Tuesday, October 28, 2014

live content with small means...

Life as a Symphony

"To live content with small means;
to seek elegance rather than luxury,
and refinement rather than fashion;
to be worthy, not respectable,
and wealthy, not, rich;
to listen to stars and birds,
babes and sages, with open heart;
to study hard;
to think quietly, act frankly, talk gently,
await occasions, hurry never;
in a word, to let the spiritual,
unbidden and unconscious,
grow up through the common
– this is my symphony."

~ William Ellery Channing


An ACEO Art Card Original

artwork available by etsy artist - Alteredhead 

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