Monday, May 7, 2012

My Symphony






To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion; to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never -- in a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common. This is to be my symphony.      

   ~ William Henry Channing

1 comment:

Red Rose Alley said...

What a nice quote, and the picture goes with it perfectly.
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

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