Sunday Dinner: Early Gold

“I did not know that mankind were suffering for want of gold.
I have seen a little of it.
I know that it is very malleable,
but not so malleable as wit.
A grain of gold will gild a great surface,
but not so much as a grain of wisdom.”
Henry David Thoreau
“Hidden in the glorious wildness like unmined gold.”
John Muir
“Everyone can get the gold of the Sun.
(Tout le monde cueille – L’or du soleil)”
Charles de Leusse
“Lords of blue and Lords of gold,
Lords of wind and waters wild,
Lords of time that’s growing old,
When will come the season mild?
When will come blue Madoc’s child?”
Madeleine L’Engle
“This grand show is eternal.
It is always sunrise somewhere;
the dew is never all dried at once;
a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising.
Eternal sunrise, eternal sunset,
eternal dawn and gloaming,
on sea and continents and islands,
each in its turn, as the round earth rolls.”
John Muir
Photos by Woodland Gnome 2018
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“It is spring again.
The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”
Rainer Maria Rilke

About woodlandgnome

Lifelong teacher and gardener.

2 responses to “Sunday Dinner: Early Gold

  1. Lovely spring blooms! I esp. like the Muir quote. The sun is always rising somewhere. 🙂

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