Quotations III

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. Twyla Tharp

A single fantasy can transform a million realities.
Maya Angelou

Christopher Robin spent the morning indoors going to Africa and back.
AA Milne

You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
Albert Camus

When one door of happiness closes, another opens,
but often we look so long at the closed door
that we do not see the one that has opened before us.
Helen Keller

I dream about the roots of trees
and where they travel underneath us,
and how they sustain us from above.
I marvel at tree canopies and spectacular branches.

When you walk to the edge of all the light you have
and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown,
you must believe that one of two things will happen:

There will be something solid for you to stand upon,
or, you will be taught how to fly
poem by Patrick Overton from his book, Rebuilding the Front Porch of America, 1997

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