Beauty Quotes

What makes the desert beautiful, is that somewhere it hides a well.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009
Egypt's White Desert

I was astonished by a sudden understanding of that mysterious radiation of the sands. When I was a little boy I lived in an old house, and legend told us that a treasure was buried there. To be sure, no one had ever known how to find it; perhaps no one had ever even looked for it. But it cast an enchantment over that house. My home was hiding a secret in the depths of its heart…

[Read more]

Let the beauty we love be what we do.

Friday, June 26th, 2009
bumblebee on purple coneflower

There’s a morning where presence comes over you,
and you sing like a rooster in your earth-colored shape.

Your heart hears and, no longer frantic, begins
to dance. At that moment soul…

[Read more]

Since it is beautiful, it is truly useful.

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

The fifth planet was very strange. It was the smallest of all. There was just enough room on it for a street lamp and a lamplighter. The little prince was not able to reach any explanation of the use of a streetlight and a lamplighter, somewhere in the heavens, on a planet which had no people, and not one house. But he said to himself, nevertheless…

[Read more]