Thursday, November 12, 2009

There is simply the rose.

These roses under my window make no reference to former roses or to better ones; they are for what they are; they exist with God today. There is no time for them. There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. But man postpones or remembers; he does not live in the present, but with reverted eye laments the past, or heedless of the riches that surround him, stands on tiptoe to foresee the future. He cannot be happy and strong until he too lives nature in the present, above time.
Ralph Waldo Emerson


thinker said...

Wonderful image and match, really enjoyed it!

Luisa Santos said...

:) thanks, I'm happy you like it Thinker. it's a wonderful quote.