Tag: kindness

Quotes December 25 & 26, 2021

When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.
Willie Nelson – Musician-Actor-Activist
The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
Lee Lacocca – 1924-2019 – American Automobile Executive
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.
Our task must be to free ourselves…by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty
Albert Einstein
We have to belong to ourselves as much as we need to belong to others. Any belonging that asks us to betray ourselves is not true belonging.
Brene Brown
Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.
Scott Adams
Perhaps, you also grew up with this notion: that to be of value, it has to be big. And what if that notion is not true? What if it is the seemingly small actions that are in fact, of great value? What if these seemingly small actions are what connect us one to another and open the gateway to deeper understanding?
When There Is No Language Speak Kindness
Kristin Pedemonti
Of course, the “tradition” has changed. There is no routine anymore. Every holiday is different, depending on who is available to share the day. I’ve realized that tradition isn’t really about what we eat or where we go. The thing that continues to make each holiday “traditional” is that it is a gathering together of people who care about each other. I now know it’s a time to celebrate one another and remember once again how we are all family.
Sandy Abell

Quotes June 10, 2021

The absence of evidence is not the evidence of absence.
Price Pritchett – Author-Business Advisor-Speaker
Reality is inherently grounding. The more in touch with it we are, the more grounded we feel. This is true on every level: physical, mental, emotional, energetic, and spiritual.
John J. Prendergast
The servant-leader is servant first… It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead. That person is sharply different from one who is leader first.
Robert Greenleaf
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Alexander Pope
Melody is the medium within which my soul hears something from your soul…
Chloe Goodchild
The more we can be in a relationship with those who might seem strange to us, the more we can feel like we’re neighbors and all members of the human family.
Fred Rogers
Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.
Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Malcolm Forbes
Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world.
Dolores Huerta
There are no obstacles to the path. The obstacles are the path.
Zen saying
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Buckminster Fuller
The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
Dalai Lama
Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself,
(I am large, I contain multitudes.)
Walt Whitman
All healing is first a healing of the heart
Carl Townsend

Quotes April 3, 2021

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
Begin every day with gratitude.

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.
Kindness is a gift everyone can afford to give.

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.
A meaningful silence is always better than meaningless words.
Remember it’s just a bad day, not a bad life.

Quotes May 21, 2018

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

Quotes February 10, 2018

Trust is like an eraser, it gets smaller and smaller after every mistake.
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.
Remember that your greatest talent is so much more powerful than your biggest fear.
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’

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,
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.”
Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.

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.
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