Saturday, February 04, 2012

"To live content with small means"



"To live content with small means, to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion, to be worthy and wealthy, not rich, to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly, to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages, with open heart, to hear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never - in a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious grow up through the common. This is to be my symphony."
 - William Ellery Channing (1780-1842)

1 comment:

WhatIfWeAllCared? said...

Your photography is so beautiful!!! Love the feel to the room with the wood stove... Very nice.

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