Now is no time to think of what you do not have.
Think of what you can do with that there is.
― Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea
It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart
― Rainer Maria Rilke
And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you
because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.
Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.
– Roald Dahl
Is there any phrase more ominous than “you need to see exactly what you’ve done”?
Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.
― Jack Kerouac
“O light! This is the cry of all the characters of ancient drama brought face to face with their fate.
This last resort was ours, too, and I knew it now.
In the middle of winter I at last discovered that there was in me an invincible summer.”
― Albert Camus, L’été
24mm ISO64 1/160s f/10
Long is the way and hard, that out of Hell leads up to light
― John Milton, Paradise Lost