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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Aparian


"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


"Let me keep my distance, always, from those
who think they have the answers.
Let me keep company always with those who say
"Look!" and laugh in astonishment,
and bow their heads."
- Mary Oliver

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
- John Quincy Adams


"Laughter is good for thinking because when people laugh, it is easier for them to admit new ideas to their minds."
-- His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama


If you love someone, you are always joined with them--in joy, in absence, in solitude, in strife.
~ Rumi


"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."
- Marcel Proust


We are all born to be a blessing.
- Rachel Naomi Remen


Whenever we manage to love without expectations, calculations, negotiations, we are indeed in heaven.
~ Rumi




"Focus on your potential instead of your limitations."
Alan Loy McGinnis


Life is divided into three terms — that which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present, to live better in the future.
—William Wordsworth


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