Posts Tagged ‘Sun’

Quote of the day, Dec. 11

December 11, 2017

Nelson Mandela, from Long Walk to Freedom

“I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.”

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Quote of the day, April 19

April 19, 2017

Catullus, on living and loving

“Let us live and love, nor give a damn what sour old men say.
The sun that sets may rise again, but when our light has sunk into the earth it is gone forever.”

Quote of the day April 6

April 6, 2014

Peter Matthiessen, on the mountain

“The secret of the mountain is that the mountains simply exist, as I do myself: the mountains exist simply, which I do not. (more…)