Miscellaneous Thoughts

Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.

– Jeremy Taylor

Flowers are the alphabet of angels, whereby they write on the hills and fields mysterious truths.

– Benjamin Franklin

Living well and beautifully and justly are all one thing.

– Socrates

We load up on oat bran in the morning so we’ll live forever. Then we spend the rest of the day living like there’s no tomorrow.

– Lee Iacocca

You’ll meet more angels on a winding path than on a straight one.

– Daisey Verlaef

Enchantment is destroyed by vagueness and mystery exists only in precise things.

– Jean Cocteau

Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together.

– Vesta M. Kelly

A single day is enough to make us a little larger.

– Paul Klee


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  1. Could You spare some Guardian Angels To give me peace of mind As my children wander from me And stretch the ties that bind?

    – Betty Banner

    There were seven Spanish angels at the altar of the sun. They were praying for the lovers in the valley of the gun. And when the battle stopped and the smoke cleared, There was thunder from the throne, And seven Spanish angels took another angel home.

    – Edward F. Setser and Troy H. Seals,
    Seven Spanish Angels

    The first wealth is health.

    – Ralph Waldo Emerson

    It was never what I wanted to buy that held my heart’s hope. It was what I wanted to be.

    – Lois McMaster Bujold

    Music can be all things to all persons. It is like a great dynamic sun in the center of a solar system which sends out its rays and inspiration in every direction….Music makes us feel that the heavens open and a divine voice calls. Something in our souls responds and understands.

    – Leopold Stokowski

    Loosened & oiled Are the joys of a person. People, bound by enticement, looking for ease: to birth & aging they go.

    – Dhammapada, 341, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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