The more clearly we can focus our attention
on the wonders and realities of the universe about us,
the less taste we shall have for destruction.
~ Rachel Carson ~
To live is the rarest thing in the world.
Most people exist, that is all.
~ Oscar Wilde ~
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
~ Johann Wolfgang Goethe ~
You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.
~ John Steinbeck ~
You can either practice being right
or practice being kind.
~ Anne Lamott ~
If you see someone without a smile,
give them one of yours.
~ Dolly Parton ~
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.
Without them, humanity cannot survive.
~ His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama ~
If you send out goodness from yourself,
or if you share that which is happy or good within you,
it will all come back to you
multiplied ten thousand times…
The more love you give away,
the more love you will have,
~ John O’Donohue ~
I am driven by two main philosophies:
know more today about the world than I knew yesterday
and lessen the suffering of others.
You’d be surprised how far that gets you.
~ Neil DeGrasse Tyson ~
We do not need to go out and find love;
rather, we need to be still
and let love discover us.
~ John O’Donohue ~
If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
~ St. Teresa of Calcutta ~
There is no way to peace, peace is the way.
~ Mahatma Gandhi ~
In order to understand the world,
one has to turn away from it on occasion.
~ Albert Camus ~
Our work for peace must begin within
the private world of each one of us.
~ Dag Hammarskjold ~
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes.
Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow.
Let reality be reality.
Let things flow naturally forward
in whatever way they like.
~ Lao-Tzu ~
Everything in the universe is within you.
Ask all from yourself.
~ Rumi ~
Accept who you are and revel in it.
~ Mitch Albom ~
Let us say what we feel, and feel what we say;
let speech harmonize with life.
~ Seneca ~
If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose,
spring would lose its loveliness.
~ St. Therese de Lisieux ~