Inquiries should be directed not to what others have thought, not to what we ourselves conjecture, but to what we can clearly and perspicuously behold and with certainty deduce; for knowledge is not won in any other way.  

~Renes Descartes

If we could see the miracle of a single flower our whole life would change

Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all living things. ~Thomas Merton 

Virtues: Love, Compassion, Charity

 

Photo: Neighbor's garden, Urbana IL. 

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. ~G.K. Chesteron

 

Virtue: Gratitude

 

Photo: Sunset in east Champaign County, IL (March 2015)

A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for. ~Willian G. T. Shedd

 

Virtue: Courage

 

Photo: San Fransisco Bay, California

 

We are a way for the cosmos to know itself. ~Carl Sagan

 

Virtues: Wonder, Spirituality

 

Image: PicMonkey.com stock photo

Be patient and kind to yourself. In time, you will transform. ~Think. Love. Live.

 

Virtues: Self-Compassion, Trust, Kindness, Patience

 

Photo: Monarch Chrysalis in Neighbor's Garden, Urbana IL (September 2014)

Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better.

~Albert Einstein

 

Virtues: Understanding, Knowledge, Curiosity

 

Photo: Near Bell Smith Springs, Southern IL, overlayed with magnolia tree from C-U, IL. 

The earth has music for those who listen. ~George Santayana

 

Virtues: Consideration, Focus, Wisdom

 

Photo: Eureka Springs, AR

The world hates change, yet it's the only thing that has brought progress. 

~Charles Kettering

 

Virtues: Openness, Flexibility, Discernment

 

Photo: Somewhere over the midwest. 

 

Virtue Quotes

 

 

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Champaign-Urbana, IL

realityispoetry@gmail.com

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