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TOTD Archive – Nov 2013

  • “What is strong and rigid is snapped and laid low. What is flexible and soft will always prevail.”
    ~Laozi

 

  • “Be always present. The past has ended and the future is unwritten. Bring forth something new by leaving the past behind you and consciously selecting your future choices.”

 

  • “Let trust melt away the frozen blocks of fear that hinder your way.”

 

  • “Open your mind to the possibilities that are out there waiting for you.”

 

  • “Pursue each day with a positive attitude and eager enthusiasm for the unfolding of your story is ever changing.”

 

  • “What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous.”
    ~Thomas Merton

 

  • “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
    ~Albert Einstein

 

  • “Glance at the sun. See the moon and stars. Gaze at the beauty of the green earth. Now think.”
    ~Hildegard of Bingen

 

  • “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.”
    ~Charles Darwin

 

  • “The reality of the other person lies not in what he reveals to you, but what he cannot reveal to you. Therefore, if you would understand him, listen not to what he says, but rather to what he does not say.”
    ~Kahlil Gibran’

 

  • “I believe we are free, within limits, and yet there is an unseen hand, a guiding angel, that somehow, like a submerged propeller drives us on.”
    ~Rabindranath Tagore

 

  • “Choose your life and build it; don’t wait for one to be handed to you.”

 

  • “What is art? It is the response of man’s creative Soul to the call of the Real.”
    ~Tagore

Daily Quote Archive – Sept 2013

  • “This body is not a home but an inn, and that only briefly.”
    ~Seneca

 

  • “In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then rekindled by an encounter with another human being.”
    ~Albert Schweitzer

 

  • “What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expect generally happens.”
    ~Benjamin Disraeli

 

  • “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.”
    ~Aristotle

 

  • “The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.”
    ~Joseph Campbell

 

  • “It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don’t. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever.”
    ~Philip Adams

 

  • “If I am not for me, who is for me? And being for me, what am I?”
    ~Rabbi Hillel

 

  • “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can change his life by changing his attitude of mind.”
    ~William James

 

  • “It is far more important to know what person the disease has that what disease the person has.”
    ~Hippocrates

 

  • “What we have to do is to be forever curiously testing new opinions and courting new impressions.”
    ~Walter Pater

 

  • “The setting sun will rise again to bring hopes of a new day.”

 

  • “There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.”
    ~Jiddu Krishnamurti

 

  • “It is easy for us to forgive a child who fears the dark. The true sadness in life is when men fear the light.”
    ~Plato

 

  • “Time brings about changes that are unimaginable. Just be patient, and soon you will see new things that you couldn’t have dreamed possible.”

 

  • “For believe me: the secret for harvesting from existence the greatest fruitfulness and greatest enjoyment is – to live dangerously.”
    ~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

 

  • “A great philosophy is not one that passes final judgements and establishes ultimate truth. It is one that causes uneasiness and starts commotion.”
    ~Charles Peguy

 

  • “Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.”
    ~Mary Hemingway

 

  • “Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.”
    ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

  • “Dignity comes not in possessing honors, but in the knowledge that we deserve them.”
    ~Aristotle

 

  • “In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then rekindled by an encounter with another human being.”
    ~Albert Schweitzer

 

  • “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.”
    ~George S. Patton

 

  • “If you postpone spiritual practice until you have gained all your worldly ambitions, you will never have time for a spiritual practice.”
    ~Yoshida Kenko

 

  • “When the way comes to an end, then change – having changed, you pass through.”
    ~I Ching

 

  • “Though I am always in haste, I am never in a hurry.”
    ~John Wesley

 

  • “The bitterness of life is sweetened by the moments that bring passion, inspiration, and hope of a new time.”

 

  • “Be bold and courageous. Let go of the weights that hold you down and make life easier for yourself.”

 

  • “Without room for change new opportunities cannot find their way into your life.”

Daily Quote Archive – Aug 2013

  • “The memories of those that have passed will linger in our minds and hearts through all our days. Love is never forgotten.”

 

  • “Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.”
    ~Carl Sagan

 

  • “Truth is a fact, and the fact can be understood only when the various things that have been placed between the mind and the fact are removed.”
    J. Krishnamurti

 

  • “If I am not for me, who is for me? And being for me, what am I?”
    ~Rabbi Hillel

 

  • “Everything is extraordinarily clear. I see the whole landscape before me. I see my hands, my feet, my toes, and I smell the rich river mud. I feel a great sense of strangeness and wonder at being alive.”
    ~The Buddha

 

  • “Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can’t accept your imperfections, that’s their fault.”
    ~David M. Burns

 

  • “Time will pass and your future is waiting for you to shape it.”

 

  • “Inside your heart is the story of your life. What does it say? What is your purpose? To listen to your inner self will give you guidance and strength that you cannot find anywhere else.”

 

  • “Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.”
    ~Louisa May Alcott

 

  • “Let your mind become clear like a still woodland pond.”
    ~The Buddha

 

  • “Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.”
    ~James M. Barrie

 

  • “Happiness cannot be found in great effort and willpower, but it is already there in relaxation and letting go.”
    ~Lama Gendun Rinpoche

 

  • “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”
    ~Henry David Thoreau

 

  • “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality.”
    ~Albert Einstein

 

  • “Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.”
    ~Titus Maccius Plautus

 

  • “Human creations have filled our minds with confusion about what’s most important. Air, water, land, food and shelter are the foundational needs of all. Their sustainability, quality and availability are what matter most because without them you cannot survive.”

 

  • “Activity conquers coldness. Stillness conquers heat.”
    ~Laozi

 

  • “The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.”
    ~Oscar Wilde

 

  • “Everything that is will eventually become that which isn’t.”

 

  • “Give bliss a chance. It feels good!”

 

  • “Music is the mediator between the spiritual and sensual life.”
    ~Ludwig Van Beethoven

 

  • “Sometimes it seems as thought the universe has much different plans than what we strive for. When your life seems to be out of sync from your dreams, pause for a moment, and see what in your life is inline with what you wanted. Did you need a break? Did you need a change? We do get what we ask for, it just doesn’t always come in the packaging we would prefer.”

 

  • “Resolve to succeed. The greatest discovery that one can make is that nothing is impossible.”

 

  • “Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature, because in her inventions, nothing is lacking and nothing is superfluous.”
    ~Leonardo Da Vinci

 

  • “Taking a moment to take it easy is being a friend to yourself.”

 

  • “There are many things in life that will capture your eye, but very few will capture your heart. These are the ones to pursue. These are the ones worth keeping.”

 

  • “Everyone experiences reality through their own filter. Only you see life the way that you do.”

 

  • “The lives we live are built off of the choices we make. If we want different lives we must make different choices.”

 

  • “Like ripples on the water, small acts of kindness can radiate out further then we can imagine.”

 

  • “The object of seeing is found in the seeing itself, and cannot exist independently of the subject of the sensation.”
    ~Thich Nhat Hanh

 

  • “To understand <i>what is</i> will bring about a revolution which is more far-reaching than the revolution of ideas.
    And it is this revolution that is so necessary to bring about a different culture, a different religion, a different relationship between man and man.”
    ~J. Krishnamurti

Daily Quote Archive – July 2013

  • “Action is the foundational key to all success.”
    ~Pablo Picasso

 

  • “To change the community you have to change the composition of the soil; we are the soil.”
    ~Ron Finley

 

  • “It is in forgiving that we are forgiven, for it is in giving that we receive.”
    ~St Francis of Assisi

 

  • “May I be medicine for the sick and weary. May I be their doctor and their nurse until the sickness appears no more. May I quell the pains of hunger and thirst with rains of food and drink. May I be a torch for those in need of light, a bed for those in need of a bed, and a servant for those in need of service.”
    ~Shantideva

 

  • “Keep love as your practice and let your heart show you the way.”

 

  • “It is one of the commonest of mistakes to consider that the limit of our power of perception is also the limit of all there is is to perceive.”
    ~Charles Webster Leadbeater

 

  • “If you don’t want to be in my shadow, you need to make your own light. My brightness cannot be dimmed.”

 

  • “Only you can know your own truth. Listen carefully to the knowledge in your heart for clarity and direction.”

 

  • “To love and be loved we must allow ourselves to be vulnerable.”

 

  • “New journeys begin with a single step. Find the courage to move forward in a new direction without looking back on the past.”

 

  • “Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.”
    ~Benjamin Franklin

 

  •  “Our real blessings often appear to us in the shapes of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience, and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.”~Joseph Addison

 

  • “Anyone who is truly kind can never be unhappy. Anyone who is truly wise can never be muddled.”
    ~Confucius

 

  • “Once I have determined to move toward enlightenment, even though at times I might become fatigued or distracted, streams of merit pour down from the heavens.”
    ~Shantideva

 

  • “How shall we beguile the lazy time if not with some delight?”
    ~William Shakespeare

 

  • “Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.”
    ~Joseph Campbell

 

  • “Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit, and you reap a character. Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.”
    ~Charles Reade

 

  • “If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?”
    ~Dogen

 

  • “Love is my religion. Hey you can take it or leave it, and you don’t have to believe it.”
    ~Ziggy Marley

 

  • “The moon is one, but on agitated water it produces many reflections. Similarly, ultimate reality is one, yet it appears to be many in the mind agitated by thoughts.”
    ~Maharamayana

 

  • “Relax in a hammock that supports you, instead of struggling to balance on a single pillar.”

 

  • “Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.”
    ~Aristotle

 

  • “The reality of the other person lies not in what he reveals to you, but what he cannot reveal to you. Therefore, if you would understand him, listen not to what he says, but rather to what he does not say.”
    ~Kahlil Gibran

 

  • “So when you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are listening not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed, to the whole of it, not part of it.”
    ~Jiddu Krishnamurti

 

  • “The outer world, with all its phenomena, is filled with divine splendor, but we must have experienced the divine within ourselves, before we can hope to discover it in our environments.”
    ~Rudolf Steiner

 

  • “We should always be mindful of the ever present prospect of death, and never forget about it for an instant. If we do so, the distractions of the world will not infect us and it will be easier for us to follow our path in earnest.”
    ~Yoshida Kenko

 

  • “The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring.”
    ~Oscar Wilde

 

  • “To myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.”
    ~Sir Isaac Newton

 

  • “It is said that power corrupts, but actually it’s more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.”
    ~David Brin

 

  • “History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.”
    ~Percy Bysshe Shelley

 

  • “When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.”
    ~Dalai Lama

Daily Quote Archive – June 2013

  • “A true heart and an open mind can change your reality.”

 

  • “There is a single truth, experienced individually, by connecting to our own hearts.”

 

  • “Allow yourself to be vulnerable and open so that new experiences can make their way in.”

 

  • “Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself,
    do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.”
    ~Bruce Lee

 

  • “In the morning quiet feel the stillness of nature and let it nurture your own inner peace.”

 

  • “If family minds love one another, the home will be a beautiful flower garden.”
    ~The Buddha

 

  • “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams!
    Live the life you’ve imagined.
    As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.”
    ~Henry David Thoreau

 

  • “Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp,
    but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”
    ~Nathaniel Hawthorne

 

  • “The heart that feels things deeply has wisdom.
    And wisdom as profound as that rise rise to virtue.”
    ~Chuang Tzu

 

  • “The best, most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, or even touched.
    They must be felt with the heart.”
    ~Helen Keller

 

  • “That last day does not bring extinction to us, but a change of place.”
    ~Marcus Tullius Cicero

 

  • “There is more to life then just money. Find your happiness, live your bliss.”

 

  • “Keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.”
    ~Thomas A Kempis

 

  • “Every true genius is bound to be naive.”
    ~Friedrich Von Schiller

 

  • “What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expect generally happens.”
    ~Benjamin Disraeli

 

  • “Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.”
    ~Bill Cosby

 

  • “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster.
    And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”
    ~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

 

  • “When the doors of perception are cleansed, man will see things as they truly are, infinite.”
    ~William Blake

 

  • “As rain falls equally on the just and the unjust,
    do not burden your heart with judgments
    but rain your kindness equally on all.”
    ~The Buddha

 

  • “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”
    ~Anais Nin

 

  • “Death tweaks my ear. ‘Live,’ he says, ‘I am coming.’”
    ~Virgil

 

  • “Who would make love subject to law? Love is unto itself a higher law.”
    ~Boethius

 

  • “A great man is he who does not lose his child heart.”
    ~Meng Tzu

 

  • “A big smile will transform yourself and others. Pass on the cheer and send love outward.”

 

  • “Give bliss a chance. If feels good to find your inner peace.”

 

  • “If you want to achieve things in life, you’ve just got to do them, and if you’re talented and smart, you’ll succeed.”
    ~Juliana Hatfield

 

  • “First, have a definite, clear practical ideal – a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your goal – wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that goal. People are goal-seeking animals. Our lives only have meaning if we are reaching out and striving for our goals.”
    ~Aristotle

 

  • “Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal.
    Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure.
    Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.”
    ~Brian Adams

 

  • “I want to be loved while I’m here. The only way to get love is to give love.”
    ~Snoop Lion

 

  • “To give of one’s self; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition…to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived – this is to have succeeded.”
    ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Daily Quote Archive – May 2013

  • “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
    ~Mahatma Gandhi

 

  • “Accustom yourself continually to make acts of love, for the enkindle and melt the soul.”
    ~St. Teresa of Avila

 

  • “I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as
    they are looking for the experience of being alive.”
    ~Joseph Campbell

 

  • “The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
    ~Mahatma Gandhi

 

  • “When the breath is irregular, the mind is also unsteady;
    but when the breath is still, so is the mind.”
    ~Hatha Yoga Pradipika

 

  • “The knowledge of space is the knowledge of our lives.”
    ~Joseph Campbell

 

  • “Pearls do not lie on the seashore. If you desire one you must dive for it.”
    ~Eastern Saying

 

  • “Once we learn to accept and cherish our need for solitude,
    opportunities will arrive in which we can learn to nourish
    our imaginations and nurture our souls.”
    ~Sarah Ban Breathnach

 

  • “Learn to wish that everything should come to pass exactly as it does.”
    ~Epictetus

 

  • “People travel to wonder at the height of mountains,
    at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers,
    at the vast compass of the ocean,
    at the circular motion of the stars,
    and they pass by themselves without wondering.”
    ~St. Augustine

 

  • “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong.”
    ~Mahatma Gandhi

 

  • “I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me.”
    ~Antonio Villaraigosa

 

  • “What strikes the oyster does not damage the pearl.”
    ~Jalal Ad-Din Rumi

 

  • “When one door closes, another opens,
    but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door
    that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”
    ~Alexander Graham Bell

 

  • “If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.”
    ~Benjamin Franklin

 

  • “Children need models rather than critics.”
    ~Joseph Joubert

 

  • “Believe in the change of a new day and the freshness that it can bring.”

 

  • “Listen to your heart to and learn what truths it holds.”

 

  • “The more we let each voice sing out with its own true tone,
    the richer will be the diversity of the chant in unison.”
    ~Angelus Silesius

 

  • “The rain will soon pass and once again the sun will shine.”

 

  • “The twist of fate are unknown.
    Take the turns that life brings lightly, knowing that a new direction with always unfold.”

 

  • “Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all,
    to see life as it is and not as it should be.”
    ~Miguel de Cervantes

 

  • “Set your mind to it and make your dreams become reality.”

 

  • “All things come round to him who will but wait.”
    ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

  • “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.”
    ~Aristotle

 

  • “You are as old as you feel. Age is nothing but a number.”

 

  • “Even if you drive out nature with a pitchfork, she will always find her way back.”
    ~Horace

 

  • “We must use time creatively, and forever realize that time is always ripe to do right.”
    ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

  • “Belief in yourself is essential for following your dreams and achieving success.”

 

  • “The only way to have a friend is to be one.”
    ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

  • “The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.”
    ~Paramahansa Yogananda

 

 


Daily Quote Archive – Apr 2013

  • “All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy;
    for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves;
    we must die to one life before we can enter another.”
    ~Anatole France

 

  • “We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men;
    and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes,
    and they come back to us as effects.”
    ~Herman Melville

 

  • “First tell yourself what you want to be; and then do what you need to do.”
    ~Epictetus

 

  • “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”
    ~Aesop

 

  • “Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.”
    ~Henry Brooks Adams

 

  • “A wise person, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life.”
    ~Aristophanes

 

  • “Only truth unlocks the heart, lies will lock you out.”
    ~Sitajil

 

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.,”
    ~Henry David Thoreau

 

  • “Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power.
    We have guided missiles and misguided men.”
    ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

  • “All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.”
    ~Samuel Butler

 

  • “Minds, like bodies, will often fall into an ill conditioned stated from mere excess and comfort.”
    ~Charles Dickens

 

  • “Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen.
    Keep in the sunlight.”
    ~Benjamin Franklin

 

  • “Peace is available in every moment, in every breath, in every step.”
    ~Thich Nhat Hanh

 

  • “We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.”
    ~Joseph Campbell

 

  • “Bend like the willow and you can never be uprooted.”
    ~Yoshida Kenko

 

  • “Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.”
    ~Winston Churchill

 

  • “Perfect virtue consists of the ability to practice five things everywhere under heaven:
    gravity, generosity, sincerity, seriousness and kindness.”
    ~Confucius

 

  • “Keep your fears to yourself; share your courage with others.”
    ~Robert Louis Stevenson

 

  • “Adults can learn from very little children, for the hearts of little children are pure.
    Therefore, the Great Spirit may show to them many things which older people miss.”
    ~Black Elk

 

  • “The man who reads nothing at all is better educated
    than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.”
    ~Thomas Jefferson

 

  • “As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible,
    but more mysterious.”
    ~Albert Schweitzer

 

  • A cheerful heart is good medicine.”
    ~Proverbs 17.22

 

  • “Time is the soul of the world. It is the richest treasure. Waste not even a second.”
    ~Swami Sivananda

 

  • “Friendship with oneself is all-important because without it
    one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.”
    ~Eleanor Roosevelt

 

  • “So teach us to count our days that we may gain a wise heart.”
    ~Psalms 90.12

 

  • “Life is a series of collisions with the future;
    it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.”
    ~Jose Ortega y Gasset

 

  • “The moon is one, but on agitated water it produces many reflections.
    Similarly, ultimate reality is one,
    yet it appears to be many in a mind agitated by thoughts.”
    ~Maharamayana

 

  • “The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.”
    ~Emily Dickinson

 

  • “Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things
    which escape those who dream only by night.”
    ~Edgar Allan Poe

 

  • “The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting;
    by doubting we come to the question,
    and by seeking we may come upon the truth.”
    ~Pierre Abelard

 


Daily Quote Archive – Mar 2013

  • “Love is the union with somebody, or something, outside oneself,
    under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one’s own self.
    ~ Erich Fromm

 

  • Truth is not always in a well. In fact, as regards the more important
    knowledge, I do believe that she is invariably superficial. The depth lies in
    the valley, where we seek her, and not upon the mountain-tops where
    she is found.”
    ~Edgar Allan Poe

 

  • “The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.”
    ~Emily Dickinson

 

  • “There is no hope unmixed with fear, and no fear unmixed with hope.”
    ~Benedict de Spinoza

 

  • “When we come into contact with the other person, our thoughts and
    actions should express our mind of compassion eve if that person says
    and does things that are not easy to accept. We practice in this way until
    we see clearly that our love is not contingent upon the other person being
    lovable.”
    ~Thich Nhat Hanh

 

  • “Putting ourselves in another person’s shoes is the key to empathy
    and true non-judgmental understanding. Each of us has a unique set of
    circumstances that make up our lives, and how we are derives from a
    combination of our conditioning, our innate nature, our experiences, and
    our environment. But we are all human beings, with the seeds of all
    human actions latent within us.”

 

  • “Contemplate the workings of this world, listen to the words of the
    wise, take all that is good as your own. With this as your base, open your
    own door to truth. Do not overlook the truth that is right before you. Study
    how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the
    rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything – even
    mountains, rivers, plants, and tress – should be your teacher.”
    ~Morihei Ueshiba

 

  • “Human action has not woven the web of life: we are but a thread in it.
    Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.
    All things are bound together. All things connect.”
    ~Chief Seattle

 

  • “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”
    ~Mahatma Gandhi

 

  • “One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests.
    They come to you.
    When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else.”
    ~Eleanor Roosevelt

 

  • “An artist is someone who turns his coat inside out and falls in love with the colour of the lining.”
    ~Jeanne Tardiveau

 

  • “The best way out is always through.”
    ~Robert Frost

 

  • “Just as a bicycle chain may be too tight, so may one’s carefulness and
    conscientiousness be so tense as to hinder the running of one’s own mind.”
    ~William James

 

  • “It is easy for us to forgive a child who fears the dark.
    The true sadness in life is when men fear the light.”
    ~Plato

 

  • “Make it your habit to listen carefully to what other people say and,
    as far as possible, be inside the mind of the person speaking.”
    ~Marcus Aurelius

 

  • “Once I have determined to move toward enlightenment,
    even though at times I might become fatigued or distracted,
    streams of merit pour down from the heavens.”
    ~Shantideva

 

  • “May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light,
    May good luck pursue you each morning and night.”
    ~Irish blessing

 

  • “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
    what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
    ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

 

  • “A human being is part of the whole, called by us ‘the universe’.
    Our task must be to widen our circle of compassion to embrace
    all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”
    ~Albert Einstein

 

  • “Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.”
    ~Thomas Carlyle

 

  • “The sight of the stars makes me dream.”
    ~Vincent Van Gogh

 

  • “Freedom and love go together. Love is not a reaction.
    If I love you because you love me, that is a mere trade,
    a thing to be bought in the market; it is not love.
    To love is not to ask anything in return,
    not even to feel that you are giving something -
    and it is only such love that know freedom.”
    ~Jiddu Krishnamurti

 

  • “Even if you drive out nature with a pitchfork, she will always find her way back.”
    ~Horace

 

  • “The best, most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, or even touched.
    They must be felt with the heart.”
    ~Helen Keller

 

  • “The best, most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, or even touched.
    They must be felt with the heart.”
    ~Helen Keller

 

  • “At the heart of your being lies your answer. You know who you are and what you want.”
    ~Laozi

 

  • “Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
    even if the whole world seems tumbled down.”
    ~St. Francois de Sales

 

  • “What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the
    abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all
    voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but
    disastrous.”
    ~Thomas Merton

 

  • “Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before,
    but in saying exactly what you think yourself.”
    ~James Stephens

 

  • “Our real blessings often appear to us in the shapes of pains, losses, and disappointments;
    but let us have patience, and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.”
    ~Joseph Addison

 

  • “Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.”
    ~St Francis of Assisi

Daily Quote Archive – Feb 2013

  • “Remember that what you have now was once among the things you only hoped for.”
    ~Epicurus

 

  • “It is a sign of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
    ~Aristotle

 

  • “Every truth has four corners. As a teacher I give you one corner, and it is
    for you to find the other three.”
    ~Confucius

 

  • “The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and
    artistic of human actions.”
    ~Thich Nhat Hanh

 

  • “You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can
    make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.”
    ~Swami Vivekananda

 

  • “Everything in nature contains all the power of nature. Everything is made
    of one hidden stuff.”
    ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

  • “If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.”
    ~Bruce Lee

 

  • “A mind that is consumed in the false can never find the truth. When the
    mind sees that which is false, then that which is true comes into being
    and then there is ecstasy, there is happiness.”
    ~J. Krishnamurti

 

  • “We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our
    fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions
    run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.”
    ~Herman Melville

 

  • “Of all the earthly music, that which reaches farthest into heaven is the
    beating of a truly loving heart.”
    ~Henry Ward Beecher

 

  • “Peace, like charity, begins at home.”
    ~Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

  • “Every human being is the author of their own health or disease.”
    Swami Sivananda

 

  • “To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.”
    ~Lao Tzu

 

  • “Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the gods.”
    ~Plato

 

  • “Even as a mother at the risk of her own life would watch over her only child,
    so let us with boundless mind and goodwill survey the whole world.”
    ~The Buddha

 

  • “We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth,
    at least the truth that is given to us to understand.”
    ~Pablo Picasso

 

  • “I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they
    are looking for the experience of being alive.”
    ~Joseph Campbell

 

  • “If anyone can demonstrate to me and convince me that I am thinking or acting incorrectly,
    I will happily change; for I wish to know the truth, which
    never caused injury to anyone.”
    ~Marcus Aurelius

 

  • “You will find, as you look back upon your life, that the moments that
    stand out are the moments when you have done things for others.”
    ~Henry Drummond

 

  • “Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves”
    ~Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 

  • “Glance at the sun. See the moon and stars. Gaze at the beauty of the green earth. Now think.”
    ~Hildegard of Bingen

 

  • “The outer world, with all its phenomena, is filled with divine splendor,
    but we must have experienced the divine within ourselves,
    before we can hope to discover it in our environment.”
    ~Rudolf Steiner

 

  • “When you are good to others, you are best to yourself.”
    ~Benjamin Franklin

 

  • “Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism.
    But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another.
    Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid.
    There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.”
    ~Margaret Fuller

 

  • “Rather than continuing to seek the truth, simply let go of your views.”
    ~The Buddha

 

  • “By meditation upon light and upon radiance, knowledge of the spirit
    can be reached and peace can be achieved.”
    ~Patanjali

 

  • “The path is a lighthouse, not a harbor.”
    ~Russian Saying

 

  • “When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot
    manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence
    cannot be applied.”
    ~Herophilus

Daily Quotes Archive – Jan-2013

  • “What is strong and rigid is snapped and laid low. What is flexible and soft will always prevail.” ~Laozi

 

  • “Many a man fails to become a thinker only for the reason that his memory is too good.”
    ~ Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

 

  • “A great revolution in just one individual will help to change the destiny of all humankind.”
    ~Daisaku Ikeda

 

  • “It is in forgiving that we are forgiven, for it is in giving that we receive.”
    ~St. Francis of Assisi

 

  • “It is from care that blessings arise. It is from carelessness that troubles arise.”
    ~The Buddha

 

  • “We live in feelings, not in figures on a sundial. We should count time in heartbeats.”
    ~Aristotle

 

  • “Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep.
    The only way to retain love is to give it away.”
    ~Elbert Hubbard

 

  • “The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.”
    ~Albert Einstein

 

  • “Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
    The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be!
    How much you can love!
    What you can accomplish!
    And what your potential is!”
    ~Anne Frank

 

  • “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
    Let us move forward with strong active faith.”
    ~Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

  • “The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.”
    Galileo Galilei

 

  • “Things are not what they seem; nor are they otherwise.”
    ~Shurangama Sutra (Before 700BC)