Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The pearls of Norway!

Hi friends! Actually, I am not talking about the real pearls that comes from the sea, but for me these are pearls because they are very precious. Looking at them makes my soul uplifted. Be one with our Creator. We have a lot of these pearls in Norway.
These pictures were taken by me during the date I had with my hubby. Nice memories to cherish, especially now that he in on board the ship again. Sigh...

I included qoutes in between to ponder. Hope you will like them too:)

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. - Mark Twain

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, "thank you," that would suffice. - Meister Eckhart

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder. - George Washington

If you are able to state a problem, it can be solved. - Edwin H. Land

Fire your words with care

Words are loaded pistols. - Jean-Paul Sartre

Think before you speak

No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut. - Sam Rayburn

Think before you speak

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak. ? Epictetus

 There is always a way

Either I will find a way, or I will make one. - Sir P. Sidney

- Is your glass half full?

Life is a glass given to us to fill; a busy life is filling it with as much as it can hold; a hurried life has had more poured into it than it can contain. - William Adams Brown

 Don't be like others

We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people. Arthur Schopenhauer


Patience is the companion of wisdom. - St. Augustine


Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences. - Norman Cousins

What's Really Important?

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. - Bertrand Russell

Know Your Neurosis

A neurosis is a secret that you don't know you are keeping. - Kenneth Tynan

A Good Reason to Use Soft Words

Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them. - Andy Rooney

 Definition of Youth

The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy. - Alfred North Whitehead

The importance of morality

I say that a man must be certain of his morality for the simple reason that he has to suffer for it. - GK Chesterton

There will more pears next time. Hope you wait for them too:)


  1. Joy, your photos are gorgeous...and the quotations are meaningful. Wonderful post!

  2. Truly , Norway is indeed a pearl , just like The Philippines - The Pearl of the Orient ... love the quotations Ms. Joy ... and nice new blog design too : )

  3. Thanks Edgar. My second daughter did it for me:)

  4. Beautiful pictures of words of wisdom. My favorite is that one from Mark Twain. As with the pictures, I cannot choose, everything is beautiful.

  5. Å ja det er noen fine perler med flott natur du har tatt bilder av, vakkert Joy.

    Klem fra Marit.

  6. So wise words, very beautiful pictures Joy :)

  7. magnanimous beauty.. I'll wait for he next pearls post.

  8. Beautiful pictures...I could park at one of those place for a long time and soak in the stillness and beauty. So glad you and hubby got to take this special trip. I too wait for some more pearls you will drop into your post.

  9. yay! this quite rural place is so beautiful dear :)

  10. awesome quotes Joy and beautiful pictures. As always. :)

  11. I love reading quotes and looking at nice pictures so love ko tong post mong gaya nito Mommy Joy :) Have a nice week! :)

  12. the pictures and the quotes are awesome!
    I even share it with my friends in twitter

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