Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Bye Bye 2014 and Hello 2015

All of us here at the Grazerie,
 would like to take this opportunity,
 to wish you the very best for 2015.

Our wishes include good health, loving friends, kindness and compassion.
As I am a quote fan, I have decided to send this year's greetings in the form of quotes.

I believe quotes speak to you, when and where you need them most.
So, here are a collection of photo's from the past year and some of the quotes I have diligently saved.
Games lubricate the body and the mind.
~Benjamin Franklin

Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.
 ~Lorraine Hansberry

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
~Albert Einstein

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.
~Ralph Marston

At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security.
~Jodi Rell

Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.
~Jane Austen

Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
~Laurence J. Peter

To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.
~George MacDonald

It requires bravery to do something no one else around you is doing.
~Amber Heard

I'm a shepherd, not a sheep, 
and I've always prided myself on being a leader and not a follower.
~Dustin Diamond

Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home.
~Mother Teresa

A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
~Leonardo da Vinci

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
~George Washington Carver

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
~Jean Jacques Rousseau 

A bond between souls is ancient - older than the planet.
~Dianna Hardy

Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family.
Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.
~Jane Howard

It is by chance that we met, by choice that we became friends.
~Henri Nouwen  

I think fearless is having fears but jumping anyway.
~Taylor Swift

When you walk in purpose, you collide with destiny.
~Ralph Buchanan
When the student is ready the teacher will appear

Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun.
~Randy Pausch

Coming together is a beginning. 
Keeping together is progress. 
Working together is success.
~Henry Ford

I believe that courage is the sum of strength and wisdom.

Much of the vitality in a friendship lies in the honoring of differences, 
not simply in the enjoyment of similarities.
~ James Fredericks

There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.
~Han Suyin

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
 If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
~Dalai Lama

Friends are like walls.
 Sometimes you lean on them, and sometimes it’s good just knowing they are there.
~Author Unknown

The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.
~Margaret Carty

Things are never quite as scary when you have a best friend.
~Bill Watterson

 Character is higher than intellect.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
~Leo Buscaglia

I may not be different,
but I'm definitely not the same.
~William J. Dybus

We do not remember days, we remember moments.
~Cesare Pavese

I think it's being thrown at the wolves,
we call it in our business.
~Dick Van Dyke

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
 ~George Washington Carver

The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.
 ~Thich Nhat Hanh

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
~Henry David Thoreau

I am more afraid of an army of one hundred sheep led by a lion,
 than an army of one hundred lions led by a sheep. 
~Charles Maurice, Prince de Talleyrand-PĂ©rigord 

Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.
~Mike Murdock

Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.
~Sicilian Proverb

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
~William Arthur Ward

Most people are more comfortable with old problems,
 than with new solutions.
 ~Author Unknown

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
~John C. Maxwell

He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
~Clarence Budington Kelland

Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on,
with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.
~Hal Borland

Happy New Year
from Louise, Eric, Jess and Roy
plus the guardian team, the herding team
 all those who needs guarding and herding!

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful collection of photos and quotes! Thanks for sharing them.


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