Poems Summer 2008                                             
 

We do not stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing.

 

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

 

Don’t ask what the world needs - ask what makes you come alive and then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Howard Martin

 

Today’s gratitude brings tomorrow’s happiness.

Michael McMillian

 

What is now proved was once impossible.

William Blake

 

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re probably right.

Henry Ford

 

Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain.

 

The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears or the sea.

Isak Dinesen

 

Some men see things as they are and ask, why?
I dream things that never were and ask, why not?

George Bernard Shaw

 

The essence of happiness is its absoluteness. It is automatically the state of being of those who live in the continuous present all over their bodies. No effort is required to define or even attain happiness, but enormous concentration is needed to abandon everything else.

Quentin Crisp: The Naked Civil Servant

 

 

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