the art of everyday life


Nothing is worth more than this day. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live. Bertrand Russell

We turn not older with years but newer every day. — Emily Dickinson

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: ‘I’m with you kid. Let’s go.’  – Maya Angelou

There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in. – Leonard Cohen

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. – T. S. Eliot

To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts. Every man is tasked to make his life, even in its details, worthy of the contemplation of his most elevated and critical hour. – Henry David Thoreau

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