“One life on this earth is all that we get, whether it is enough or not enough, and the obvious conclusion would seem to be that…”

Art of Quotation

“One life on this earth is all that we get, whether it is enough or not enough, and the obvious conclusion would seem to be that at the very least we are fools if we do not live it as fully and bravely and beautifully as we can.”

Frederick Buechner, author, FaceBook post Feb 20, 2017


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Earth Day 2019: “The earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth…”

“The earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth. All things are connected like the blood that unites us all. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.”

Chief Seattle

Photo: NASA

“Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.”

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“Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.”

Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher


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“The greatest need of our time is to clean out the enormous mass of mental and emotional rubbish that clutters our minds”

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“The greatest need of our time is to clean out the enormous mass of mental and emotional rubbish that clutters our minds”

Thomas Merton, author, book quote from “Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander”, 2009


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“All the mistakes committed by artists are due to their having separated themselves from truth”

“All the mistakes committed by artists are due to their having separated themselves from truth”

Joaquin Sorolla, painter


Joaquin Sorolla – El Baño del Caballo

In Memory: “I dream when I am awake. There is nothing left over by night.”

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“I dream when I am awake. There is nothing left over by night.”

Claude Lalanne, 1924-2019, French, designer, sculptor


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“Man is what he reads.”

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“Man is what he reads.”

Joseph Brodsky, Russian, American, poet


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