Jumping at several small opportunities may get us there more quickly than waiting for one big one to come along. ~Hugh Allen
The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination. ~Marian Zimmer Bradley
Beauty sleeps on the calm dreamy bosom of the ocean, or lives in the dance of its wild waves. ~T.C. Henley
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
Idleness is the enemy of the soul; and therefore the brethren ought to be employed in manual labor at certain times, at others, in devout reading.
~The Rules of St. Benedict
“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” ~Aristotle