Quotes July 10, 2018

Quotes courtesy of Daily Good
Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
Margaret Mead
I have been circling for thousands of years,
and I still don’t know: am I a falcon,
a storm, or a great song?
Rainer Maria Rilke
I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization.
Roger Ebert
Based on this goal of accumulation, industrial society practices conspicuous consumption. Indigenous societies, on the other hand, practice…”conspicuous distribution.” We focus on the potlatch, the giveaway, an event which carries much more honor than accumulation does.
Winona LaDuke
Cooking is good citizenship.
Barbara Kingsolver
To burn out is to let one’s light languish until it disappears. As interdependent beings, we are responsible for making sure our flame is fueled.
Jennifer Jean
When your kid walks in the room, does your face light up?
Toni Morrison
Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
Rabindranath Tagore
Time present and time past
Are both perhaps present in time future,
And time future contained in time past.
T. S. Eliot
But the beauty is in the walking — we are betrayed by destinations.
Gwyn Thomas
There is always going to be obstacles. The thing is you don’t let those obstacles determine where you are going.
Pearl Fryer
I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.
J.R.R. Tolkien
If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.
Hal Borland
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Meister Eckhart