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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Apiarian


"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


"To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates, a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity and trust."
~Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)



I will be waiting here....
For your silence to break,
For your soul to shake,
For your love to wake!
~ Rumi



“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.



How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
― Anne Frank



“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.”
― Bertrand Russell


Why struggle to open a door between us when the whole wall is an illusion?
~ Rumi


“There is some good in this world, and it's worth fighting for.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien


Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates. At the first gate, ask yourself ‘Is is true.’ At the second gate ask, ‘Is it necessary.’ At the third gate ask, ‘Is it kind.
~ Sufi Saying




'It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.' - William Shakespeare



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