Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

-We have come to think of art and work as incompatible, or at least independent categories and have for the first time in history created an industry without art.

-The vocation, whether it be that of the farmer or the … Read the rest

Matthew

Ask, and it shall be given you;
seek, and ye shall find;
knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
For every one that asketh, receiveth;
and he that seeketh, findeth;
and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.… Read the rest

Andrew Carnegie

Take away my people, but leave my factories, and soon grass will grow on the factory floors. Take away my factories, but leave my people, and soon we will have a new and better factory.
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Joseph Persico

Never have so many experienced such intensity of emotions; never had comradeship–a sense of needing and being needed–struck so deeply and bound prior strangers so strongly in a blood brotherhood.
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Jan Patocka

The real test of a man is not how well he plays the role he has invented for himself, but how well he plays the role that destiny assigned to him.
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Joan Chittister

Work is my gift to the world. It is my social fruitfulness. It ties me to my neighbor and binds me to the future. What is the use of living a useful life if I do not also lead a … Read the rest

Deepak Chopra

-This is the nature of genius, to be able to grasp the knowable even when no one else recognizes that it is present.

-The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers.

-When you live your … Read the rest

J.K. Rowling Quotations

-It is our choices…that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

-It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.

-You sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.
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Dave Meurer

A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.
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Thomas Homer-Dixon Quotations

-Three large spoonfuls of crude oil contain about the same amount of energy as eight hours of human manual labour. When we fill our car with gas, we’re pouring into the tank the energy equivalent of about two years of … Read the rest

John Muir Quotations

-As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I’ll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I’ll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the … Read the rest

Harold B. Walker Quotations

-When you worry, you go over the same ground endlessly and come out the same place you started. Thinking makes progress from one place to another; worry remains static. The problem of life is to change worry into thinking and … Read the rest