"Those who are willing to be vulnerable move among mysteries." 
— Theodore Roethke

 "Every beginning, after all, is nothing but a sequel, and the book of events is always open in the middle."
— Wislawa Szymborska

"Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground."
— Rumi

"Behind all this, some great happiness is hiding."
— Yehuda Amichai

"If you hear a voice within you say, 'You are not a painter,' then by all means paint...and that voice will be silenced."
— Vincent Van Gogh