Arrive into your radiance.
~ Pablo Neruda
Become the light.
I have some light. I want to mingle it with yours.
Add your light to the sum of light.
~ Leo Tolstoy
Though you have not seen them, there are swans, even now
tapping from the egg and emerging into the sunlight.
They know who they are.
The first job of the poet is to become the person who could write the poems.
~ Stanley Kunitz
A seed hidden in the heart of an apple is an orchard invisible.
~ Welsh Proverb
I had two children…it is the greatest act of creativity and the one which is most likely to make you question other forms of creativity.
~ Eavan Boland
The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
~ Joseph Cambell
World, you are beautifully dressed.
~ William Brighty Rands
Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long.
~ Walker Evans
You can’t survive without enchantment.
~ Thomas Moore
Do not fear mistakes. There are none.
~ Miles Davis
You just go on your nerve.
~ Frank O’Hara
I know not all that may be coming, but be what it will, I’ll go to it laughing.
~ Herman Melville
Leap, and the net will appear.
~ John Burroughs
We must always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.
~ E.B. White
Look, with all your eyes, look.
~ Jules Verne
We shall find peace. We shall hear angels. We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
~ Anton Chekhov