Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness.
Know how to give without hesitation,
how to lose without regret,
how to acquire without meanness.
~ George Sand ~
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
~ William James ~
Let us not be content to see what will happen,
but give us the determination to make
the right things happen.
~ Peter Marshall ~
A garden is always a series of losses
set against a few triumphs,
like life itself.
~ May Sarton ~
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy;
they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
~ Marcel Proust ~
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
~ Buddha ~
Blessed are they who see beautiful things
in humble places
where other people see nothing.
~ Camille Pissaro ~
Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer ~
Courage doesn’t always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day saying,
“I will try again tomorrow.”
~ Mary Anne Radmacher ~
For everything that lives is holy.
Life delights in life.
~ William Blake ~
Is it so small a thing to have enjoyed the sun,
to have lived light in the spring,
to have loved, to have thought,
to have done?
~ Matthew Arnold ~
Everyone should carefully observe
which way his heart draws him,
and then choose that way
with all his strength.
~ Hasidic saying ~
Balance is the perfect state of water.
Let it be our model.
It remains quiet within and
is not disturbed on the surface,
~ Confucius ~
Forever is composed of nows.
~ Emily Dickinson ~
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet
and the wind longs to play with your hair.
~ Khalil Gibran ~
Great things are not done by impulse,
but by a series of small things
~ Vincent van Gogh ~
Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued,
is always beyond our grasp,
but if you will sit down quietly,
may alight upon you.
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne ~
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
~ Henry David Thoreau ~
I awoke this morning with a devout thanksgiving
for my friends, the old and the new.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~
I believe a leaf of grass
is no less than the journey-work
of the stars.
~ Walt Whitman ~