Blog Passions

Dream by day...

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
-- Edgar Allan Poe


Simple pleasures...

Every single pleasure I can imagine or have experienced is more delightful, more of a pleasure, if you take it in small sips, if you take your time.
-- Amos Oz


The beauties...

Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.
-- Rachel Carson



Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.

-- Gérard de Nerval

In the moment...


“The camera makes you forget you’re there. It’s not like you are hiding but you forget, you are just looking so much.”

~ Annie Leibovitz


Our world...

People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.
-- Iris Murdoch



I suppose the pleasure of country life lies really in the eternally renewed evidences of the determination to live.
-- Vita Sackville-West


Not wasted...

It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
-- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


A wonderful life...

Live! Live the wonderful life that is in you! Let nothing be lost upon you. Be always searching for new sensations. Be afraid of nothing.
-- Oscar Wilde



Brushing the clouds away from my eyes, I see clarity in the raindrop and beauty in the first ray of morning sun. Life is strange and wondrous.
-- Virginia Alison



Oh, love isn’t there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.
-- Hermann Hesse


Simply be...

Amid a world of noisy, shallow actors it is noble to stand aside and say, “I will simply be”.
-- Henry David Thoreau