"Where does discontent start? You are warm enough, but you shiver. You are fed, yet hunger gnaws you. You have been loved, but your yearning wanders in new fields. And to prod all these there's time, the Bastard Time." -- John Steinbeck
"Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.”
-- Saint Augustine
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."© 2008 by Michael A. Pancier
-- Dalai Lama
"Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved."
-- William Jennings Bryan
© 2009 Michael Pancier Photography"Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you."-- Nathaniel Hawthorne
-- Chased-by-Bears, Santee-Yanktonai Sioux
"That is the road we all have to take - over the Bridge of Sighs into eternity."
-- Soren Kierkegaard