Quotes March 13, 2018

“If you make it a habit not to blame others, you will feel the growth of the ability to love in your soul, and you will see the growth of goodness in your life.”
Leo Tolstoy, A Calendar of Wisdom
“To hear complaints is wearisome alike to the wretched and the happy.”
Samuel Johnson, The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia
Wisdom demands a new orientation of science and technology toward the organic, the gentle, the elegant and beautiful.
E.F. Schumacher
Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings.
Victor Hugo
When things aren’t adding up in your life, start subtracting.
“I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.”
Ernest Hemingway
“Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak.”
“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
Audre Lord
Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.
Henry James
There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice.
Joseph Addison,
politician and writer
“The secret to change is to focus all of your energy
not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”
“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.”
Melinda Gates, Philanthropist
“Our deepest wishes are whispers of our authentic self. We must learn to respect them. We must learn to listen.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Author and Philanthropist
“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”
Coco Chanel, Entrepreneur and Fashion Designer
“It’s the hard things that break; soft things don’t break…You can waste so many years of your life trying to become something hard in order not to break; but it’s the soft things that can’t break! The hard things are the ones that shatter into a million pieces!”
C Joybell

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