January Quotables


(Mission Hill Winery, Westbank, B.C., June, 2016)

Everything hinges upon our realizing the essentially transitory possibilities.
–Viktor Frankl

Cherish your wildness.
–Maxine Kumin

We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand.
–Marie Beynon Ray

Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
–Henry David Thoreau

Technology will never love you. Screens will never love you.
–Richard Davies

Shallowness spreads.
–Daniel Liebert

Violence is suicide.
–Mahatma Gandhi

They intoxicate themselves with work so they won’t see how they really are.
–Aldous Huxley

The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be.
–Joseph Campbell

If you risk nothing, you risk everything.
–Geena Davis

I have never wanted to live merely by the limits of others and limited expectations they have had of/set for me.
–Richard Davies

Serious reading is above all an agency of self-making.
–Sven Birkerts

Words are. of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
–Rudyard Kipling

Art serves to rinse out our eyes.
–Karl Kraus

We all live in the hope that authentic meeting between human beings can still occur.
–R.D. Laing

Exuberance is beauty.
–William Blake

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.

Happiness can only exist in acceptance.
–George Orwell

(A selection of quotes from my latest limited ed. publication Favourite Quotes, 2017)

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