Wisdom From The Shobogenzo: “Boundless as the heavens, pervasive as water.” And there is the restrained demeanor of the pine tree in spring, and there is the radiant beauty of chrysanthemums in autumn: within themselves, just as they are, lies the Truth.

Japanese Buddhist Proverb ~ Banji wa yumé. All things are merely dreams.

Gardening is the art that uses flowers and plants as paint, and the soil and sky as canvas. - Elizabeth Murray

The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief. ~William Shakespeare, Othello

Jewish/Christian Wisdom ~ The end of a matter is better than its beginning; Patience of spirit is better than haughtiness of spirit.

Celtic Proverbs ~ How many mourn the want of possessions; yet the strong, the brave, and the rich, all go to the grave at last; like the poor, and the emaciated, and the infant.

Scottish Proverb ~ Claw me an I'll claw thee.