Category: Just ’cause it looks good

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DAY 91

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DAY 89

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DAY 83

Art exists only to communicate a spiritual message. Czech Artist Alphonse Mucha

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DAY 74

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. Buddha

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DAY 63

To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations — such is a pleasure beyond…

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DAY 45

Idleness is to the human mind like rust to iron. Ezra Cornell (January 11, 1807 – December 9, 1874) American businessman, politician, philanthropist and education administrator. He was the founder…

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DAY 38

Art is not in some far-off place. A work of Art is the expression of a man’s whole personality, sensibility and ability. Shinichi Suzuki, (17 October 1898 –…

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DAY 37

For it soars to a height to match the sky, and as if surging up from amongst the other buildings it stands on high and looks down upon…

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DAY 35

Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves…

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DAY 34

Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. Zen Proverb

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DAY 32

I love everything that’s old, – old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine. Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1728 – 4 April 1774), Irish[1] novelist, playwright and poet.

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DAY 24

Everytime we take a step on this Earth, we can appreciate the solid ground beneath us. Thich Nhat Hanh (October 11, 1926), Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author,…

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DAY 21

To achieve the nonchalance which is absolutely necessary for a man, one article at least must not match. Hardy Amies,  (17 July 1909 – 5 March 2003) –…

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DAY 19

In my own hands I hold a bowl of tea; I see all of nature represented in its green color. Closing my eyes, I find green mountains and…

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DAY 17

“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in–what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.” From  Les Misérables,…

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DAY 16

There’s no ego when you’re a ukulele player.   Jake Shimabukuro (born November 3, 1976) is a  Hawaiian ukulele virtuoso and composer .

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DAY 14

“There are so many doors to open. I am impatient to begin.” from “Flowers for Algernon”, by Daniel Keyes, (August 9, 1927 – June 15, 2014), American science…

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DAY 12

There are always flowers for those who want to see them. Henri Matisse (31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) French artist, draughtsman, printmaker, and sculptor.

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DAY 9

And you? when will you begin that long journey into yourself? Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, (1207 – 17 December 1273), was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi…

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DAY 8

I don’t want to show off as much as before. You realize you don’t have to play so many notes – Albert King taught me that, about leaving…

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DAY 7

To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you…

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Hot lavender, mints, savory, marjoram; The marigold, that goes to bed wi’ th’ sun, And with him rises weeping; these are flow’rs Of middle summer, and I think…