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 20, 2016

Apiarians



"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


I will always lean my heart
as close to your soul as I can.
~ Sufi Saying



“The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.”
― John Green


"You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor."
- Aristotle


“This is the real secret of life -- to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.”
― Alan W. Watts



If your eyes are open you will see the things worth seeing.
~ Rumi


"When I was young, I admired clever people.
Now that I am old, I admire kind people.”
– Abraham Joshua Heschel


“Though I am not always responsible for what happens to me, I am responsible for how I handle what happens to me.”
– Zig Ziglar


In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.
—Dalai Lama


Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
~ Thomas Jefferson


1 comment:

Ur-spo said...

I like Mr. Green's quote the best.