Men give me some credit for genius. All the genius I have lies in this: When I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. I explore it in all its bearings. My mind becomes pervaded with it. Then the effort which I make is what the people call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.~Alexander Hamilton~
Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.~Immanuel Kant ~
“God finds a low branch for the bird that cannot fly.”~Turkish Proverb~
A quick shot from my iPhone ....
Our hope is it is easier to formulate into food without it smelling or tasting fishy.~ David Stark~
The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her. ~Marcelene Cox~
“It's the circle of life, and it moves us all, through despair and hope, through faith and love, 'till we find our place, on the path unwinding”~ Elton John ~
“I love talking about nothing. It is the only thing I know anything about.”~Oscar Wilde quotes ~
Once in a while, I try to sneak in something less known anyway. ~Bobby Short ~
I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. ~e.e. cummings~
The sky is that beautiful old parchment in which the sun and the moon keep their diary. ~Alfred Kreymborg
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
~Alexander Graham Bell ~
“Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attractiveness of others”~Oscar Wilde~
One swallow does not make a summer.~Aristotle~
"Braving the winter"
The house finch takes a short shelter on the porch during a cold windy day ...
“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection”~ Thomas Paine ~
"Busy winter day"
Winter is the time of promise because there is so little to do - or because you can now and then permit yourself the luxury of thinking so. ~Stanley Crawford
Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius. ~Pietro Aretino~
Stay a child while you can be a child.~STEPHEN SONDHEIM, Into the Woods~
Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots.
~Frank Howard Clark ~
Did not like the clarity of this shot but loved the bird taking shelter on a rainy day under the bird feeder on for a while ,till the rain stopped .
Never be afraid to sit awhile and think. ~Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun~
Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain. ~Doug Coupland ~
I quick shot of my friend's daughter when she was having a hearty laugh while playing around. I am sure this would bring an instant smile on anyone's face :-)
I've always thought that a big laugh is a really loud noise from the soul saying, "Ain't that the truth." ~Quincy Jones
The sky is that beautiful old parchment in which the sun and the moon keep their diary. ~Alfred Kreymborg~
"Spirit of Diwali"
There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. ~Edith Wharton~
“To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.”~Abraham Lincoln~
Chicago has a strange metaphysical elegance of death about it.~Claes Oldenburg~
"Crowded to reach top"
(Shot this in the lift of Willis(Sears) Towers on the way to 103rd floor)
He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others. ~Douglas Horton~