The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly. Richard Bach
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. Nathaniel Hawthorne
Butterfly at Trerice Gardens ,Cornwall .
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A glimpse of ramehead from the coastal path .
When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in. Kristin Armstrong
Polperro Cornwall ,boats wait for the tide .
Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before. Jacob Riis
Ruff Cornwall .
Living each day as if it were your last doesn't mean your last day of retirement on a remote island. It means to live fully, authentically and spontaneously with nothing being held back. Jack Canfield
Taking the sun on Plymouth Hoe .
Religion that is contained only within a church building is a weekend hobby, not a personal faith. James Lankford
Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which, like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals, you will have added your conception, your artful piece of stone. Adrienne Clarkson
Inside Truro Cathedral when the sun shone outside
. TFor me, the reason why people go to a mountaintop or go to the edge of the ocean is to look at something larger than themselves. That feeling of awe, of going to a cathedral, it's all about feeling lost in something bigger than oneself. To me, that's the definition of spectacle. Diane Paulus.Truro Cathedral