June 2011: inspirational quotes!

The important thing is this:
To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
~Charles DuBois ~

Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe~

When you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are listening not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed, to the whole of it, not part of it.
~ J. Krishnamurti ~

When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves.
~David Orr ~

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
~Albert Einstein ~

Creative work is play. It is free speculation using materials of one's chosen form.
~ Stephen Nachmanovitch ~

Take moments to enjoy the beauty around you. And always stop and lend a helping hand. It's more important to arrive in good spirits than to arrive on time.
~Guri Mehta ~

Life has beauty and a joy that transcends all the darkness that surrounds us, that something ineffable lives beyond the ordinary affairs of the day, and that without this mystery our lives would not be worth living.
~Kent Nerbern ~

I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it.
~Maya Angelou ~

Labels are for cans, not people.
~Anthony Rapp ~

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
~Isaac Newton ~

Life shrinks and expands in proportion to one's courage.
~Anais Nin ~

In every community there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart there is the power to do it.
~Marianne Williamson ~

Cleverness is a gift, kindness is a choice. Gifts are easy -- they're given after all. Choices can be hard. You can seduce yourself with your gifts if you're not careful, and if you do, it'll probably be to the detriment of your choices.
~Jeff Bezos ~

When you enter the moment with heightened awareness, what you need to do becomes obvious. You discover that you already have the answers.
~Patricia Ryan Madson ~

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
~Mother Teresa ~

Each of you is perfect the way you are ... and you can use a little improvement.
~Shunryu Suzuki ~

Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.
~Les Brown ~

Reading takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.
~Hazel Rochman ~

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
~Thornton Wilder ~

No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.
~H. E. Luccock ~

It's not good enough for us to complain about what other people aren't doing for us. It's important that we all band together, think of an idea and pursue it.
~Derreck Kayongo ~

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
~ Lao Tzu ~

A universal characteristic of genius is humility.
~David Hawkins ~

All models are false but some are useful.
~George E. P. Box ~

The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand.
~ Robert Valett ~

If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.
~Pearl Buck ~

Your task is not to seek love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
~ Rumi ~

Most of our assumptions have outlived their uselessness.
~ Marshall McLuhan~

A work of art is a gift, not a commodity. Where there is no gift, there is no art.
~Lewis Hyde ~


Grace de Castro said...

"Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together" -- if only each and every one of us will believe in this, the world will be a much better place. :)

escape said...

When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves.>>> i like this the most. it's when we start to learn to give ourself that we become happier.

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