The InterGen Gallery - Fall 2017
"The human species thinks in metaphors and learns through stories."
--Mary Catherine Bateson
"Curiosity fuels creativity. Hum if you don't know the words."
"We don't see things as they are. We see them as we are." Anais Nin
Mary Ann Paliani
REMEMBER - TODAY is the FIRST DAY in the rest of your life! It's a time for FRESH STARTS and NEW BEGINNINGS!
Necessity has the face of a dog.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez via Buddha Dog
"For of all sad words of tongue or pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been!"
----- John Greenleaf Whittier, Maud Muller poem
“Don’t Act, Be” -April Henry
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. --Marcel Proust
"Don't panic." - Douglas Adams, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
"To succeed in life, you need three things: a wish bone, a back bone and a funny bone."
- Reba McEntire
"You must be the change you seek in the world"
- Mahatma Gandhi'
Breathing in, I calm my body
Breathing out, I smile
Dwelling in the present moment,
I know this is a wonderful moment
Thich Nhat Hanh
"Always be you and you'll never not be true"
"A life well lived is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire."
(Original source unclear, but I like it)
Stop worrying about what other people think of you. They're not thinking of you at all. They're too busy thinking about themselves and what other people think of them.
It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"love others so radically they wonder why."
I’m glad to be a part of this adventure called life.
"Myself, my own commander!
Take responsibility for your actions."
"I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength" Proverbs 4:13
"Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement." - Albert Camus
"that is nonsense up with which i will not put." W. Churchill (allegedly)
“If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?”
― Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956
"I may not have gone where I intended to, but I have always ended up where I needed to be.”
I took the liberty to slightly paraphrase a quote from Douglas Adams.
"I'd like to know
what this whole show
is all about
before it's out"
This is from "Grooks" by Piet Hein
"When- if not now? Who- if not us?" -Anonymous from the Velvet Revolution
“Go out into the world and do well. But more importantly, go out into the world and do good” - Minor Myers Jr.
"Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn on the light"
"Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity." -St. John Paul II
Tolerance for the intolerant is intolerable.
“I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.”
― Oscar Wilde
"It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." -Albus Dumbledore
“‘Never lose a holy curiosity,’ Einstein said; and so I lift my microscope down from the shelf, spread a drop of duck pond on a glass slide, and try to look spring in the eye.”
I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.
"We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths." Walt Disney
"Five years from now, we'll look back and say... That was five years ago"