“Originality consists of returning to the origin. Thus, originality means returning, through one’s resources, to the simplicity of the early solutions.” (Antoni Gaudi)
“Life is available only in the present moment. If you abandon the present moment, you cannot live the moments of your daily life deeply.” (Thich Nhat Hanh)
“Life is a struggle between good, evil, and chocolate.”
A single sunbeam is enough
to drive away many shadows.
The men of experiment are like the ant;
they only collect and use.
But the bee…gathers its materials
from the flowers of the garden and of the field,
but transforms and digests it by a power of its own.
– Leonardo da Vinci
“A ship in a port is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.” (Grace Murray Hopper)
“…Arriving at each new city, the traveller finds again a past of his that he did not know he had: the foreignness of what you no longer are or no longer possess lies in wait for you in foreign, unpossessed places.”
― Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities