The Scots #FridayPhilosophy

The Scots #FridayPhilosophy It must be a bit of a theme today, with this morning's digital art on thistles in the view. Every now and then, it's nice to go with solid quotes from my ancestral roots. Of course, if I follow the thread, I'll need to go with the Welsh and the Irish on … Continue reading The Scots #FridayPhilosophy

William Wallace #FridayPhilosophy

“Every man dies. Not every man lives.” - William Wallace

Sarah Winnemucca #FridayPhilosophy

“The saddest day has gleams of light, The darkest wave hath bright foam beneath it. There twinkles o’er the cloudiest night, Some solitary star to cheer it.” - Sarah Winnemucca

Human Sympathy #FridayPhilosophy

“I do know that for the sympathy of one living being, I would make peace with all. I have love in me the likes of which you can scarcely imagine and rage the likes of which you would not believe. If I cannot satisfy the one, I will indulge the other.” - Mary Shelley Just … Continue reading Human Sympathy #FridayPhilosophy

Bram Stoker #FridayPhilosophy

“Even if she be not harmed, her heart may fail her in so much and so many horrors; and hereafter she may suffer--both in waking, from her nerves, and in sleep, from her dreams.” - Bram Stoker

Summer’s End #FridayPhilosophy

“I was born on the night of Samhain, when the barrier between the worlds is whisper-thin and when magic, old magic, sings its heady and sweet song to anyone who cares to hear it.” - Carolyn MacCullough In a twist of fate, I myself was born on Samhain, so I had to share a quote … Continue reading Summer’s End #FridayPhilosophy

Her Wings Are Cut #FridayPhilosophy

“A woman is shut up in a kitchen or a boudoir, and one is surprised her horizon is limited; her wings are cut, and then she is blamed for not knowing how to fly.” - Simone de Beauvoir Thinking about all of the words that try to entrap us into confined, tidy little boxes. Blessings … Continue reading Her Wings Are Cut #FridayPhilosophy

Laurie Halse Anderson #FridayPhilosophy

“When people don’t express themselves, they die one piece at a time.” - Laurie Halse Anderson

Charles Bukowski #FridayPhilosophy

“What matters most is how well you walk through the fire.” - Charles Bukowski