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, July 9, 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





Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.
~ Rumi


"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."
- Harriet Tubman


Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
~ Sufi Saying


"Each of us is a unique strand in the intricate web of life
and here to make a contribution."
~Deepak Chopra



And as I've gotten older, I've had more of a tendency to look for people who live by kindness, tolerance, compassion,
a gentler way of looking at things.
~Martin Scorsese



“The words you speak become the house you live in.”
- Hafiz


The secret of life, though,
Is to fall seven times and
To get up eight times.
~ P. Coelho


Love for the Creator is universal, in all the world and in all people, whether Jews, muslims, Christians, or Zoroastrians.
~ Rumi


The healing love is not a love for a person or for anything;
it is love itself.
—Mary Baker Eddy,



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