“I pray to the birds because they remind me of what I love rather than what I fear. And at the end of my prayers, they teach me how to listen.”
~ Terry Tempest Williams, Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place
“The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also."
~ Harriet Ann Jacobs
"Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well."
~ Voltaire Micromegas