Monday, September 15, 2008

Springfield Sky

The lines of Springfield's sky...

"The way of fortune is like the milky way in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate." - Francis Bacon

"How prone poor Humanity is to dam up the minutest remnants of its freedom, and build an artificial roof to prevent it looking up to the clear blue sky." - E. T. A. Hoffmann

"The brain is wider than the sky." - Emily Dickinson

"In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true." - Buddha

"Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky." - Sonia Gandhi

"There is the sky, which is all men's together." - Euripides

"The sky is the daily bread of the eyes." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The troubles of our proud and angry dust are from eternity, and shall not fail. Bear them we can, and if we can we must. Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale." - A. E. Housman

"Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me." - Immanuel Kant

"There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul." - Victor Hugo

"We are a nation of communities... a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky." - George H. W. Bush

"For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Tommy said...


Anonymous said...

Who knew the city could look so spectacular?

Tony said...

Fantastic, Mark...

Jacqueline T Lynch said...

Wonderful post, the blending of the quotes with the photos is great.