You nourish your emotional life when you are kind, you destroy it when you are cruel.Proverbs 11 : 17 (Sandy’s use of emotional life instead of soul)
The walk in to see Girona for the second time was most impressive because of the trees. Here is a quote about how they make one feel:
I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than trees.Henry David Thoreao
Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and fully all that comes under thy observation in life.
You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realise this, and you will find strength.
Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can see the future, too.These are the wise words of Marcus Aurelius ( born 121AD died 180AD. He was the last of the 5 good emperors of the Pax Romana. During their time there was relative peace and stability. After the Romans we have had no world power.)
The river Onyar separates the Old City, with the largest and best preserved 13th century Jewish quarters, from the modern neighbourhoods. In 1492 any Jew not agreeing to convert to Catholicism was expelled from the country.
The splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not rob the little violet of its scent nor the daisy of its simple charm. If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness.Therese of Lisieux
Even stones decay but words endure.Samoan quote
Laughter is brightest where food is best.Irish Proverb