Cypress Mountain

On a clear day you can see for miles

Picture from Cypress Mountain, overlooking Vancouver (21 Jan 2009)



Cypress Mountain Vancouver

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Wisdom requires the long view. - John F. Kennedy

I view art as an inspirational tool. - Thomas Kincade

A father is a banker provided by nature. - French Proverb

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. - Frank Lloyd Wright

Nature provides exceptions to every rule. - Margaret Fuller

A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule. - Michael Pollan

Nature creates nothing without a purpose. - Aristotle

Few maxims are true from every point of view. - Marquis de Lac de Clapiers Vauvenargue

Nature knows no indecencies; man invents them. - Mark Twain

Lawyers are fleas on the hide of human nature. - Stephen King

A unicorn is just a horse with a point of view. - Ron Sexsmith

The family is one of nature's masterpieces. - George Santayana

Like water, we are truest to our nature in repose. - Cyril Connolly

The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature. - Antoine Francois Prevost

Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down. - Unknown

A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world. - John Le Carre

I was born a slave, but nature gave me a soul of a free man. - Toussaint Louverture

Being on the edge isn't as safe, but the view is better. - Ricky Gervais

Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery. - John Ruskin

Nature never makes any blunders. When she makes a fool she means it. - Archibald Alexander

Who would dare assign to art the sterile function of imitating nature? - Charles Baudelaire

An optimist is someone who gets treed by a lion but enjoys the scenery. - Walter Winchell

Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration. - Pat Conroy

My wish is to stay always like this, living quietly in a corner of nature. - Claude Monet

The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure. - D H Lawrence

He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

There are other ways of recognizing the existence of God, through nature for instance. - Billy Graham

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul and paints his own nature into his pictures. - Henry Ward Beecher

It is not human nature that we should accuse but the despicable conventions that pervert it. - Denis Diderot

Who has not sat before his own heart's curtain? It lifts: and the scenery is falling apart. - Rainer M. Rilke

Like a great poet, nature knows how to produce the greatest effects with the most limited means. - Heinrich Heine

A definite purpose, like blinders on a horse, inevitably narrows its possessor's point of view. - Robert Frost

The really happy person is the one who can enjoy the scenery, even when they have to take a detour. - James H. Jeans

The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. - Soren Kierkegaard

The key to a better life isn't always a change of scenery. Sometimes it simply requires opening your eyes. - Richelle E. Goodrich

Physics is about questioning, studying, probing nature. You probe, and, if you're lucky, you get strange clues. - Lene Hau

There is a great difference between mind and body insomuch as body is by nature always divisible, and the mind is entirely indivisible. - Rene Descartes

And why should it not be terrifying? A little terror, in my view, is good for the soul, when it is terror in the face of a noble object. - Robertson Davies

I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery - air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, 'This is what it is to be happy.' - Sylvia Plath

Today was about chasing sun-rays, beach waves, and sunsets. All things beautiful that give you peace are worth chasing. Everything else isn't. - April M. Monterrosa


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