Capsule #3 / Outfit 39
Well we’re back from vacation! I’m still insisting to Aaron that we’re in our post vacation glow — that it’s okay we’re not waking up to white sands + aqua waters, it’s okay we’re not having mimosas every morning, it’s okay we have to go back to work and use our brains.
Who am I kidding, I’m trying to convince myself of that. :)
So in the spirit of trying to convince myself of things, I started looking up quotes about contentment + finding freedom in our minds. Here’s what I found:
Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. – Epictetus
Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you. – Lao Tzu
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. – Oprah
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. – Epicurus
I’m feeling better already.
Top: Bobeau (similar)
Bottoms: American Eagle
Necklace: Anthropologie (similar)
Wow, I love that Oprah quote! Some great inspiration for a Monday morning, even for those of us who aren’t coming back from vacation. You’re making me super excited to start my fall capsule next week!
epictitus is always a good source for sage words – love the quote and your look! you do have quite the vacation glow going on ! ;)
You look beautiful. I love the little elegant and classic sets.
Odd question….Do you wear a nude tank under your shirts that are more sheer? Great quotes!
Sarah Ball says
Your quotes reminded me of this one I love from Thoreau–
One is wise to cultivate the tree that bears fruit in our soul.
Just found your blog and loving it! I’m very excited to see what you come up with for a fall wardrobe, are you planning it yet?
But godliness with contentment is great gain. 1 Timothy 6:6
Monika Faulkner says
Lovely, inspiring quotes, dear Caroline!! P.S. I still want that gorgeous tasselled necklace, though!! ;)