There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly. ~Richard Buckminster Fuller~
Not a great quality shot due to noise but I love how the butterfly is still beautiful and going strong even after a broken wing. A tiny butterfly can be such a inspiration !
I have woven a parachute out of everything broken. ~William Stafford~
I saw a poet chase a butterfly in a meadow. He put his net on a bench where a boy sat reading a book. It's a misfortune that it is usually the other way round. ~Karl Kraus~
"A simple daily to keep my dailies going"
“I do not fear failure. I only fear the "slowing up" of the engine inside of me which is pounding, saying, "Keep going, someone must be on top, why not you?"~General George S. Patton ~
This is my first SOOC in dailies. I don't know why I never posted an SOOC ? Better late than never ;-)
“Better late than never, but never late is better”~Anonymous~
“Know someone who swallowed a bug?”~Josh Young~
"Pretty in Pink"
“Almost all words do have color and nothing is more pleasant than to utter a pink word and see someone's eyes light up and know it is a pink word for him or her too”~ Gladys Taber ~
I really just want to be warm yellow light that pours over everyone I love. ~Conor Oberst ~
If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
“The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple: you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster”~Quentin Crisp~
“The tricky part of the human journey is to transform ourselves continually as our life directions change.”~Donna L. Friess ~
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him. ~Abraham Lincoln~
"End of Journey"
“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end”
~ Ursula K. LeGuin ~
“The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.”~Thomas Merton ~
A lovely horse is always an experience.... It is an emotional experience of the kind that is spoiled by words. ~Beryl Markham~
“It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.”~Jim Rohn~
“Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.”~Jim Rohn~
“With the catching ends the pleasure of the chase”~Abraham Lincoln~
You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.~Mark Twain~
"Hot & Humid"
What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance. ~Jane Austen~
"An Encounter with God"
People see God every day, they just don't recognize him. ~Pearl Bailey~
"Light on the path"
Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light. ~Norman B. Rice~
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.~Helen Keller~
“I dreamed a thousand new paths. . . I woke and walked my old one.”~Chinese Proverb~
Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. ~Ernestine Ulmer~
“The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.”~ William James ~
Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around. ~Anna Quindlen~
“How could drops of water know themselves to be a river? Yet the river flows on”
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery~
The power of one man or one woman doing the right thing for the right reason, and at the right time, is the greatest influence in our society.~Jack Kemp~
Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in. ~Amy Lowell~
"Waiting for a celebrity"
Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering. ~Paulo Coelho ~
"On a Voyage"
“Voyage upon life's sea, To yourself be true, And, whatever your lot may be, Paddle your own canoe”
~Sarah Bolton ~
"Tourist or Traveler?"
The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.”~G. K. Chesterton~
Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments on yesterday's sun rays shot. Hope everyone is having a great weekend out there :-)
The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree. ~Thomas Campbell~
This is how I felt when a musician played music for a minute in a highly packed moving train in NYC and disappeared in crowd in next station even before I was going to tip him. Had no idea what he was singing. Like fast food it was fast music for a moment in NYC fast life !
Music is one of the best ways to enjoy the present. It's not much fun to look forward to hearing music or to remember what a song sounded like last week, but music right now absorbs you and places you in the moment. ~Terri Guillemets~
“On my first day in New York a guy asked me if I knew where Central Park was. When I told him I didn't he said, 'Do you mind if I mug you here?'.”~ Paul Merton~
"Just a Rose"
“How cunningly nature hides every wrinkle of her inconceivable antiquity under roses and violets and morning dew!”~Ralph Waldo Emerson~
"Smell the Rose"
As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.
“Avoid being impatient. Remember time brings roses.”~Anonymous~
"Special Birthday "
“Your birthday is a special time to celebrate the gift of 'you' to the world.”~Anonymous~
Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered. ~William Shakespeare ~
“No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.”~Joan Rivers~
"On the Top"
Some people are at the top of the ladder, some are in the middle, still more are at the bottom, and a whole lot more don't even know there is a ladder. ~Robert H. Schuller~
“Like tourists huffing and puffing to reach the peak we forget the view on the way up”
"Tons of wishes"
“A goal without a plan is just a wish.”~ Larry Elder ~
"A Quiet Birthday"
" Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made."
This picture was taken by my mom. I liked her idea !
Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. ~Marion C. Garretty~
"Rough & Soft"
“Courage and cheerfulness will not only carry you over the rough places in life, but will enable you to bring comfort and help to the weak-hearted and will console you in the sad hours”
~William Osler ~