Quotes April 30, 2018

Courtesy of Daily Good

Let your heart go out and abide in things. Let things return and abide in your heart.
Dogen
 
 
 
 
Joy is the gift of love. Grief is the price of love. Anger is the force that protects it.
Valerie Kaur
 
 
 
 
The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real.
Lucian Freud
 
 
 
 
When you realize nothing is lacking, the whole world belongs to you.
Lao Tzu
 
 
 
 
Children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way.
Linda Creed and Michael Masser
 
 
 
 
A generous heart is always open, always ready to receive our going and coming. In the midst of such love we need never fear abandonment. This is the most precious gift true love offers – the experience of knowing we always belong.
bell hooks
 
 
 
 
Make love of yourself perfect. Deny yourself nothing — give yourself infinity and eternity and discover that you do not need them; you are beyond.
Nisargadatta Maharaj
 
 
 
 
No seed ever sees the flower.
Zen proverb
 
 
 
 
There are no wrong turns, only unexpected paths.
Mark Nepo
 
 
 
 
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.
Mother Teresa
 
 
 
 
Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one.
Nikoli Berdyaev
 
 
 
 
Sane leadership…is the deep knowing that, even in the most dire circumstances, more becomes possible as people engage together with compassion and discernment, self-determining their way forward.
Margaret Wheatley
 
 
 
 
Peace is the only battle worth waging.
Albert Camus
 
 
 
 
Everything is connected…no one thing can change by itself.
Paul Hawken
 
 
 
 
True self tells us who we are, where we are planted in the ecosystem of life, what “right action” looks like for us, and how we can grow more fully into our own potentials.
Parker Palmer
 
 
 
 
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
Dalai Lama
 
 
 
 
A curve is always beautiful because it’s truthful.
Tony Owen
 
 
 
 
I’ve found that many of the decisions in my life involving change have come from the heart.
Judy Wicks
 
 
 
 
If you have built castles in the air; your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
 
 
 
 
Education is not a tool for development– individual, community, and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams.
Nita Ambani
 
 
 
 
Those who teach the most about humanity, aren’t always humans.
Donald L. Hicks
 
 
 
 
Work on the body is very important to help people feel fully alive. Aside from telling their story they must reacquaint themselves with their body. Trauma isn’t out there it is right in here.
Dr. Bessel van der Kolk
 
 
 
 
Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
Virginia Woolf
 
 
 
 
When the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.
Leonardo Da Vinci
 
 
 
 
Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston Churchill
 
 
 
 
We seek a restorative justice, not a retributive justice.
Desmond Tutu
 
 
 
 
If the cause of poverty is marginalization, the cure is inclusion.
Richard John Neuhaus
 
 
 
 
The truth is that falling hurts. The dare is to keep being brave and feel your way back up.
Brene’ Brown