February 2011: inspirational quotes!

To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.
~George Kneller~

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.
~Herbert Spencer~

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.
~William Shakespeare~

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.
~Peter McWilliams~

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.
~Gandhi ~

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.
~Emma Golmam~

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.
~Gail Devers~

All motion is cyclic. It circulates to the limits of its possibilities and then returns to its starting point.
~Robert Collier~

Good things happen when you get your priorities straight.
~Scott Caan~

To touch can be to give life.

Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.
~Phyllis Theroux~

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
~Claude Monet~

Silence is a fence around wisdom.
~German Proverb~

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