"If you take care of the small things, the big things take care of themselves. You can gain more control over your life by paying closer attention to the little things." ~ Emily Dickinson
"There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living so there's no end" ~ Henry Moore
"But what, it may be asked, are the requisites for a life of retirement? A man may be weary of the toils and torments of business, and yet quite unfit for the tranquil retreat. Without literature, friendship and religion, retirement is in most cases found to be dead, flat level, a barren waste, and a blank. Neither the body nor the soul can enjoy health and life in a vacuum" ~ Richter
"Retirement is the beginning of Life, not the end. " ~ from the International Bestseller How to Retire Happy, Wild and Free by Ernie J Zelinski
“The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day,” said Henry Ward Beecher
I am determined to cultivate only thoughts that increase trust and love, to use my hands to perform only deeds that build community, to speak only words of harmony and aid.
— Thich Nhat Hanh
We are the hurdles we leap to be ourselves.
— Michael McClure
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.
— Martin Luther King, Jr.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. — C.G. Jung