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/ 12/2/16 We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6275172 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The possible ranks higher than the actual. <BR> Martin Heidegger <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> This love is silent. <BR> T. S. Eliot <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame. <BR> Gilbert K. Chesterton <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Sunlight is painting. <BR> Nathaniel Hawthorne <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I don't think anyone ... Fri, 2 Dec 2016 06:55:33 EST 12/1/16 Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality. Nikos Kazantzakis http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6274709 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself. <BR> Gertrude Stein <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing. <BR> Blaise Pascal <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A drawing is simply a line going for a walk. <BR> Paul Klee <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The day, water, sun, moon, night - I do not have to purchase these things with money. Plautus <BR> <BR>... Thu, 1 Dec 2016 07:49:36 EST 11/30/16 The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. Bertrand Russel http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6274181 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other. Abraham Lincoln <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable. <BR> Victor Hugo <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul. <BR> W. Somerset Maugham <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I saw o... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 07:16:45 EST 11/29/16 With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6273692 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people. <BR> Alexis Carrel <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead. <BR> Bertrand Russell <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Painting completed my life. <BR> Frida Kahlo <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Oh, don't let's ask for the moon. We've already got th... Tue, 29 Nov 2016 07:18:00 EST 11/28/16 The purpose of our lives is to be happy. Dalai Lama http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6273143 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. <BR> Buddha <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> More than kisses, letters mingle souls. <BR> John Donne <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I decided on the spot that I would be an artist, and I assure you, it was no ordinary artist I had in mind. <BR> Henry Ossawa Tanner <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's nut... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:55:03 EST 11/27/16 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=6272775 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Study the past, if you would divine the future. <BR> Confucius <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is a hole in the heart. <BR> Ben Hecht <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The portrait of my parents is a complicated one, but lovingly drawn. <BR> Joyce Maynard <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> America forms the longest and straightest bone in the earth's skeleton. <BR> Ellsworth Huntington <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 11:15:25 EST 11/26/16 You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Rabindranath Tagore http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6272549 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe. <BR> Gustave Flaubert <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <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> <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> <BR> Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom exting... Sat, 26 Nov 2016 21:49:08 EST 11/25/16 Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming! Joseph B. Wirthli http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6271864 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Don't think, just do. <BR> Horace <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live. <BR> Tom Wolfe <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing. <BR> Salvador Dali I <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift. <BR> Albert Einstein <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Let's have ... Fri, 25 Nov 2016 07:32:12 EST 11/24/16 I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. Henry David Thoreau http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6271445 Happy Thanksgiving <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American. <BR> O. Henry <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> The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude. <BR> Friedrich Nietzsche <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> Land is the secure ground of home,... Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:53:51 EST 11/23/16 You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them. Desmond Tu http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6271020 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. <BR> William Arthur Ward <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Any time not spent on love is wasted. <BR> Torquato Tasso <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Artists are, above all, men who want to become inhuman. <BR> Guillaume Apollinaire <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> All nature wears one universal grin. <BR> Henry Fielding <BR> <BR> Funny ... Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:45:28 EST 11/22/16 Unity is strength... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achi http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6270600 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. <BR> Helen Keller <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> One forgives to the degree that one loves. <BR> Francois de La Rochefoucauld <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I continue to get further away from the usual painter's tools such as easel, palette, brushes, etc. <BR> Jackson Pollock <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The tree that is beside the running... Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:20:13 EST 11/21/16 We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't kn http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6270131 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Change is the end result of all true learning. <BR> Leo Buscaglia <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> With our love, we could save the world. <BR> George Harrison <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Art in Nature is rhythmic and has a horror of constraint. <BR> Robert Delaunay <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words; ergo, learning is nothing but wind. Jonathan Swift <BR> <BR> Funn... Mon, 21 Nov 2016 07:18:15 EST 11/20/16 The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. Joseph Campbell http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6269791 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> No man was ever wise by chance. <BR> Lucius Annaeus Seneca <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> No, there's nothing half so sweet in life as love's young dream. <BR> Thomas Moore <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I realize that every picture isn't a work of art. <BR> Conrad Hall <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> We won't have a society if we destroy the environment. <BR> Margaret Mead <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> <B... Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:54:44 EST 11/19/16 Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. John Dewey http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6269361 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime. <BR> Mignon McLaughlin <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Even a true artist does not always produce art. <BR> Carroll O'Connor <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nature is a petrified magic city. <BR> Novalis <BR>... Sat, 19 Nov 2016 10:57:59 EST 11/18/16 Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6268806 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Never reach out your hand unless you're willing to extend an arm. <BR> Pope Paul VI <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Familiar acts are beautiful through love. <BR> Percy Bysshe Shelley <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The best thing commercially, which is the worst artistically, by and large, is the most successful. <BR> Orson Welles <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it fo... Fri, 18 Nov 2016 07:00:09 EST 11/17/16 Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. William Jame http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6268265 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The undertaking of a new action brings new strength. <BR> Richard L. Evans <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The ear is the avenue to the heart. <BR> Voltaire <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self. <BR> Alfred North Whitehead <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. <BR> Hal B... Thu, 17 Nov 2016 06:51:04 EST 11/16/16 People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do. Isaac As http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6267698 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The more refined and subtle our minds, the more vulnerable they are. <BR> Paul Tournier <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Be brave, young lovers, and follow your star. <BR> Oscar Hammerstein II <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I realize that protest paintings are not exactly in vogue, but I've done many. <BR> Robert Indiana <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship. <BR> William Blake <BR>... Wed, 16 Nov 2016 07:17:40 EST 11/15/16 There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness. Fri http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6267170 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> If it doesn't matter who wins or loses, then why do they keep score? <BR> Vince Lombardi <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears. <BR> Stendhal <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture. <BR> Arthur Erickson A <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of... Tue, 15 Nov 2016 07:34:46 EST 11/14/16 Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. Mother http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6266595 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature. <BR> Ralph Waldo Emerson <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality. <BR> Emily Dickinson <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> It is after all the greatest art to limit and isolate oneself. <BR> Johann Wolfgang von Goethe <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the v... Mon, 14 Nov 2016 07:15:59 EST 11/13/16 Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. Omar Khayyam http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6266139 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. <BR> Victor Hugo L <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> To witness two lovers is a spectacle for the gods. <BR> Johann Wolfgang von Goethe <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Most art is fragile and some should be placed and never moved away. <BR> Donald Judd <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The view of Earth is spectacular. <BR> Sally Ride <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of th... Sun, 13 Nov 2016 10:51:29 EST 11/12/16 No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6265678 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Failure is success if we learn from it. <BR> Malcolm Forbes <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Well-ordered self-love is right and natural. <BR> Thomas Aquinas <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty? <BR> Paul Gauguin <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay. <BR> Robert B... Sat, 12 Nov 2016 11:25:37 EST 11/11/16 Believe you can and you're halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6265137 First things <BR> I thank you all Veterans past present and future for putting your life on the line so that I can be free you are the true heroes of this world <BR> <BR> Rest in peace Officer Reed Killed in the line of Duty 11/8/16 by a worthless drug dealer May you rest in peace may the good Lord be with your family as they try to go on with their lives You are another one of the heroes in this world <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> No one can read with profit that which he c... Fri, 11 Nov 2016 07:27:19 EST 11/10/16 Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Alber http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6264692 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A good beginning makes a good end. <BR> Louis L'Amour <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> He who loves with purity considers not the gift of the lover, but the love of the giver. Thomas a Kempis <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The sensitive artist knows that a bitter wind is blowing. <BR> Herbert Read <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Water is the driving force of all nature. <BR> Leonardo da Vinci <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of th... Thu, 10 Nov 2016 07:55:21 EST 11/9/16 True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen. Francois de La Roch http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6264216 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Man is what he reads. <BR> Joseph Brodsky <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love him and let him love you. Do you think anything else under heaven really matters? James A. Baldwin <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour. <BR> Giotto di Bondone <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lord... Wed, 9 Nov 2016 07:11:17 EST 11/8/16 Bad officials are the ones elected by good citizens who do not vote. George Jean Nathan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6263710 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> Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with it. <BR> Thomas Jefferson <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision. <BR> James Whistler <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Everything in excess is opposed to nature. <BR> Hippocrates <BR> <BR... Tue, 8 Nov 2016 07:56:14 EST 11/7/16 A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. John C. Maxwell http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6263149 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Courage is found in unlikely places. <BR> J. R. R. Tolkien <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real. <BR> Iris Murdoch <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes. <BR> Andy Warhol <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I know the lands are lit, with all the autumn blaze of Goldenrod. <BR> Helen Hunt Jackson <BR> <BR>... Mon, 7 Nov 2016 07:11:51 EST 11/6/16 Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot chang http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6262769 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends. <BR> Herbert Hoove <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Women are made to be loved, not understood. <BR> Oscar Wilde <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I think you can leave the arts, superior or inferior, to the conscience of mankind. <BR> William Butler Yeats <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature. <BR> Freya Stark <BR>... Sun, 6 Nov 2016 11:46:57 EST 11/5/16 Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. Aristotle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6262312 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nothing has more strength than dire necessity. <BR> Euripides <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Fortune and love favor the brave. <BR> Ovid <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Great artists suffer for the people. <BR> Marvin Gaye <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. <BR> Emma Goldman <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a ... Sat, 5 Nov 2016 12:42:23 EST 11/4/16 Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. Euripides http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6261766 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune. <BR> Charles Kuralt <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is love's reward. <BR> John Dryden Love, <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Art cannot result from sophisticated, frivolous, or superficial effects. <BR> Hans Hofmann <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day. <BR> Elizabeth Bowen <BR>... Fri, 4 Nov 2016 08:13:09 EST 11/3/16 I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best. Walt Whitman http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6261289 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better. <BR> Albert Camus <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty. Christopher Morley <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. <BR> Pablo Picasso <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it ... Thu, 3 Nov 2016 08:11:24 EST 11/2/16 Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend. Martin Luther King, Jr. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6260752 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A place for everything, everything in its place. <BR> Benjamin Franklin <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <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> <BR> In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves. <BR> Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nature does nothing in vain. <BR> Aristotle <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the ... Wed, 2 Nov 2016 07:42:31 EST 11/1/16 If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me. Alice Rooseve http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6260178 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Begin to be now what you will be hereafter. <BR> William James <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all. <BR> Soren Kierkegaard <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral. <BR> Frank Lloyd Wright <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. <BR>... Tue, 1 Nov 2016 07:51:58 EST 10/31/16 Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else. Margaret Mead http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6259651 Have a safe Halloween <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I can live for two months on a good compliment. <BR> Mark Twain <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <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> <BR> An art book is a museum without walls. <BR> Andre Malraux <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Flowers... are a proud assertion tha... Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:47:35 EST 10/30/16 On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it. Jules Renard http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6259230 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> You exist only in what you do. <BR> Federico Fellini <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love. <BR> Henry Ward Beecher <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do. <BR> Edgar Degas <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The bluebird carries the sky on his back. <BR> Henry David Thoreau <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <... Sun, 30 Oct 2016 11:14:34 EST 10/29/16 Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Ga http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6258811 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> They're only truly great who are truly good. <BR> George Chapman <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Who, being loved, is poor? <BR> Oscar Wilde <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them. <BR> Pablo Picasso Im <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <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> <BR> People s... Sat, 29 Oct 2016 11:13:49 EST 10/28/16 Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day. Jim Rohn http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6258290 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it. <BR> Lucy Larcom <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <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> <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> <BR> He is richest who is content with the l... Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:09:01 EST 10/27/16 Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6257825 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Wisdom outweighs any wealth. <BR> Sophocles <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <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> <BR> Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it. <BR> Duke Ellington <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nature... is nothing but the inner v... Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:32:45 EST 10/26/16 Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. Robert H. Schuller http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6257315 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> There are glimpses of heaven to us in every act, or thought, or word, that raises us above ourselves. <BR> Robert Quillen <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action. <BR> James Russell Lowell <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art. <BR> Leonardo da Vinci <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Come forth... Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:08:30 EST 10/25/16 If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6256780 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Fortune befriends the bold. <BR> Emily Dickinson <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> To say 'I love you' one must first be able to say the 'I.' <BR> Ayn Rand <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> One must be a living man and a posthumous artist. <BR> Jean Cocteau <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nature reserves the right to inflict upon her children the most terrifying jests. <BR> Thornton Wilder <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the D... Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:01:01 EST 10/24/16 As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6256235 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time. <BR> Theodore Roosevelt <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> My heart is like a singing bird. <BR> Christina Rossetti <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love the art in yourself and not yourself in the art. <BR> Constantin Stanislavski <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn. <BR> B. C. Forbes ... Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:54:55 EST 10/23/16 A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. William Arthur Ward http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6255832 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Change before you have to. <BR> Jack Welch <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Who so loves believes the impossible. <BR> Elizabeth Barrett Browning <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The first money I ever earned was for drawing stone tools. <BR> Mary Leakey <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of th... Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:58:59 EST 10/22/16 If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6255432 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable. <BR> Franz Kafka <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I long for the raised voice, the howl of rage or love. <BR> Leslie Fiedler <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> There is a role and function for beauty in our time. <BR> Tadao Ando <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nature is never finished. <BR> Robert Smithson <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> I'd luv to ki... Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:54:22 EST 10/21/16 If you can dream it, you can do it. Walt Disney http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6254838 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. <BR> William James <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. <BR> Jean Anouilh <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Just as the bird sings or the butterfly soars, because it is his natural characteristic, so the artist works. <BR> Alma Gluck <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> He could not die when trees were green, for he loved the time too well.... Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:50:34 EST 10/20/16 Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6254385 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A will finds a way. <BR> Orison Swett Marden <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Love can do much, but duty more. <BR> Johann Wolfgang von Goethe <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Artists teach critics what to think. Critics repeat what the artists teach them. <BR> Sol LeWitt <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean. <BR> H. P. Lovecraft <BR... Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:59:18 EST 10/19/16 Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! D http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6253876 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> When unhappy, one doubts everything; when happy, one doubts nothing. <BR> Joseph Roux <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> People happy in love have an air of intensity. <BR> Stendhal <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <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> <BR> Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments. <BR> Nathaniel Hawthorne <BR> <BR> Fun... Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:01:07 EST 10/18/16 Change your thoughts and you change your world. Norman Vincent Peale http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6253346 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Sometimes it's worse to win a fight than to lose. <BR> Billie Holiday <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> To love is to act. <BR> Victor Hugo <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nothing makes me so happy as to observe nature and to paint what I see. <BR> Henri Rousseau <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Nature can do more than physicians. <BR> Oliver Cromwell <BR> <BR> Funny Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> My interest is in the f... Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:03:37 EST 10/17/16 A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love. Max Muller http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6252804 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail. <BR> Ralph Waldo Emerson <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> When you say you are in love with humanity, you are well satisfied with yourself. <BR> Luigi Pirandello L <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> It is not in life, but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found. <BR> Wilson Mizner <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> No spring nor summer beauty ... Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:06:56 EST 10/16/16 There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. George Sand http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6252370 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts. <BR> Blaise Pascal <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul. <BR> Saint Teresa of Avila <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing. <BR> Eugene Delacroix <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose. <BR> Gertrude S... Sun, 16 Oct 2016 12:04:08 EST 10/15/16 There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. Thomas Aquinas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6251931 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't. <BR> Margaret Thatcher <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> True love cannot be found where it does not exist, nor can it be denied where it does. Torquato Tasso <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal. <BR> Igor Stravinsky <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> You can't just let nature run wild. <BR> Walt Disney <BR>... Sat, 15 Oct 2016 11:42:53 EST 10/14/16 The starting point of all achievement is desire. Napoleon Hill http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6251359 Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier. <BR> Tom Stoppard <BR> <BR> Love Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life. <BR> Aphra Behn <BR> <BR> Art Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity. Walt Whitman <BR> <BR> Nature Quote of the Day <BR> <BR> Behind every cloud i... Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:37:04 EST