love is power

July 17, 2014

Portrait de la comédienne Marie-Anne de Châteauneuf by Nicolas de Largillierre, 1712 (detail)

Portrait de la comédienne Marie-Anne de Châteauneuf by Nicolas de Largillierre, 1712 (detail)

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
~Marcus Aurelius

the treasure house

July 16, 2014

Moonlit Sea - Koho Shoda

Moonlit Sea – Koho Shoda

The cause is hidden.
The effect is visible to all.
~Ovid

Photograph by of Maddie the Coonhound by Theron Humphrey

Photograph by of Maddie the Coonhound by Theron Humphrey

Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
~Epictetus

Ernst Haeckel illustration from Art Forms of Nature, 1904

Ernst Haeckel illustration from Art Forms of Nature, 1904

Claude Monet, The Boat Studio on the Seine, 1875

Claude Monet, The Boat Studio on the Seine, 1875

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

~ Aeschylus

Alger - Jardin d’Essai

Alger – Jardin d’Essai

Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.
~Charles Franklin Kettering.

Kenton Nelson, Saving Grace

Kenton Nelson, Saving Grace

Do you always watch for the longest day of the year and then miss it?
I always watch for the longest day in the year and then miss it.

~Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby

A quiet and somber evening in West Africa. (at Monrovia, Liberia)

A quiet and somber evening in West Africa. (at Monrovia, Liberia)

L I B E R I A (at Liberia West Africa)

L I B E R I A (at Liberia West Africa)

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you,
pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Photographs by Jeremy Snell

Amant d’Amour, Paradis, 2009 Erwan Frotin

Amant d’Amour, Paradis, 2009
Erwan Frotin

photographer unknown

We receive freely,
so we give freely in return.
—Bonz Malone

~*~

photographer unknown

the ethernet

March 30, 2013

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Words are a pretext.
It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words.
~Rumi

mon raison d’etre

March 5, 2013

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All language is a longing for home.
—Rumi

the alchemist

August 20, 2012

The earth turns to gold
in the hands of the wise.
—Rumi

gamble everything for love

August 19, 2012

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