“Originality consists of returning to the origin. Thus, originality means returning, through one’s resources, to the simplicity of the early solutions.” (Antoni Gaudi)
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Here and now …
“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.
(Francis of Asisi)
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