Forgive us our trespasses, little creatures everywhere.
~ James Stephens ~
Being your own story means you can always choose the tone.
It also means that you can invent the language to say who you are and what you mean.
~ Toni Morrison ~
Wisdom is a love affair with questions.
Knowledge is a love affair with answers.
~ Julio Olalla ~
No matter how sophisticated you may be, a large granite mountain cannot be denied - it speaks in silence to the very core of your being.
~ Ansel Adams ~
Vision is the art of seeing the invisible.
~Jonathan Swift ~
A person becomes wise when they can see what needs to be done and do it successfully without being told what to do.
~Inuit Elder ~
Walk around feeling like a leaf. Know you could tumble any second.
Then decide what to do with your time.
~ Naomi Shihab Nye ~
Service doesn't start when you have something to give -- it blossoms naturally when you have nothing left to take.
~Nipun Mehta ~
If you're really mind-full, and if you underline that aspect of fullness, wholeness, or wholeheartedness, it reveals the gift character of everything.
~Brother David Steindl-Rast ~
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.
~ Seneca ~
What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible.
~Theodore Roethke ~
It is the marriage of the soul with nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
~Henry David Thoreau ~
We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present.
~Adlai E. Stevenson ~
Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.
~ Ben Okri ~
The more you give, the more you live, and it's never too early to start.
~ Blake Mycoskie ~
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
~Albert Einstein ~
The most important lessons in life can never be expressed in black and white, but must be experienced. Experience is the greatest teacher.
~ Benny Lewis ~
Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.
~David Starr Jordan ~
What you are is what you have been. What you'll be is what you do now.
~ Buddha ~
Gandhi used the spinning wheel as both physical embodiment and symbol for radical change. Today, the foundation for social justice is healthy food -- our "spinning wheel" for the 21st century.
~ Francisco Ramos Stierle ~
What we need even more than foresight or hindsight is insight.
Just create to create. Create to remind yourself you're still alive. Make stuff to inspire others to make something too. Create to learn a bit more about yourself.
~ Frederick Terral ~
We have the power to challenge and redefine beauty every day through our words and actions.
~Ben Barry ~
Self-absorption in all its forms kills empathy, let alone compassion. When we focus on ourselves, our world contracts as our problems and preoccupations loom large.
~Daniel Goleman ~
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
~St. Augustine ~
Time = Life. Therefore, waste your time and waste your life, or master your time and master your life.
~Alan Lakein ~
One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice.
~ Mary Oliver ~
Indecision may or may not be my problem.
~Jimmy Buffett ~
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
~ Oprah Winfrey ~
Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
~ Desiderius Erasmus ~
Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
~ Amy Lowell ~