Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.
There is still no cure for the common birthday.
Thirty was so strange for me. I’ve really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.
C. S. Lewis
This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday… I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn’t let me – Homeland Security.
To me – old age is always ten years older than I am.
Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.
Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.
Henry David Thoreau
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty.
I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.
I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots, stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light. But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself.
I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John D. Rockefeller
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.
It's always too early to quit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Know or listen to those who know.
Leap, and the net will appear.