Tag: Awareness

Quotes March 14, 2022

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.”
Lao Tzu
 
 
 
 
Nature is slow, but sure; she works no faster than need be; she is the tortoise that wins the race by her perseverance.
Henry David Thoreau
 
 
 
 
“Everything in moderation, including moderation.”
Oscar Wilde
 
 
 
 
Life’s not about expecting, hoping and wishing, it’s about doing, being and becoming.
Mike Dooley – Author-Speaker-Entrepreneur
 
 
 
 
The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all.
Josiyah Martin – Author
 
 
 
 
Rather than looking at the unanswered questions, we now need to be looking at the unquestioned answers of our time.
Lynne Twist
 
 
 
 
The heart that breaks open can contain the whole universe.
Joanna Macy
 
 
 
 
To “listen” another’s soul into a condition of disclosure and discovery may be almost the greatest service that any human being ever performs for another.
Douglas V. Steere
 
 
 
 
The universe is one being. Everything and everyone is interconnected through an invisible web of stories. Whether we are aware of it or not, we are all in a silent conversation.
Elif Shafak
 
 
 
 
The planet will never come alive for you unless your songs and stories give life to all the beings, seen and unseen, that inhabit a living Earth.
Amitav Ghosh
 
 
 
 
There must be a disciplined eye and a wild mind.
Dorothy Parker,
writer, poet, critic
March is Women’s History Month

Quotes October 21, 2021

“When I think of immigration, I want to think of families. I want to think of unity. I want to think of a safe place, you know, free of persecution, a place where we can welcome a child that is hungry.”
Rashida Tlaib
 
 
 
 
We have a legal and moral obligation to protect people fleeing bombs, bullets and tyrants, and throughout history those people have enriched our society.
Juliet Stevenson
 
 
 
 
Woods and fields are a table always spread.
Henry David Thoreau
 
 
 
 
The question is not ‘Can you make a difference?’ You already do make a difference. It’s just a matter of what kind of difference you want to make during your life on this planet.
Julia Butterfly Hill
 
 
 
 
Rewilding is about humility, about stepping back.
George Monbiot
 
 
 
 
If we are to respect others’ religions as we would have them respect our own, a friendly study of the world’s religions is a sacred duty.
Mahatma Gandhi
 
 
 
 
I think what art can do is give hope. Real hope.
Jacob Needleman
 
 
 
 
In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety.
Abraham Maslow
 
 
 
 
Love sacrifices all things to bless the thing it loves..
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
 
 
 
 
I am life which wills to live, and I exist in the midst of life which wills to live.
Albert Schweitzer
 
 
 
 
The world offers itself to your imagination,
calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting —
over and over announcing your place
in the family of things.
Mary Oliver
 
 
 
 
A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because her trust is not in the branch but in her own wings. Always believe in yourself.
Unknown

Quotes June 13, 2021

For it is in giving that we receive.
St. Francis of Assisi
 
 
 
 
Peace is not won by those who fiercely guard their differences, but by those who with open minds and hearts seek out connections.
Katherine Paterson
 
 
 
 
A stage play ought to be the point of intersection between the visible and invisible worlds, or, in other words, the display, the manifestation of the hidden.
Arthur Adamov
 
 
 
 
Community is a place where the connections felt in our hearts make themselves known in the bonds between people, and where the tuggings and pullings of those bonds keep opening our hearts.
Parker J. Palmer
 
 
 
 
Awareness is the greatest agent for change
Eckhart Tolle
 
 
 
 
I refuse to accept that the shackles of slavery can ever be stronger than the quest for freedom.
Kailash Satyarthi
 
 
 
 
The freedom of affluence opposes and contradicts the freedom of community life.
The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all…Without proper care for it we can have no community, because without proper care for it we can have no life.
Wendell Berry
 
 
 
 
Your heart knows the truth of openness and suffers the tense lie of your closure.
David Deida
 
 
 
 
The first resistance to social change is to say it’s not necessary.
Gloria Steinem
 
 
 
 
The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.
John Muir
 
 
 
 
The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.
Kahlil Gibran
 
 
 
 
We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
Epictetus
 
 
 
 
Two monologues do not make a dialogue.
Andy Sivell