Arrive into your radiance.

~ Pablo Neruda

 

 

Become the light.

~ Rumi

 

 

I have some light. I want to mingle it with yours.

~ Mirabai

 

 

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.

~Mary Oliver

 

 

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