Saturday, 31 January 2015

Richmond

"The monarch oak, the patriarch of trees.
Shoots rising up, and spreads by slow degrees.
Three centuries he grows, and three he stays
supreme in state; and in three more decays."

(John Dryden)







The angel cried with loud voice saying, hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees.

(Revelation 7:3)

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Flossy

"If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go far to find it. I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle."

(Vincent van Gogh)



"You are not meant for crawling, so don't.
 You have wings...learn to use them and fly."

(Jalal Uddin Rumi)



Friday, 16 January 2015

Paris

"Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties."

(John Milton)











"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear."

(George Orwell)

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Merry Christmas

Have a good Christmas and a Happy New Year and thank you all for checking out Fine Line.



Thursday, 18 December 2014

Flossy

"Children must be taught how to think, not what to think."

(Margaret Mead)



" The soul is healed by being with children."

(Fyodor Dostoyevky)

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Versailles

" It is worth a pilgrimage to see. Everything is on so gigantic a scale, nothing is small-nothing is cheap, the statues are large; the palace is grand; the park covers a fair-sized county; the avenues are interminable."

(Mark Twain)

















"As for the garden with its fountains, it is a marvellous thing...."

(Primi Visconti)

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Sunrise Newbury

"God created paper for the purpose of drawing architecture on it. Everything else is, at least to me, an abuse of paper".

(Alvar Aalto)



"But usually I begin things through a drawing, so a lot of things are worked out in the drawing. But even then, I still allow for and want to make changes."

(Roy Lichtenstein)


Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Flossy

"I don't remember who said this, but there really are places in the heart you don't even know exist until you love a child."

(Anne Lamont)



"While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about."

(Angela Schwindt)