"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
Were it not for the excess of your talking and the turmoil in your hearts, you would see what I see and hear what I hear!
~ Sufi Saying
Play is the work of the child.
- Maria Montessori
The most powerful way to resist evil is to sit with good friends who have turned their faces to God.
"Keep your face always toward the sunshine -
and shadows will fall behind you."
- Walt Whitman
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
- Chinese Proverb
Don’t think eloquence reveals wisdom. Listening is better than speaking.
Knowing others is intelligence;knowing yourself is true wisdom.Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.
~ L. Tzu
If we could surrender to Earth's intelligence, we would rise up rooted, like trees.
- Rainer Maria Rilke