“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”
Jawaharial Nehru (1889-1964) First prime minister of independent India
“Good design is a manifestation of the capacity of the human spirit to transcend its limitations.”
George Nelson (1908-1986) American industrial designer
“We travel to seek other states, other lives, other souls.”
Anais Nin (1903-1977) French-born American author
“Yet all experience is an arch where through
Gleams that untraveled world whose margin fades
Forever and forever when I move.
How dull it is to pause, to make an end,
To rust unburnished, not to shine in use!
As though to breathe were life!”
Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892) British poet
“Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”
Miriam Beard (1876-1958) American historian and archivist
Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams.
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) French Post-Impressionist artist
“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious.”
Steve Jobs (1955-2011) American entrepreneur and inventor; co-founder and CEO of Apple, Inc.
“The camera is much more than a recording apparatus; it is a medium via which messages reach us from another world.”
Orson Welles (1915-1985) American actor, director, writer and producer
“All you really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.
Lucy Van Pelt in Peanuts / Charles Schulz (1922-2000) American cartoonist
“It is clear that the books owned the shop rather than the other way about. Everywhere they had run wild and taken possession of their habitat, breeding and multiplying, and clearly lacking any strong hand to keep them down.”
Agatha Christie (1890-1976) British crime writer; quote from her 1963 book, The Clocks.