The only tyrant I will accept in this world is the “still small voice” within me. – Mahatma Gandhi
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Sandy came back from The Netherlands and she brought me this quote:
And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. – Roald Dahl
Still reading Brenda Ueland’s If You Want To Write – A Book About Art, Independence and Spirit:
Know that there is often hidden in us a dormant poet, always young and alive. – de Musset
Stolen from elsewhere:
There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’ No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster. – Dalai Lama XIV
Also in the quote box:
He who does not know how to write imagines it to be no labour, but although these fingers only hold the pen, the whole body grows weary. – Scribe of St. Gall
This used to hang over the drafting table where I did hours of calligraphy. I was reminded by it tonight when Neil Gaiman (aka @neilhimself) posted this link about illuminated manuscripts. Love this stuff. He’d asked how long it takes to create one and someone provided the link.
And that folks, is how the internet works on a person to person basis.