You usually can’t tell what’s inspiring until you look back on it.
~ Carly Simon (Born: June 25, 1945)
Old Car shows,
The reflection on the car door not only includes the other nearby cars, but also my husband on his scooter as he attended the Hometown Festival 2019.
The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers,
but for the wide world’s joy.
~ Henry Ward Beecher (June 24, 1813 – March 8, 1887)
Searching for daily quotes I often use Brainy Quote and look for one of the earliest people born on the date. Henry Ward Beecher had so many wonderful quotes on the site that it was difficult for me to choose just one.
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
the courage to change the things I can,
and the wisdom to know the difference.
~ Reinhold Niebuhr (June 21, 1892 – June 1, 1971)
There’s time enough,
but none to spare.
~ Charles W. Chesnutt (June 20, 1858 – November 15, 1932)
A good garden may have some weeds.
~ Thomas Fuller (June 19, 1608- August 16, 1661)
I am a believer in cooperation.
~ Franco Modigliani (June 18, 1918 – September 25, 2003)
I look upon the whole world as my parish.
~ John Wesley
There are no strangers here;
Only friends you haven’t yet met.
~ William Butler Yeats (June 13, 1865- January 28, 1939)
Do noble things, not dream them all day long.
~ Charles Kingsley (June 12, 1819 January 23, 1875)
The statue of the “Man with 2 hats” celebrates the close connection of Canada and Holland. It embodies the “Just do it” attitude of Canadians who were instrumental in the liberation of the Netherlands.
A kind word,
a timely gesture,
a small gift,
may not mean the world to you,
but may be the world to someone else.
Drink to me only with thine eyes,
And I will pledge with mine;
Or leave a kiss but in the cup
And I’ll not look for wine.
~ Ben Jonson (June 11, 1572 – August 6, 1637)