...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, January 22, 2017


"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

Our greatest strength lies in the gentleness and tenderness of our Heart.
~ Rumi

"A talent is formed in stillness, a character in the world's torrent."--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you find a trusted friend, tell him the secrets of your soul. If you see a rose, sing from your heart, like a nightingale.  
 ~ Rumi

Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.
~James E. Faust

“Let's get loose
with  compassion.
Let's drown in the delicious
ambiance of love.”
― Hafiz

"I learned that every mortal will taste death.
But only some will taste life."

One love, one heart, one destiny.
- Bob Marley

"All progress takes place outside the comfort zone." -
Michael John Bobak

Your worst enemy is hiding within yourself,
and that enemy is your false ego.
~ Rumi

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