To comprehend and to understand God above all similitudes, as He is in Himself, is to be God with God, without intermediary, and without any otherness that can become a hindrance or an intermediary. Whosoever wishes to understand this must … Read the rest
-A dream that we dream alone is just but a dream, but a dream that we dream together becomes reality.
Raul Seixas… Read the rest
-A dog is the greatest gift a parent can give a child. OK, a good education, then a dog.
John Grogan… Read the rest
To dream … the impossible dream …
To fight … the unbeatable foe …
To bear … with unbearable sorrow …
To run … where the brave dare not go …
To right … the unrightable wrong …
To love … Read the rest
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.
Ernest Benn… Read the rest
One day you finally knew
what you had to do, and began,
though the voices around you
their bad advice–
though the whole house
began to tremble
and you felt the old tug
at your ankles.
“Mend my … Read the rest
-Profound joy of heart is like a magnet that indicates the path of life. One has to follow it even though one enters into a way full of difficulties.
-Death is not a problem if you have lived first.
-The … Read the rest
-Education is an admirable thing, but it’s well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
-When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.
-Every saint has a past and … Read the rest
Nothing is as simple as we hope it will be.
Jim Horning… Read the rest
-God’s gifts put man’s best dreams to shame.
-An ignorance of means may minister
but an ignorance of aims
Make it impossible to be great at all.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning… Read the rest
-Your constant utilization of thought to give continuity to your separate self is ‘you’. There is nothing there inside you other than that.
U.G. Krishnamurti… Read the rest
-A cult is a religion with no political power.
-The question that intrigues me: After you’ve met all the great threats and found that the great catastrophes of world history are not bearing down on you, what do you do … Read the rest
-Coming home from very lonely places, all of us go a little mad: whether from great personal success, or just an all-night drive, we are the sole survivors of a world no one else has ever seen.
-A desk is … Read the rest
-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
This sounds an extraordinary statement to make, but in fact all truth is very ordinary. It is peoples’ fantasies of what is true that is so extraordinary. That that we were born and that we face eternal extinction after death … Read the rest
Beyond, beyond, totally beyond, perfectly beyond: Awakening ..Yes!
Heart Sutra … Read the rest
Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
John Herschel… Read the rest
-We should always look back on our own past with a sort of tender contempt.
Dennis Potter… Read the rest
-Telling the truth … is not solely a matter of moral character; it is also a matter of correct appreciation of real situations and of serious reflection upon them.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer… Read the rest
-The biggest thing [Frida] brought into my life was this peacefulness. I still get passionate about things, but my passion is not so scattered and it’s not needy. It’s a lot more powerful because it comes with this groundedness and … Read the rest
-I would earnestly warn you against trying to find out the reason for and explanation of everything. … To try and find out the reason for everything is very dangerous and leads to nothing but disappointment and dissatisfaction, unsettling your … Read the rest
After three days, fish and guests stink.
John Lyly… Read the rest
Anonymity is the truest expression of altruism.
Eric Gibson… Read the rest
-Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.
Sholem Asch… Read the rest
In a dark time, the eye begins to see.
Theodore Roethke… Read the rest
Find an aim in life before you run out of ammunition
Arnold Glasgow… Read the rest
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
Mark 8:36… Read the rest
-If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.
John R. Miller… Read the rest
True education makes for inequality; the inequality of individuality, the inequality of success, the glorious inequality of talent, of genius.
Felix E. Schelling … Read the rest
Never let the fear of failure be an excuse for not trying. Society tells us that to fail is the most terrible thing in the world, but I know it isn’t. Failure is part of what makes us human.
Amber … Read the rest
-I am not strange, I am just not normal.
Salvador Dali … Read the rest
What we have to do is to be forever curiously testing new opinions and courting new impressions.
Walter Pater… Read the rest
-Basic research is what I am doing when I don’t know what I am doing.
-I have learned to use the word ‘impossible’ with the greatest caution.
Wernher von Braun… Read the rest
i cried a tear
you wiped it dry
i was confused
you cleared my mind
i sold my soul
you bought it back for me
and held the earth
you gave me dignity
somehow you needed me
you gave me … Read the rest
Throughout our lives opportunities for new integrations and adaptations present themselves.
Harry Stack Sullivan… Read the rest
-Your world is made of your memories, and your memories are given to you by your world. The whispering voice of happenstance is always in our ears. ‘This is the world. This is the way things are. Look. Pay attention. … Read the rest
Whatever I can imagine, I can accomplish. I am no longer a vassal in a faceless bureaucracy. I am an activist, not a drone … I am a revolutionary.
Gary Hamel… Read the rest
-How comes it to pass that we die Copies?
-Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, /And think they grow immortal as they quote.
Edward Young… Read the rest
-Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.
-I can’t live either without you or with you.
-We two form a multitude.
-The silent countenance … Read the rest
-You can’t help someone get up a hill without getting closer to the top yourself.
H. Norman Schwarzkopf… Read the rest
Women like silent men. They think they’re listening.
Marcel Archard… Read the rest
-Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
-Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of … Read the rest
-The most powerful enemies of men’s openness are the corporate men. Three or four years ago there were hundreds of posters in New York one spring saying, “You don’t need to beat a drum or hug a tree to be … Read the rest
-Blessed are those who can give without remembering, and take without forgetting.
Princess Elizabeth Asquith Bibesco… Read the rest
-There is absolutely no inevitability as long as there is a willingness to contemplate what is happening.
-Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the … Read the rest
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
Mary Worley Montagu… Read the rest
-Even when the experts all agree, they may well be mistaken.
-Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
-Most men would rather die, than think. Many do.
-Our great democracies still … Read the rest
I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man.
Chuang Tse… Read the rest
-Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
-Our lives are not in the lap of the gods, but in the … Read the rest
-Tradition is what you resort to when you don’t have the time or the money to do it right.
Kurt Herbert Alder… Read the rest
As I approach the prime of my life
I find I have the time of my life
Learning to enjoy at my leisure
All the simple pleasures
And so I happily concede
That this is all I ask
This is … Read the rest
-Work is not always required… there is such a thing as sacred idleness, the cultivation of which is now fearfully neglected.
George McDonald… Read the rest
-No man is crushed by hostile Fortune who is not first deceived by her smiles.
-Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
Seneca the Younger … Read the rest
You don’t have to specialize – do everything that you love and then, at some time, the future will come together for you in some form.
Francis Ford Coppola… Read the rest
-Be an explorer…read, surf the internet, visit customers, enjoy arts, watch children play…do anything to prevent yourself from becoming a prisoner of your knowledge, experience, and current view of the world.
Charles (Chic) Thompson… Read the rest
In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress.
John Quincy Adams… Read the rest
Commitment is the daily triumph of integrity over skepticism.
Dr. Joseph M. Juran… Read the rest
Most of us are content to pass over the surface of life. It is only by submitting to trial than an individual can learn to know what is in him.
Francis Chichester… Read the rest
-Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
-Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master.
Demosthenes… Read the rest
-You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, “My God, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!”
-You can only be young once. But you can always be … Read the rest
-I believe that no man ever threw away life, while it was worth keeping.
-A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual … Read the rest
-A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.
-Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
-Being powerful is … Read the rest
-Imaginary evil is romantic and varied; real evil is gloomy, monotonous, barren, boring. Imaginary good is boring; real good is always new, marvelous, intoxicating.”
Simone Weil… Read the rest
-The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.
-You’re not a wave, you’re a … Read the rest
Kids, just because I don’t care doesn’t mean I’m not listening.
Homer Simpson … Read the rest
Mind and intelligence are woven into the fabric of our universe in a way that altogether surpasses our understanding.
Freeman Dyson… Read the rest
-I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a … Read the rest
-Therefore the considerations of the intelligent always include both benefit and harm. As they consider benefit, their work can expand; as they consider harm, their troubles can be resolved.
-All warfare is based on deception.
Sun Tzu… Read the rest
-If you look good and dress well, you don’t need a purpose in life.
Robert Pante… Read the rest
Don’t want you for the weekend.
Don’t want you for a night.
I’m only interested if I can have you for life.
I know I sound serious.
Baby, I am.
You’re a fine piece of real … Read the rest
Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does.
Josh Billings… Read the rest
-Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are malevolently well informed about the United States.
J. Bartlett Brebner… Read the rest
-Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.
Robert J. Sawyer… Read the rest
-The cliché is the handrail of the crippled mind.
Spike Milligan… Read the rest
-Help others get ahead. You will always stand taller with someone else on your shoulders.
Bob Moawad… Read the rest
People forget how fast you did a job – but they remember how well you did it.
Howard W. Newton… Read the rest
-The opposite of the religious fanatic is not the fanatical atheist but the gentle cynic who cares not whether there is a god or not.
-Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one’s balance … Read the rest
-Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.
Elie Wiesel… Read the rest
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his job depends on not understanding it.
Upton Sinclair… Read the rest
-If I had my life to live over… I’d dare to make more mistakes next time.
Nadine Stair… Read the rest
Literature is news that stays news.
Ezra Pound… Read the rest
I wish you sunshine on your path and storms to season your journey. I wish you peace in the world in which you live… More I cannot wish you except perhaps love to make all the rest worthwhile.
Robert A. … Read the rest
Only those who attempt the absurd…will achieve the impossible. I think …I think it’s in my basement…Let me go upstairs and check.
M. C. Escher… Read the rest
I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn’t weird at all and that it was the people saying they were weird that were weird.
Paul McCartney… Read the rest
-If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can transform a million realities.
-The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.
-I know why the caged bird sings.
Maya Angelou… Read the rest
-Self-confidence is so relaxing. There is no strain or stress when one is self-confident. Our lack of self-confidence comes from trying to be someone we aren’t.
Anne Wilson Schaef… Read the rest
-Fall in love with what you do for a living. I don’t care what it is. It works.
-I’d rather fail at doing something I love than succeed at doing something I hate.
-Age to me means nothing. I can’t … Read the rest
Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton… Read the rest
-The power to question is the basis of all human progress.
-We must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
Indira Gandhi… Read the rest
-Computer games don’t affect kids, I mean if Pac Man affected us as kids, we’d all be running around in darkened rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive music.
Marcus Brigstocke… Read the rest
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, … Read the rest
The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.
Okakura Kakuzo… Read the rest
-I have made my world and it is a much better world than I ever saw outside.
Louise Nevelson… Read the rest
-There is only one journey. Going inside yourself.
-He who does not at some time, with definite determination consent to the terribleness of life, or even exalt in it, never takes possession of the inexpressible fullness of the power of … Read the rest
-The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
-Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life, and when it comes, hold your head high, look it squarely in the eye … Read the rest
Learning is not compulsory… neither is survival.
W. Edwards Deming … Read the rest
-The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.
Hazrat Inayat Khan… Read the rest
-Make your bargain before beginning to plow.
-Examine what is said, not him who speaks.
Arabian Proverbs… Read the rest
Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.
William Morris… Read the rest