There’s beauty all around our paths, if but our watchful eyes can trace it midst familiar things, and through their lowly guise.
Hemans, Felicia D. quotes
- "Consider the lowly word if. If can launch any… "Consider the lowly word if. If can launch any accusation into the public arena in the guise of fact. If can poison a life as surely as cyanide. Grease a sentence with if and you can skid from speculation to impeachment in the time it takes to say, Tricky Dick." - Mary Schmich
- Marcus Clarke – wilderness "Some see no beauty in our trees without shade, our flowers without perfume, our birds who cannot fly, and our beasts who have not yet learned to walk on all fours. But the dweller in the wilderness acknowledges the subtle charm of this fantastic land of monstrosities. He becomes familiar with the beauty of loneliness." ~Marcus Clarke, 1846-1881, writer, poet
- "During the earliest stages the child perceives… "During the earliest stages the child perceives things like a solipsist who is unaware of himself as subject and is familiar only with his own actions." - Jean Piaget
- Guy Gavriel Kay – paths "There are no wrong turnings. Only paths we had not known we were meant to walk." ~Guy Gavriel Kay