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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Evening, Wisdom and Beauty



I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom. ~Simone de Beauvoir



We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home. ~Edward R. Murrow



It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you. ~Author unknown, sometimes attributed to M. Grundler



We loved with a love that was more than love. ~Edgar Allan Poe



Freedom is the oxygen of the soul. ~Moshe Dayan



I but know that I love thee, whatever thou art. ~Thomas Moore



And now, more beautiful words from my dear friend in Mumbai.

Some dark,
some white,
fiery brown,
cool cream,
and every color
of this
wondrous earth;

The
staunchly united
pebbles,
enjoy the wait,
as the
water,
of the same ocean,
washes over them;
cleaning minds
and
scrubbing thoughts.

If only,
the bigger
more powerful
rocks,
listened...

14 comments:

Dianne said...

I love the 'I love you whatever you are' - makes my soul smile

the tree photos are wonderful, such good old souls they are

MARGARET GOSDEN 2 said...

I love them all and especially the first one with the cloud and the quote about freedom!

Ugich Konitari said...

Some dark,
some white,
fiery brown,
cool cream,
and every color
of this
wondrous earth;

The
staunchly united
pebbles,
enjoy the wait,
as the
water,
of the same ocean,
washes over them;
cleaning minds
and
scrubbing thoughts.

If only,
the bigger
more powerful
rocks,
listened...

Lily Hydrangea said...

that is a beautiful poem from your friend Sylvia!
I love that first cloud shot, so full and perfect.

Della said...

Very nice!

Lee Spangler said...

Thanks for your kind thoughts as always. Art has a cleansing quality especially as it reflects nature.

Maithri said...

You are the light dear Sylvia... You are the light...

M

Lawstude said...

your photos compliments the quotes. perfect. i love it.

Reader Wil said...

What a beautiful post, Sylvia! The photos and the poem match well together! I am in France now for a week and wish you a very happy blogging week!

Bonnie Bonsai said...

I love the collection of your quotes Sylvia especially that one from Moshe Dayan and Edgar Allan Poe.

Great wisdom to set us into a wonderful night of beauty sleep.

Susan at Stony River said...

What a lovely and powerful verse to finish with; if only indeed.

Quiet Paths said...

This is a very beautiful post in every way.

♥ Braja said...

When you see a post up on my blog in a couple of days on Australia, you'll know I was thinking of that when I read these first few quotes....

shopannies said...

lovely pictures I always love to see outdoor beautiful pictures

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