Saturday, May 10, 2008
Spring Flowers After a Rain
Too bad that so many of the spring flowers only last a week or so around here.
Been forcing myself to work on beading, which hasn't been easy lately - life has been getting in the way again.
Today's quotation comes from William Faulkner: People need trouble - a little frustration to sharpen the spirit on, toughen it. Artists do; I don't mean you need to live in a rat hole or gutter, but you have to learn fortitude, endurance. Only vegetables are happy.
And one more from Goethe: What does not kill me makes me stronger.
And to round it out, another from Goethe: We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.