mary oliver quotes - a bunch that are fantastic - including: “I held my breath as we do sometimes to stop time when something wonderful has touched us…” ~ Mary Oliver
You must not ever stop being whimsical. And you must not, ever give anyone else the responsibility for your life. — Mary Oliver
It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world ~Mary Oliver
Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. - Mary Oliver More quotes from thoughtjoy!
I believe in kindness. Also in mischief. Also in singing, especially when singing is not necessarily prescribed
A hard thing to do, but to endure it enables you to experience the greatest personal/spiritual growth. <3 R.I.P. those whom we have loved and have inevitably lost.
one of my faves
Mary Oliver | New and Selected Poems | Wild Geese | "...let the soft animal of your body love what it loves..."
"We need beauty because it makes us ache to be worthy of it." - Mary Oliver (via Parker J. Palmer)
The Journey. A poem by Mary Oliver, Illustration by Allison Hillier