Tuesday, April 22, 2008

photo by © rel 03-31-07

"Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current. No sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept away. Another takes its place and this too shall be swept away."

- Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (not a Buddhist or Taoist)


Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a perfect quote to go with that lovely picture. I have such envy for people who think like Marcus Aurelious and see the big picture so clearly.

9:59 AM  
Blogger Churlita said...

Live and laugh while you can. Beautiful photo and quote.

4:53 PM  
Blogger Greyscale Territory said...

Even the mighty Roman Empire was swept away in its own ego.


5:48 AM  
Blogger paisley said...

i think the realization of this,, is what has prevented me from making any further attachments to this life... i wonder sometimes if that is a good thing.....

10:35 PM  
Blogger Mélanie said...

Beautiful quote and photo to illustrate it.
Life is a torrent , so I just have to add

3:39 AM  

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