Tag Archives: Leo Tolstoy

A Stroll in the Garden

“And I learned what is obvious to a child. That life is simply a collection of little lives, each lived one day at a time. That each day should be spent finding beauty in flowers and poetry and talking to animals. That a day spent with dreaming and sunsets and refreshing breezes cannot be bettered. But most of all, I learned that life is about sitting on benches next to ancient creeks with my hand on her knee and sometimes, on good days, for falling in love.”
― Nicholas Sparks

Peony

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“There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.”
― Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

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“As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.”
― Henry David Thoreau

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“Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.”
― Lin Yutang, The Importance of Living

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“A simple life is not seeing how little we can get by with—that’s poverty—but how efficiently we can put first things first. . . . When you’re clear about your purpose and your priorities, you can painlessly discard whatever does not support these, whether it’s clutter in your cabinets or commitments on your calendar.”
― Victoria Moran, Lit From Within: Tending Your Soul For Lifelong Beauty

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“I am not a genius, I am just curious. I ask many questions. and when the answer is simple, then God is answering.”
― Albert Einstein

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“What a small thing it seems, to walk with the one you love. To look forward to a day with them. I marvel at the simplicity of this moment. And I thank the skies for the miracle of it.”
― Sabaa Tahir, A ​Sky Beyond the Storm

Peony

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A Stroll in the Garden

The most important thing is to enjoy your life — to be happy. It’s all that matters. -Audrey Hepburn​

Lily

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Saint John's Wort

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come without leaving happier. -Mother Teresa​

Delphinium

Happiness is the best makeup. -Drew Barrymore​

Daisy

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be. -Abraham Lincoln​

Phlox

The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are. -Goldie Hawn​​

Delphinium

Independence is happiness. -Susan B. Anthony​​

Delphinium

If you want to be happy, be. -Leo Tolstoy

Astilbe

We don’t laugh because we’re happy – we’re happy because we laugh. -William James

Calendula

Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like. -Unknown

Calendula

Happiness? That’s nothing more than health and a poor memory.  -Albert Schweitzer

Clematis

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