Chase Your Happiness.

Cherry Cherry by Inside My Art

The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. ~Benjamin Franklin

Passing Ourselves Unnoticed

Hanging Snails by Celebryane

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering. ~St. Augustine

To be Plain, Honest, and Upright.

A Tiny Paradise of Grasshopper
A Tiny paradise of Grasshopper by Colorrrs

Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men or animals. Some seem to smile; some have a sad expression; some are pensive and diffident; others again are plain, honest and upright, like the broad-faced sunflower and the hollyhock. ~Henry Ward Beecher, Star Papers: A Discourse of Flowers

Life is Beautiful.

Zebra Eyelashes
Zebra Eyelashes by Forpawz

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Finding Something Sacred.

Sacred by MichelCh
A Sacred Place by MichelCh

“We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” – e.e. cummings