Saturday, 31 January 2015


"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


"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


"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)