Man is always marveling at what he has blown apart, never at what the universe has put together, and this is his limitation.

Loren Eiseley

Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.

Gary Snyder

One does not meet oneself until one catches the reflection from an eye other than human.

Loren Eiseley

I cannot give you a formula for success,
but I can give you a formula for failure:
Try to please everybody all the time.

Herbert Bayard Swope

Our bodies have formed themselves in delicate reciprocity with the manifold textures, sounds, and shapes of an animate earth […]

We are human only in contact, and conviviality,
with what is not human.

David Abram

To get stronger, you have to lift heavier weights.

Tom Bilyeu

Der Maler soll nicht bloß malen, was er vor sich sieht, sondern auch was er in sich sieht. Sieht er aber nichts in sich, so unterlasse er auch zu malen, was er vor sich sieht.

Caspar David Friedrich

Deyr fé,
deyja frændur,
deyr sjálfur ið sama.
En orðstír
deyr aldregi
hveim er sér góðan getur.


The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better.

— Stephen King