...the Government of the United States, which gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance, requires only that they who live under its protection should demean themselves as good citizens in giving it on all occasions their effectual support. Geo. Washington Feb. 22, 1732

Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
Robert Kennedy, South Africa 1966.

Sunday, April 10, 2016


  "Were I to be the founder of a new sect, I would call them Apiarians, and, after the example of the bee, advise them to extract the honey of every sect."  - Thomas Jefferson

“Regard man as a mine rich in gems of inestimable value. Education can, alone, cause it to reveal its treasures, and enable mankind to benefit there from.”


A candle loses none of its light by lighting another.
~ Rumi

“A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.”
—Mahatma Gandhi

“Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.”
—Spencer Johnson

I love all creatures because of their creator!
~ Sufi Proverb

Nature: The Unseen Intelligence which loved us into being, and is disposing of us by the same token.
- Elbert Hubbard

It's your road,
and yours alone.others may walk it with you,
but no one can walk it for you.
~ Rumi

"The way to know life is to love many things" - Vincent Van Gogh

You will learn by reading But you will understand with love.
~ Shams

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”
—Charles Dickens

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