Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough – that we should try again. No, we should not. – Julia Cameron, “The Artist’s Way”
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Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still and dark.
— Rabindranath Tagore
“And what does January hold? Clean account books. Bare diaries. Three hundred and sixty-five new days, neatly parceled into weeks, months, seasons. A chunk of time, of life … those few first notes like an orchestra tuning up before the play begins.”
Phyllis Nicholson, Country Bouquet (1947)
People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars … and they pass by themselves without wondering. — Saint Augustine
“Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.” — Helen Keller
I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.
— Og Mandino
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows.
— Helen Keller