To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.
We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.
~Randy Pausch (The Last Lecture) ~
Looking closer can make something beautiful.
~Cynthia Lord ~
Love is the harmony of two souls singing together.
~Gregory J. P. Godek ~
The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action.
The greatest pleasure in life, is doing the things people say we cannot do.
~Walter Bagehot ~
What I call the depth of generosity is when people are very fond of giving away what they need most themselves.
~Oscar Wilde ~
'Tis not enough to help the feeble up, but to support them after.
The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.
~Henry Miller ~
At such moments, you realize that you and the other are, in fact, one.
It's a big realization. Survival is the second law of life.
The first is that we are all one.
~Joesph Campell ~
Some people think that meditation takes time away from physical accomplishment. Taken to extremes, of course, that's true. Most people, however, find that meditation creates more time than it takes.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
~Thomas Merton ~
Babies are such a nice way to start people.
~Don Herrold ~
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.
To build toilets is easy, but to shift people's mind and hearts is the real work.
Software is more important than hardware.
~Ishwar Patel ~
Optimist: Person who travels on nothing from nowhere to happiness.
~Mark Twain ~
In contentment and joy are found the height and perfection of all love towards our neighbor.
~William Ames ~
Get a bicycle. You will not regret it.
~Mark Twain ~
The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.
~John E. Southard ~
No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness, and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.
All motion is cyclic. It circulates to the limits of its possibilities and then returns to its starting point.
Good things happen when you get your priorities straight.
To touch can be to give life.
Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.
I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
Silence is a fence around wisdom.