South Korea

Serenity is the balance between good and bad, life and death, horrors and pleasures. Life is, as it were, defined by death. If there wasn’t death of things, then there
wouldn’t be any life to celebrate.
– Norman Davies

Weligama, Sri Lanka
St. Petersburg, Russia
Istanbul, Turkey
Nova Scotia, Canada
Former Yugoslavia

Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity.
– Thich Nhat Hanh

California, USA
California,  USA

Do your work, then step back.
The only path to serenity.
– Lao Tzu

Rieti, Italy
Varanasi, India
Angkor, Cambodia
Goa, India
Camino, Italy
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Rijeka, Croatia
Uttar Pradesh, India
Agra, India

What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter – a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.
– Henri Matisse

Kandahar, Afghanistan
Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, filling it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
– Joseph Addison  

Tokyo, Japan
Guanacaste, Costa Rica

The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.
– Andre Gide

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