Peace Pilgrim

You are now in control of your life. You see, the ego is never in control. The ego is controlled by wishes for comfort and convenience on the part of the body, by demands of the mind, and by outbursts … Read the rest

Audrey Hepburn

-Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.

-I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, … Read the rest

John Barton

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.
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Melanie Phillips

The big issue of our times is surely not the absence of a set of common values in a multicultural society. It is rather a battle between people who believe in something and those who believe in nothing: not in … Read the rest

Hebrew Saying

“Tikkun Olam”
-A Hebrew phrase that means to help repair the world every day, by mending what you are able to of what is in disrepair within you and near you. To do this to the best of your ability … Read the rest

Rachel Carson Quotations

-If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.
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Edmund Waller

The Muse’s friend, tea does our fancy aid, / Repress those vapours which the head invade, / And keep the palace of the soul serene, / Fit on her birthday to salute the Queen.
Edmund Waller (1606-87) … Read the rest

Anonymous

-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

Ray Goforth Quotations

-There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: Those who are afraid to try themselves, and those who are afraid that you will succeed.
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Mitch Hedberg Quotations

I don’t own a cell phone or a pager. I just hang around everyone I know, all the time. If someone wants to get a hold of me, they just say ‘Mitch,’ and I say ‘what?’ and turn my head … Read the rest

Lin Yutang Quotations

-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

Sam Harris Quotations

-The link between belief and behavior raises the stakes considerably. Some propositions are so dangerous that it may even be ethical to kill people for believing them. This may seem an extraordinary claim, but it merely enunciates an ordinary fact … Read the rest

Bliss Carman

-I often wish… that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts. What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.

-Indifference may not wreck a man’s life … Read the rest

Joseph Cornell

Let my mind become silent,
And my thoughts come to rest.
I want to be
All that is before me.
In self-forgetfulness,
I become everything.
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Tara Parker-Pope Quotations

Excessive clutter and disorganization are often symptoms of a bigger health problem. People who have suffered an emotional trauma or a brain injury often find housecleaning an insurmountable task. Attention deficit disorder, depression, chronic pain and grief can prevent people … Read the rest

Francis Bacon Quotations

-Nothing is terrible except fear itself.

-A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

-Some men covet knowledge out of a natural curiosity and inquisitive temper; some to entertain the mind with variety and delight; some for ornament … Read the rest

Brian Czech

Those with a vested interest in economic growth will probably build a strawman of the steady state revolution, portraying it as an emotionally driven attempt to enforce one set of morals on the rest of society. Such a portrayal will … Read the rest