In time, the people with desire will always rise to the top.
We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom.
STEPHEN VINCENT BENÉT
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
William Bruce Cameron
Attention is the most basic form of love; through it we bless and are blessed.
To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.
The root of all health is in the brain. The trunk of it is in emotion. The branches and leaves are the body. The flower of health blooms when all parts work together.
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
It is time for us to turn to each other, not on each other.
We do not govern simply through laws and by force, but by example — by what we reveal of our basic values in relation to Nature and a resident people.
Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood. … Make big plans; aim high in hope and work.
architect and urban designer
“The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace. A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one’s life.”
“Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.”
“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”
“I was thinking one day and I realized that if I just had somebody behind me all the way to motivate me I could make a big difference. Nobody came along like that so I just became that person for myself.”