Quotes April 27, 2020

“As long as you don’t forgive, who and whatever it is will occupy a rent-free space in your mind.”
Isabelle Holland
 
 
 
 
“I have endured a great deal of ridicule without much malice; and have received a great deal of kindness, not quite free from ridicule. I am used to it.”
Abraham Lincoln, November 2, 1863 in letter to James H. Hackett
 
 
 
 
“These are the few ways we can practice humility: To speak as little as possible of one’s self. To mind one’s own business. Not to want to manage other people’s affairs. To avoid curiosity. To accept contradictions and correction cheerfully. To pass over the mistakes of others. To accept insults and injuries. To accept being slighted, forgotten and disliked. To be kind and gentle even under provocation. Never to stand on one’s dignity. To choose always the hardest.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
 
 
 
 
“The greatest gift is the passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind.”
Elizabeth Hardwick, The Paris Review, interview
 
 
 
 
“Stories make us more alive, more human, more courageous, more loving.”
Madeleine L’Engle
 
 
 
 
“I told myself, Malala, you have already faced death. This is your second life. Don’t be afraid — if you are afraid, you can’t move forward.”
Malala Yousafzai
 
 
 
 
When someone helps you and they are struggling too, that’s not help, that’s love.
Unknown