Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the
~Phillips Brooks ~
The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great
opportunity is where you are.
~John Burroughs ~
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
Live one day at a time emphasizing ethics rather than rules.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul
More bliss can be got from
serving others than from merely serving oneself.
~Sri Sathya Sai Baba~
Sometimes the most urgent thing you can possibly do is take a complete
~Ashleigh Brilliant ~
Teaching is the greatest act of optimism.
There are no failures- just experiences
and your reactions to them.
Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Love begins by taking care of
the closest ones - the ones at home.
What a lovely
surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I
If you want others to be happy, practice
compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
When the idea came up, [Newman's Own] I said, "Are you crazy? Stick my
face on the label of salad dressing?" And then, of course, we got the whole idea
of exploitation and how circular it is. Why not, really, go to the fullest
length, and the silliest length, in exploiting yourself and turn the proceeds
back to the community?
The ones who are hardest to
love are usually the ones who need it the most.
Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.
A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.
Stubbornly persist, and you will find that the limits of your
stubbornness go well beyond the stubbornness of your limits.
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done
for others and the world remains and is immortal.
Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and
power and magic in it... Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's
thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe~
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself
in the service of others.
Any form of exercise, if
pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance.
Racism isn't born, folks, it's taught. I have a two-year-old son. You
know what he hates? Naps! End of list.