Atama soru yori kokoro wo soré. Better to shave the heart than to shave the head

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If Satan ever loses his hair, there’ll be hell toupee.

Anonymous

Look for a long time at what pleases you, and for a longer time at what pains you. Colette.

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Buppô to wara-ya no amé, dété kiké.

One must go outside to hear Buddhist doctrine or the sound of rain on a straw roof.[4]

JAPANESE.

“Consider the lilies,” the Saviour once said, For close round His path their beauty was spread; Methinks had He dwelt in Australia’s fair land, “Consider the ferns” had been His command. MARIAN TRANTER.

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The tragic ringbarked forests,
Stark white beneath the moon,
The sapphire misted mountains,
The hot gold hush of noon,
Green tangle of the brushes,
Where lithe lianas coil,
And orchids deck the tree tops
And ferns the crimson soil.

Dorothea Mackellar

FOTO -BILAMBIL 2008

Riches: A dream in the night. Fame: A gull floating on water. Chinese Proverb.

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I don’t understand people who like to work and talk about it like it was some sort of goddamn duty. Doing nothing feels like floating on warm water to me. Delightful, perfect.
Ava Gardner

FOTO – BUBBLES ON AN ARMIDALE XMAS DAY

Before destruction is pride, And before stumbling – a haughty spirit. Proverbs 16:18.

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The path of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, shining ever brighter till the full light of day. But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know what makes them stumble. Proverbs 4: 18-19

FOTO – A VIEW OF THE CORAL SEA.

"Always being in a hurry does not prevent death, neither does going slowly prevent living." Ibo proverb.

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No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.

Helen Keller blind & deaf. (1880 – 1968)

 

FOTO –POINT DANGER QLD NSW BORDER 2008

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance.

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Dance is bigger than the physical body. …When you extend your arm, it doesn’t stop at the end of your fingers, because you’re dancing bigger than that; you’re dancing spirit.
Judith Jamison (b. 1943), U.S. dancer. Dancing Spirit (1993).

FOTO – STOKERS SIDING HALL 2009