Calligraphy Art Plaques and Inspirational Gifts by Michael Noyes

HomeInspirational GiftsBy GenreLiterary Quotes


Literary Quotes

America
Alexis DeTocqueville

I sought for the greatness and genius of America in her commodious harbors and her ample rivers, and it was not there; in her fertile fields…

8x14 Framed $85.00

Be Kind
Philo of Alexandria

BE KIND for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle. Philo of Alexandria

8x14 Framed $85.00

Beer
Benjamin Franklin

BEER is living PROOF that GOD LOVES us and wants us to be HAPPY. Benjamin Franklin

8x8 Framed $69.00

Blossom
Anais Nin

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anais Nin

8x10 Framed $70.00

11x14 Framed $95.00

Buechner
Listen to your Life

LISTEN to your life. SEE it for the fathomless mystery that it is. In the boredom and pain of it no less than in the excitement and gladness:…

8x14 Framed $85.00

Color
John Ruskin

The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most. John Ruskin

8x14 Framed $85.00

Dance (blue)
Martha Graham

Dance is the hidden language of the soul. Martha Graham

8x14 Framed $85.00

Dance (pink)
Martha Graham

Dance is the hidden language of the soul. Martha Graham

8x14 Framed $85.00

Dawn
Henry David Thoreau

Only that day dawns to which we are awake. Thoreau

8x14 Framed $85.00

Elie Wiesel

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. Elie Wiesel

8x14 Framed $85.00

Enso
Zen Circle, Mizuta Masahide

Barn's burnt down - now I can see the moon. Mizuta Masahide

8x14 Framed $85.00

Follow your Bliss
Joseph Campbell

Follow your Bliss!, Joseph Campbell

8x10 Framed $70.00

11x14 Framed $95.00

Four Quartets
T. S. Eliot

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started, and to know the place for the first time. Four Quartets, T. S. Eliot

8x8 Framed $69.00

10x10 Framed $80.00

Hammarskjold
Thanks - Yes!

For all that has been ... Thanks. For all that will be ... Yes! Dag Hammarskjold

8x8 Framed $69.00

10x10 Framed $80.00

Islands (Plaid Version)
John Donne

No man is an island, entire of itself. Each is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. John Donne

8x14 Framed $85.00

Islands (Plain Version)
John Donne

No man is an island, entire of itself. Each is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. John Donne

8x14 Framed $85.00

Just a Minute
Benjamin E. Mays

I've only just a minute, Only sixty seconds in it. Forced upon me, can't refuse it, Didn't seek it, didn't choose it, But it's up to me to use it. I must suffer if I lose it, Give an account if I abuse it, Just a tiny little minute, But eternity is in it. Dr. Benjamin E. Mays

10x10 Framed $80.00

Little Book
Thomas a Kempis

I have sought for happiness everywhere, but I have found it nowhere, except in a little corner with a little book. Thomas a Kempis

8x10 Framed $70.00

11x14 Framed $95.00

Merely Players
William Shakespeare

All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. William Shakespeare

8x10 Framed $70.00

11x14 Framed $95.00

Picasso

It has taken me a lifetime to learn to draw like a child. Pablo Picasso

8x10 Framed $70.00

11x14 Framed $95.00

Reading
John Wesley

It cannot be that the people should grow in grace unless they give themselves to reading. A reading people will always be a knowing people. John Wesley

8x10 Framed $70.00

11x14 Framed $95.00

So Fresh
Charles Dickens

How can we not love one So Fresh from God! Adapted from Charles Dickens

8x10 Framed $70.00

11x14 Framed $95.00

Success
Ralph Waldo Emerson

To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of…

8x14 Framed $85.00

Talents
Henry van Dyke

Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except the best. Henry van Dyke

10x10 Framed $80.00

The Individual
Rudyard Kipling

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. To be your own man is hard business. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. Rudyard Kipling

8x14 Framed $85.00

Vocation
Frederick Buechner

Neither the hair shirt nor the soft berth will do. The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet. Frederick Buechner

10x10 Framed $80.00

Window
Thomas Merton

We are living in a world that is absolutely transparent, and God is shining through it all the time. Thomas Merton

8x14 Framed $85.00

Abstracts

Abstracts

 

Check out Michael's Abstracts!

Testimonials


by Mateo in Dallas TX

I received the “Beloved” artwork I ordered on Tuesday as...more


by Mary Ellen

It's a challenge to find beautiful art which is also...more

Join Our Email List

Follow Us!

Facebook

Twitter

Green Site!

This site is green!

 

This site is hosted by HostGator.com, powered 130% by wind energy! That's right — not only powering and cooling their servers, but selling the extra back to the electric company! Plus, all of our UPS shipping is certified carbon neutral.

UPS Carbon Neutral