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Isabelle Moore

on 14 January 2014

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Trees "Hallway of Leaves
"Its Your Life" Francesca Battistelli
"Circle of Life"
Carmen Twillie ft. Lebo M.
"People help the people"
“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, and drink the wild air.”(Emerson “Self Reliance 390)
“Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.”(Emerson “Self Reliance” 394)
“I’m just beginning/ the pens in my hand/ ending unplanned” (4-6)
Feel the rain on your skin/ No one else can feel it for you/ only you can let it in”(9-11)
“Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.” Ralph Waldo Emerson (Self Reliance 393)
“Things do not change; we change”- (Henry David Thoreau “Walden” 292)
“No one else/ Can speak the words on your lips” (12-13)
“Let us build altars to the Blessed Unity which holds nature and souls in perfect solution, and compels every atom to serve an universal end.” ( Emerson “Fate Vol.6” 48)
“The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps is, because man is disunited with himself.”(Emerson “Nature” 47)
“Let’s get together and feel alright” (2)
"Is there a place for the hopeless sinner/Who has hurt all mankind just to save his own beliefs” (9-10)
-“In the woods, we return to reason and faith” (Emerson, “Nature” 390).
“Trust me, I know where I’m going”(4).
"There is always something there to take” (32)
“Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation”(Emerson “Self Reliance” 46)
"What you gonna do? / The world is watching you”(8-9)
"To live the way that you believe/ This is your oppurtunity”(19-20)
“Its an open door” (14).

“ This is your opportunity/ To let your life be the one that lights the way”(20-21).
“America the brave still fears what we don’t know” (15)
“you can be cured with some treatment and religion/Man-made rewiring of a predisposition”(12-13).
“No law is gonna change us/ We have to change us”(71-72)
“A world so hateful some would rather die than be who they are”
Achieving Greatness
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours- (Henry David Thoreau “Walden” 288)
“let your colors burst” (16)
“Boom, boom, boom/ Even brighter than the moon, moon, moon/It's always been inside of you, you, you/ And now it's time to let it through-ough-ough” (38-41)
“there’s still a chance for you/ Cause there’s a spark you”(7-8)
"ignite the light” because “After a hurricane comes a rainbow” (9, 24).
"World's Greatest" R. Kelly
"I'm that star up in the sky/ I'm that mountain peak up high” (17-18)."
"World’s Greatest” (24)
Essential Goodness in all People
“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”
“People help the people” (7).
“he kissed the girls and made them cry”(2)
“Nothing will drag you down” (10)
“God knows what is hiding in those weak and drunken hearts”
“Give me your hand, and I’ll hold it” (9)
"Every chemical substance, every plant, every animal in its growth, teaches the Unity of Cause, the variety of appearance." Emerson Self Reliance (401)
"Through despair and hope/ Through faith and love” (10-11).
"Til we find our place,
on the path unwinding" (8-9)
-"I am the lover of uncontained and immortal beauty. In the wilderness, I find something more dear and connate than in streets or villages. In the tranquil landscape, and especially in the distant line of the horizon, man beholds somewhat as beautiful as his own nature.”(Nature 391)- Ralph Waldo Emerson

- "The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling. Yet we do not treat ourselves nor one another thus tenderly” Henry David Throeau (Walden, Chapter 1: Economy pg. 6).
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot” (1).
“They took all the trees, and put em in a tree museum/ And they charged the people a dollar and a half to see them”(8-9)
"White Bird" K.T. Tunstall
“Standing on the bare ground…all mean egotism vanishes.I become a transparent eyeball. I am nothing.” Emerson “Nature” 390-391
“White feathers dipped in tar”(15)
"Made me look up from my shoes/ To show me what you stand to lose”(7-8)
Video Works Cited
"Soul Surfer - It's Your Life (Francesca Battistelli). Perf. Anna Sophia Robb.YouTube. YouTube, 23 Feb. 2012. Web. 06 Jan. 2014.
"Natasha Bedingfield - Unwritten. Prod. Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Limited. Perf. Natasha Bedingfield. YouTube. YouTube, 25 Oct. 2009. Web. 06 Jan. 2014.
"MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS - SAME LOVE Feat. MARY LAMBERT (OFFICIAL VIDEO). Dir. Macklemore LLC. Perf. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. YouTube. YouTube, 02 Oct. 2012. Web. 05 Jan. 2014.

"Katy Perry - Firework. Prod. Robert Bray & Danny Lockwood. Dir. Dave Meyers. Perf. Katy Perry. YouTube. YouTube, 28 Oct. 2010. Web. 06 Jan. 2014

"Bob Marley - One Love." YouTube. YouTube, 02 Sept. 2008. Web. 06 Jan. 2014.
Disney Productions. "The Lion King - Circle of Life." YouTube. YouTube, 22 June 2007. Web. 08 Jan. 2014.

"Birdy - People Help The People [Official Music Video]." YouTube. YouTube, 06 Oct. 2011. Web. 06 Jan
Counting Crows - Big Yellow Taxi Ft. Vanessa Carlton." YouTube. YouTube, 16 June 2009. Web. 06 Jan. 2014.

"KT Tunstall - White Bird (Acoustic)." YouTube. YouTube, 08 Aug. 2007. Web. 06 Jan. 2014.

“Sleeping at Last - Trees (hallway of Leaves)." YouTube. YouTube, 16 July 2012. Web. 08 Jan. 2014.

“Do you know what your future holds?/Over your side of the road” (3).
ask you who I am/ just stand up tall look ‘em in the face and say”(15-16)
“That little bit of hope, when my back’s against the ropes”
“I saw the light/At the end of a tunnel/Believe in the pot of gold/At the end of the rainbow/And faith was right there/To pull me through”

The essence of greatness is the perception that virtue is enough.” (Emerson Self reliance 132)
"moves us all” (9).
Hey farmer, farmer, put away your DDT/I don't care about spots on my apples,/Leave me the birds and the bees/Please”(16-19).
“That you don't know what you got 'til it's gone”(4).
-“There I feel that nothing can befall me in life” (Emerson, “Nature” 390)
“Nothing Matters anymore” (37)
“Our life is frittered away by detail.” (Thoreau,”Walden”82)
“It's just beyond those trees.../The place I've been dreaming of.”(1-2).
I break tradition,sometimes my triesm are outside the lines (15)
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