We poison our lives with fear of burglary and shipwreck, and, ask anyone, the house is never burgled, and the ship never goes down.
Jean Anouilh. Wreck down on Grotto Beach when the tides out.
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.
Saint Augustine. One of the many little falls at Golitha Falls,Cornwall
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Audrey Hepburn .Awalk along the coastal path at Padstow .
Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.
Ralph Ransom. Looking across to Ramehead over fields of corn
When the Second World War finished, I was 23, and already I had seen enough horror to last me a lifetime. I'd seen dreadful, dreadful things, without saying a word. So seeing horror depicted on film doesn't affect me much.
I am opposed to the laying down of rules or conditions to be observed in the construction of bridges lest the progress of improvement tomorrow might be embarrassed or shackled by recording or registering as law the prejudices or errors of today.
Isambard K. Brunel
Being on a boat that's moving through the water, it's so clear. Everything falls into place in terms of what's important and what's not.
James Taylor. Boats out of the water at Marazion Cornwall.
Little islands are all large prisons: one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow.
Richard Burton.luckily you can escape St Michaels Mount on the causeway twice aday
A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.
Gertrude Jekyll .Just love these blue flowers,they seem to thrive all over Cornwall ,especially by the sea .Here they make a show at Marazion .