Quotes February 28, 2021

You don’t get in life what you want. You get what you are.
Jackie Lapin
Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be. But what will happen in all the other days that ever come can depend on what you do today.
Ernest Hemingway,
writer, journalist, Nobel Prize winner
The animals of the planet are in desperate peril. Without free animal life, I believe we will lose the spiritual equivalent of oxygen.
Alice Walker
The witchery of living
is my whole conversation
with you, my darlings.
All I can tell you is what I know.
Mary Oliver
Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
Helen Keller
Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry — all forms of fear — are caused by too much future, and not enough presence.
Eckhart Tolle
Inside us there is something that has no name, that something is what we are.
Jose Saramago
For it is easy to criticize and break down the spirit of others, but to know yourself takes a lifetime.
Bruce Lee
Love is the bridge between you and everything.
If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence, we could rise up rooted, like trees.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The subtle source is clear and bright, the tributary streams run through the darkness.
Shitou Xiqian
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss, but that it is too low and we reach it.
To share such a moment of deep tranquility with another being, especially one as different from us as the octopus, is a humbling privilege.
Sy Montgomery
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.
Muhammad Ali,
professional heavyweight boxer, social activist, entertainer, philanthropist
February is Black History Month

Simply by changing your own behavior, you gain at least some influence over the problem.
Douglas Stone