome. <BR> Andre Gide <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Nature is a petrified magic city. <BR> Novalis <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> I always wanted to be some... Fri, 8 Dec 2017 07:31:58 EST 12/7/17 Love has no age, no limit; and no death. John Galsworthy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6438182 Quote of the Day <BR> The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others. <BR> Robert Baden-Powell <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love. <BR> Washington Irving <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. <BR> Mark Twain <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible. <BR> Stanislaw Jerzy Lec <... Thu, 7 Dec 2017 07:52:50 EST 12/6/17 Leadership is influence. John C. Maxwell http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6437880 Quote of the Day <BR> Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts. <BR> Blaise Pascal <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> If I get married, I want to be very married. <BR> Audrey Hepburn <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <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> Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments. <BR> Nathaniel Hawthorne <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> Let's have some new cliches. <BR> Samuel Goldwyn <BR... Wed, 6 Dec 2017 07:44:37 EST 12/5/17 Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock. Sigmund http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6437587 Quote of the Day <BR> The first wealth is health. <BR> Ralph Waldo Emerson <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> The first wealth is health. <BR> Ralph Waldo Emerson <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> If technique is of no interest to a writer, I doubt that the writer is an artist. <BR> Marianne Moore <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature. <BR> Freya Stark <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he... Tue, 5 Dec 2017 07:38:24 EST