Anne Morrow Lindbergh
My passport photo is one of the most remarkable photographs I have ever seen --- no retouching, no shadows, no flattery --- just stark me.
The most exhausting thing you can do is to be inauthentic.
Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day - like writing a poem, or saying a prayer.
Perhaps I am a bear, or some hibernating animal underneath, for the instinct to be half asleep all winter is so strong in me.
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after.
If you surrender completely to the moments as they pass, you live more richly those moments.
A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.