It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
~ Joseph Campbell ~
If you have a garden and a library,
you have everything you need.
~ Marcus Tullius Cicero ~
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you,
then they fight you, then you win.
~ Mahatma Gandhi ~
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo,
but what you want is someone who will take the bus
with you when the limo breaks down.
~ Oprah Winfrey ~
The oldest, shortest words — “yes” and “no” —
are those which require the most thought.
~ Pythagoras ~
When you want to fool the world, tell the truth.
~ Otto von Bismarck ~
I don’t like people who have never fallen or stumbled.
Their virtue is lifeless and it isn’t of much value.
Life hasn’t revealed its beauty to them.
~ Boris Pasternak ~
Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
~ F. Scott Fitzgerald ~
It is the peculiar nature of the world to go on spinning
no matter what sort of heartbreak is happening.
~ Sue Monk Kidd ~
Each man is good in his sight.
It is not necessary for eagles to be crows.
~ Sitting Bull ~
To gain that which is worth having,
it may be necessary to lose everything else.
~ Bernadette Devlin ~
Truly, it is in darkness
that one finds the light,
so when we are in sorrow,
then this light
is nearest of all to us.
~ Meister Eckhart ~
Some of us think holding on makes us strong;
but sometimes it is letting go.
~ Hermann Hesse ~
Some people think that
as soon as you plant a tree,
it must bear fruit.
We must allow it to grow a bit.
~ Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra ~
I have seen that in any great undertaking,
it is not enough for a man
to depend simply upon himself.
~ Isna-La-Wica, Lone Man ~
When I despair, I remember that all through history
the way of truth and love has always won.
There have been tyrants and murderers
and for a time they seem invincible,
but in the end, they always fall…
think of it, always.
~ Mahatma Gandhi ~
Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul
even to your smallest acts.
This is the secret of success.
~ Sivananda Saraswati ~
We can’t solve problems by using
the same kind of thinking we used
when we created them.
~ Albert Einstein ~
Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.
~ St. Teresa of Avila ~