"Beauty is truth, truth beauty," - that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.

John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn, 1819
"There are no shortcuts to anywhere worth going." 
~ Anonymous 
[Art by Mary Englebreit]

"There are no shortcuts to anywhere worth going." ~ Anonymous [Art by Mary Englebreit]

There are only two questions in photography: Where to stand and when to press the shutter.

Frederich Sommer

It’s such a colossal effort not to be haunted by what’s lost, but to be enchanted by what was. I don’t know how the heart withstands it.

Jandy Nelson, the sky is everywhere

If only our eyes saw souls instead of bodies how very different our ideals of beauty would be.

unknown

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.

Thomas A. Edison

I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort and disappointment and perseverance.

Vincent van Gogh

I am not afraid of the storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.

Louisa May Alcott

Never cruel or cowardly. Never give up. Never give in.

The Doctor
friendsofaiweiwei:

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”   Andy Warhol…Legendary friend of free expression.

friendsofaiweiwei:

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”   Andy Warhol…Legendary friend of free expression.

We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face… we must do that which we think we cannot.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try.

Dr. Seuss

Whatever you can do or dream, you can begin it. Boldness has genius, magic, and power in it. Begin it now.

W. H. Murray