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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Evening, Wisdom and Beauty

The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions, and
not on our circumstances. We carry the seeds of the one or the other about
with us in our minds wherever we go.   Martha Washington
We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey
that no one can take for us or spare us.
        Marcel Proust
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be
reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
        Mahatma Gandhi

14 comments:

Jessica said...

Beautiful photos and quotes :)

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Lee Spangler said...

I really enjoyed the Ghandi quote tonight. It is best to be humble sometimes. Also the rules from gentlemen is a stitch.

Lew said...

Beautiful skies! And I like Martha's quote.

I have 2 more photoshop posts palnned for February.

Cher said...

you make me green with envy with all your stunning sunset shots. haven't sunset watch for a while.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Beautiful tree silhouettes in the first two Sylvia and the third one is awesome with the snow peaked mountain in the background. Gosh can't believe it's almost the weekend again!!

magiceye said...

these are all beautiful

Elvirah said...

Nature is indeed beautiful. Awesome shots along with those wonderful quotes so true.


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Friko said...

Breathtakingly beautiful, all of it.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Great nuggets about wisdom. It is an elusive thing. Generally if I think I'm wise, I'm not.

Arti said...

That second is really something. But all your posts are just wonderful and I always feel happy to visit your place.
Have a fabulous day Sylvia:)

TexWisGirl said...

the 2nd set is my favorite this time!

ladyfi said...

Such gorgeous shots! Love the majestic mountain rising into the orange sky in the last one.

Liza said...

Lovely orange skies. The last one is breathtaking.

Happy sky watching.

Skywatch

Pam said...

Hi Sylvia, I continue to be in awe of the magnificence of Mount Rainier off in the distant skies, sigh..

Have a lovely weekend my friend.
Hugs to warm U,
Pam i am ~:)

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