Tag: kindness

Quotes April 3, 2021

Laugh.
Laughter is immeasurable.
Be joyful though you have considered all the facts.
Wendell Berry
 
 
 
 
One planet, one experiment.
E.O. Wllson
 
 
 
 
You don’t flush people,
you flush things.
Ra Avis
 
 
 
 
The soul is like a wild animal–tough, resilient, savvy, self-sufficient and yet exceedingly shy.
Parker Palmer
 
 
 
 
We are one, after all, you and I, together we suffer, together exist and forever will recreate one another.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
 
 
 
 
Grief and love are sisters, woven together from the beginning. Their kinship reminds us that there is no love that does not contain loss and no loss that is not a reminder of the love we carry for what we once held close.
Francis Weller
 
 
 
 
The hero is commonly the simplest and obscurest of men.
Henry David Thoreau
 
 
 
 
Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity
John Muir
 
 
 
 
Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.
Kahlil Gibran

Quotes March 31, 2020

The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.
Winston Churchill
 
 
 
 
“If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.”
Charles Bukowski
 
 
 
 
“Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.”
Dan Coppersmith
 
 
 
 
“Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.”
Bell Hooks
 
 
 
 
“To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.”
Denis Waitley
 
 
 
 
“If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.”
Barbara De Angelis
 
 
 
 
“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.”
Mark Twain
 
 
 
 
“People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.”
Dan Pearce
 
 
 
 
”If you don’t love yourself, nobody will. Not only that, you won’t be good at loving anyone else. Loving starts with the self.”
Wayne Dyer
 
 
 
 

“To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.”
Robert Morley
 
 
 
 
Reminder:
Begin every day with gratitude.
Unknown

Quotes February 15 & 16, 2020

Dear God, give me the strength to move through my day with grace and love in my heart.
Jill Alman Bernstein
 
 
 
 
Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it.
Rabindranath Tagore,
philosopher, poet, musician, artist, Nobel Prize winner
 
 
 
 
Never apologize for how much love you have to give. Just feel sorry for those who didn’t want any of it.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Kindness is a gift everyone can afford to give.
Unknown

Quotes November 27, 2019

“It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.”
W.C. Fields
 
 
 
 
“When you adopt the viewpoint that there is nothing that exists that is not part of you, that there is no one who exists who is not part of you, that any judgment you make is self-judgment, that any criticism you level is self-criticism, you will wisely extend to yourself an unconditional love that will be the light of the world.”
Harry Palmer
 
 
 
 
“Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.”
Anna Taylor
 
 
 
 
“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.”
Michael J. Fox
 
 
 
 
“The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.”
Robert Hand
 
 
 
 
”If you don’t love yourself, nobody will. Not only that, you won’t be good at loving anyone else. Loving starts with the self.”
Wayne Dyer
 
 
 
 
“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.”
Helen Keller
 
 
 
 
“Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness.”
Deborah Day
 
 
 
 
“Self-love is an ocean and your heart is a vessel. Make it full, and any excess will spill over into the lives of the people you hold dear. But you must come first.”
Beau Taplin
 
 
 
 
“If only you could sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.”
Fred Rogers
 
 
 
 
It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.
John Templeton
 
 
 
 
Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you.
Michelle Obama
 
 
 
 
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
 
 
 
Tomorrow’s life is too late. Live today.
Marcus Valerius Martialis
 
 
 
 
“If you want to do a good deed, do it now. The time will pass, and you will not have the chance again.”
Leo Tolstoy:
 
 
 
 
“When we aggregate with those who are similar to ourselves, we create scale. When we aggregate with those who are unlike ourselves, we create complexity.”
Yaneer Bar-Yam
 
 
 
 
When you’re wrong, admit it. When you’re right, be quiet.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
A meaningful silence is always better than meaningless words.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Remember it’s just a bad day, not a bad life.
Unknown

Quotes May 21, 2018

Life is too short to waste time. Doing nothing is an expensive choice.
Anonymous
 
 
 
 
It costs $0.00 to be a decent person.
Anonymous
 
 
 
 
What comes easy won’t last. What lasts, won’t come easy.
Anonymous

Quotes February 10, 2018

Trust is like an eraser, it gets smaller and smaller after every mistake.
Curiano.com
 
 
 
 
Leadership’s not a title. It’s a behavior. Live it.
Robin Sharma
 
 
 
 
Life is about making an impact, not an income.
Kevin Kruse
 
 
 
 
Actions prove who someone is, words just prove who they want to be.
Kushandwizdom
 
 
 
 
Remember that your greatest talent is so much more powerful than your biggest fear.
hplyrikz.com
 
 
 
 
Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Jimi Hendrix
 
 
 
 
You fix it by being kind to every being you meet.
Claudia Hall Christian
 
 
 
 
Dear haters, I couldn’t help but notice that ‘Awesome’ ends with ‘Me” and ‘Ugly” starts with ‘U’
Anonymous

Quotes January 30, 2018

If plan A fails, remember there are 25 more letters.
Chris Guillebeau
 
 
 
 
“There is nothing more important to true growth than realizing that you are not the voice of the mind—you are the one who hears it.”
Michael Singer
 
 
 
 
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite alone with the heavens.
Anne Frank,
diarist
 
 
 
 
Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can’t remember who we are or why we’re here.
Sue Monk Kidd
 
 
 
 
“We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality tied in a single garment of destiny.”
Martin Luther King
 
 
 
 
“Don’t trade your authenticity for approval.”
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.
Unknown

Quotes December 31, 2017

“New Year’s eve is like every other night; there is no pause in the march of the universe, no breathless moment of silence among created things that the passage of another twelve months may be noted; and yet no man has quite the same thoughts this evening that come with the coming of darkness on other nights.”

Hamilton Wright Mabie
 
 
 
 
I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing Light of your own Being.
Hafiz
 
 
 
 
Your kindness will light up someone else’s dark night.
Claudia Hall Christian
 
 
 
 
“May you have warmth in your igloo, oil in your lamp, and peace in your heart!”

Eskimo proverb

Quotes December 23, 2017

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?
Henry David Thoreau

 
 
 
 
Surrender is the inner transition from resistance to acceptance, from no to yes.
Eckart Tolle
 
 
 
 
There are not strangers here. Only friends you haven’t yet met.
William Butler Yeats
 
 
 
 
When I see that my thought is incapable of understanding, that its movement brings nothing, I am open to the sense of the cosmic, beyond the realm of human perception.
Jeanne de Salzmann

 
 
 
 
The question you should be asking is, “Can I do one small thing tomorrow to make things a little bit better?”And the answer is almost always yes.
Dan Pink
 
 
 
 
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
Jonathan Swift,
writer
 
 
 
 
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
Samuel Johnson,
writer
 
 
 
 
Some people react to fear by seeking security, change, control. The rest accept the change and just go on about their lives.
N.K. Jemisin,
writer
 
 
 
 

When you get into a tight place, and everything goes against you till it seems as if you couldn’t hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that’s just the place and time that the tide’ll turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe,
abolitionist and writer
 
 
 
 
The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity.
Amelia Earhart,
aviator

Quotes December 19, 2017

Your time is your life. Period. How you spend it ends up being what your life is.
Henry Cloud,
psychologist and leadership consultant
 
 
 
 
Integrity is formed, not born, one decision at a time.
Jeff O’Leary,
writer
 
 
 
 
There is no foreign land; it is the traveler only that is foreign.
Robert Louis Stevenson,
writer
 
 
 
 
I am prepared to go anywhere, provided it be forward.
David Livingstone,
explorer
 
 
 
 
If you can’t get what you want, you end up doing something else, just to get some relief. Just to keep from going crazy. Because when you’re sad enough, you look for ways to fill you up.
Laura Pritchett, Sky Bridge: A Novel
 
 
 
 
Nothing endures but personal qualities.
Walt Whitman,
writer

 
 
 
 
You know when, sometimes you meet someone so beautiful, and then you actually talk to them and five minutes later, they’re as dull as a brick? Then there’s other people, and you meet them and you think, ‘Not bad; they’re okay.’ And then you get to know them, and their face sort of becomes them, like their personality is written all over it. And they just turn into something so beautiful.
Amelia Pond
 
 
 
 
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
Seneca,
philosopher
 
 
 
 
Isn’t it weird how you can actually feel the pain in your chest and stomach when something really hurts your feelings
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