Quotes February 28 & March 01, 2022

Courtesy of Gretchen Rubin Moment of Happiness

 
 
The salvation of man is through love and in love.
VIKTOR FRANKL
Man’s Search for Meaning
 
 
 
 
Where it is in our power to act, it is also in our power to not act.
ARISTOTLE
The Nicomachean Ethics
 
 
 
 
I suppose the more you have to do, the more you learn to organise and concentrate—or else get fragmented into bits. I have learned to use my ‘ten minutes.’ I once thought it was not worth sitting down for a time as short as that; now I know differently and, if I have ten minutes, I use them, even if they bring only two lines, and it keeps the book alive.”
RUMER GODDEN
A House with Four Rooms
 
 
 
 
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
JANE AUSTEN
Mansfield Park
 
 
 
 
Just as you feel when you look on the river and sky, so I felt.
WALT WHITMAN
“Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” from Leaves of Grass
 
 
 
 
What I regret most in my life are failures of kindness.
GEORGE SAUNDERS
Syracuse University Commencement Address, 2013

 
 
 
 
What we do every day matters more than what we do once in a while.
GRETCHEN RUBIN