Wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit. —Edward Abbey

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Wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit.

EDWARD ABBEY

American author

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Ruthie from GA APRIL 26, 2017
Wise


If you don't know the guy on the other side of the world, love him anyway because he's just like you. He has the same dreams, the same hopes and fears. It's one world, pal. We're all neighbors.
 —Frank Sinatra
Give your hands to serve and your hearts to love. —Mother Teresa
To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. —Thich Nhat Hanh
In matters of principle, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.  —Thomas Jefferson
When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. —Alexander Graham Bell
Do the things you used to talk about doing but never did. Know when to let go and when to hold on tight. Stop rushing. Don't be intimidated to say it like it is. Stop apologizing all the time. Learn to say no, so your yes has some oomph. Spend time with the friends who lift you up, and cut loose the ones who bring you down. Stop giving your power away. Be more concerned with being interested than being interesting. Be old enough to appreciate your freedom, and young enough to enjoy it. Finally, know who you are. —Kristin Armstrong
Mistakes are the portals of discovery. —James Joyce
Just as man cannot live without dreams, he cannot live without hope. If dreams reflect the past, hope summons the future. —Elie Wiesel
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.  —Cecil B. DeMille
Never mistake activity for achievement. —John R. Wooden
As soon as you honor the present moment, all unhappiness and struggle dissolve, and life begins to flow with joy and ease. When you act out the present-moment awareness, whatever you do becomes imbued with a sense of quality, care, and love - even the most simple action.  —Eckhart Tolle
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. —Benjamin Franklin
Friends are medicine for a wounded heart and vitamins for a hopeful soul. —Steve Maraboli
Everyone smiles in the same language. —Unknown
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up. —Anne Lamott
True forgiveness is when you can say, ‘Thank you for that experience.’ —Oprah Winfrey

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