do it. create. walk and see. cut and paste. scratch and sniff.
do whatever you have to do to feed your soul.
this is my commitment.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

share a favorite quote

"The best way to change the world is to change your mind..." Anne Lamott

"...making your unknown, known, is the most important thing." Georgia O'Keefe

"to succeed at anything, love it madly"

"Be. Do. Have."

"Life has no limit if you're not afraid to get in it." Mason Jennings (If You Ain't Got Love)

"Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth, and the soul requires inward restfulness to attain its full height." Mohandas K Gandhi

"By indirection, we find direction out." Robert Frost

"Once in awhile you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right." the Grateful Dead

"I think for an artist, when you are making art, you want to be surprised as much as the viewer expects it themselves." Deborah Oropallo

"What a long, strange, trip it's been." 
the Grateful Dead

AND MORE FROM THE Grateful Dead:
"Maybe you're tired and broken
Your tongue is twisted
with words half spoken 
and thoughts unclear
What do you want me to do
to do for you to see you through
A box of rain will ease the pain 
and love will see you through..."

"You can't fool the youth." Peter Tosh

"Love yourself enough to trust what you know." Melody Beattie

"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well." 
Virginia Woolf

"It seems as if two qualities are necessary if a great artist is to remain creative to the end of a long life; he must on the one hand retain an abnormally keen awareness of life, he must never grow complacent, never be content with life..."
Humphry Trevelyan

"It is only when we can believe that we are creating the soul that life has any meaning, but when we can believe it - and I do and always have -then there is nothing we do that is without meaning and nothing that we suffer that does not hold the seed of creation in it." 
-May Sarton (a recent heroine of mine)

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can't Lose! --- FNL

"A house that does not have one worn comfy chair in it is does not need to show off a house, only live in it, to make a true shelter and nurturing place for human needs."
- May Sarton

Give Love. It's the only thing that heals you...
-Brett Dennen

"I felt there had to be some other life beneath the one I had, like an underground river or something, and that I would die if I didn't dig down to it."
-Sue Monk Kidd

"How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives." -Annie Dillard

"Certain springs are tapped only when we are alone." -Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult." -Seneca

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