I love this week's quotation, by Chao Hsiu Chen, "When a flower blooms, it shows us its beauty. If it does not bloom, it teaches us hope."
Friday, 14 May 2021
Friday, 7 May 2021
Henry David Thoreau, the 19th century Transcendentalist, wrote, "Just as there must be a few clouds in the sky, so the mind needs a few moods."
Friday, 30 April 2021
I have to admit that I find this week's quotation, by French writer, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, confusing. It reads, "Do not just walk the smooth roads. Walk paths that no-one has walked before, so that you leave traces and not just dust."
Friday, 23 April 2021
French philosopher and mystic, Simone Weil, wrote, "Through joy the beauty of the world penetrates our soul."
Friday, 16 April 2021
Aristotle, the 4th century BCE Greek philosopher, once wrote, "Happiness seems to lie in leisure. It belongs to those who are self-sufficient."
Friday, 9 April 2021
The Chinese sage Confucius wrote, "Recognise the eternal and you are wise."
Friday, 2 April 2021
This week's quotation, from Russian author, Leo Tolstoy, "Rejoice in the sky, the sun, the stars, the grass and trees, the animals and the people," really spoke to me.