I shall tell you a great secret, my friend.
Do not wait for the last judgment;
it takes place every day.
~ Albert Camus ~
Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude.
~ Confucius ~
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life
that no man can sincerely try to help another
without helping himself.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~
I don’t know what your destiny will be,
but one thing I know:
the only ones among you
who will be truly happy
are those who will have sought
and found how to serve.
~ Albert Schweitzer ~
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
~ G.K. Chesterton ~
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet
as if they were going to be dead by midnight.
Extend to them all the care, kindness
and understanding you can muster,
and do with no thought of any reward.
Your life will never be the same again.
~ Og Mandino ~
The weak can never forgive.
Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
~ Mahatma Gandhi ~
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life.
That word is Love.
~ Sophocles ~
Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged,
sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant with the weak and the wrong.
Sometime in life you will have been all of these.
~ Lloyd Shearer ~
I observe myself and come to know others.
~ Lao-Tzu ~
Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
~ Marie Curie ~
Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.
~ Gene Fowler ~
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
~ Dr. Robert Schuller ~
To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill.
It is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
~ H.A. Overstreet ~
What we have done for ourselves alone,
dies with us.
What we have done for others and the world,
remains and is immortal.
~ Robert Pine ~
The confrontation with death…
makes everything look so precious,
so sacred, so beautiful
that I feel more strongly than ever
the impulse to live it, to embrace it,
and to let myself be overwhelmed by it.
~ Abraham Maslow ~
Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
~ Swedish Proverb ~
The word ‘happiness’ would lose its meaning
if it were not balanced by sadness.
~ C.G. Jung ~