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Monday, October 5, 2009

Evening, Wisdom and Beauty

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. ~Abraham Maslow



We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are. ~Anaïs Nin



The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. ~Elisabeth Foley



Fear not that life shall come to an end, but rather fear that it shall never have a beginning. ~John Henry Cardinal Newman



You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted. ~Ruth E. Renkl



You may delay, but time will not. ~Benjamin Franklin



We cannot waste time. We can only waste ourselves. ~George M. Adams

20 comments:

Lily Hydrangea said...

you find the best photos to go with your quotes Sylvia. I love Mr. Newman's, kind of puts things in perspective.
I linked to your blog today. I hope you like it.
; )

Lin Floyd said...

great quotes and timely. like your photos.

Kay said...

I love the last photo and the first quote the best. wow!

Sunny said...

Perfect pictures, perfect quotes.
Always a lovely post.
Sunny :)

Lee Spangler said...

I appreciate your Montana narrative, capturing the beauty, the fishing the railroad and your familial connection. As usual your photos were stunning. I liked the orange sunset especially, never tire of sunsets.

Grace and Bradley said...

Thanks again for the beautiful and enlightening quote.

Anonymous said...

Always among my favorite posts of yours...

Wolynski said...

Beautiful as usual. But I disagree with kbguy - free your mind from worries? Tell that to a mother with a sick child. Expect miracles? No, don't expect them - at best, you'll get lucky occasionally. Expect to get out of life exactly what you put in.

Merisi said...

Such lovely images with food for thought,
thank you! :-)

chrome3d said...

If the only tool I have most of the times is a computer then what is my problem?...got to think about it.

kavita said...

The last photo is so beautiful...and quotes great as always.

Ishtar said...

A beautiful world, as always!

Captain Haddock said...

"You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted. ~Ruth E. Renkl" -- thaz a nice one! thanks for the PIC, too!

Arkansas Patti said...

"We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are." ~Anaïs Nin
Sometimes that is sadly true for those who do not see beauty. However, I guess when you always see beauty, you are a beautiful person.

Quilt Works said...

The last waterfall is breathtaking - it got all you might ever want, color, beautiful stream - just wonderful. Did you use a neutral filter to get long exposure?

Consider specifying more info about lens, exposure, filters. I would make it, I think, even more interesting. Opportunity not only to admire but to learn what works and what does not. I made the same suggestion to a couple of other folks whose photos I admire. If we all began doing it, it would allow us to learn to take better photographs.

Janie said...

Great photos. I'm struck by the saying about seeing things as we are. We tend to create our own reality if we don't take care to look outside ourselves.

Peggy said...

When i was watching the national parks special, I often thought of what your beautiful state is like.
For over a year I have adored your photos and quotes and today's are no different.
I loved tem all but..."The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart."
...reached out and slapped me.(that was harsh :))

MilesPerHour said...

I love that not every gets one thing out of ALL your quotes, but ALL of us get something out of at least one.

Susan at Stony River said...

Amazing quotes today Sylvia, maybe my favourite yet! The first one is for deep thinking; all of them for living by!

And the photos... wow.

Elizabeth Bradley said...

That Elisabeth Foley quote reminds me of my relationship with my sister, although we are far apart, we get closer and closer through the years.

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