...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, November 13, 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

The sooner you wake up, and become aware, the less time you waste climbing the ladder of ambition.
~ Rumi

We are healed of a suffering only by expressing it to the full.
~Marcel Proust

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Helen Keller

Lose yourself, lose yourself in this Love. When you lose yourself in this love, you will find everything.
~ Rumi

Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.
~ George Addair

"God is the experience of looking at a tree and saying, 'Ah!' "
~Joseph Campbell

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”
― Aesop

Writing humbles us in a way that is vital for our character growth, by reminding us about the limits of the self and our appropriate place in the vast flow of life.
- Homaira Kabir

"Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair."
Khalil Gibran

1 comment:

Ur-spo said...

Mr. Rumi is my favorite.