Quotes July 30, 2017

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others”
Nelson Mandela
 
 
 
 
A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.
Greek Proverb
 
 
 
 
Man’s search for meaning is perhaps the most fundamental search on the road of self-discovery. And in the end, every last of us has to find his own answer.
Aljoscha Dreisorner
 
 
 
 
Food is strength, and food is peace, and food is freedom, and food is a helping hand to people around the world whose good will and friendship we want.
John F. Kennedy
 
 
 
 
The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.
Jon Kabat-Zinn
 
 
 
 
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.
Dalai Lama
 
 
 
 
The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.
John Muir
 
 
 
 
When you look deeply into your anger, you will see that the person you call your enemy is also suffering. As soon as you see that, the capacity for accepting and having compassion for them is there.
Thich Nhat Hanh
 
 
 
 
Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things.
Thomas Merton
 
 
 
 
Being receptive and allowing things to happen is a skill that can be practiced and improved upon.
Dr. Amy Johnson
 
 
 
 
The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand.
Robert Vallett
 
 
 
 
Business is the economic engine of our Western culture, and if it could be transformed to truly serve nature as well as ourselves, it could become essential to our rescue.
Karl-Henrik Robert
 
 
 
 
Grit is living life like it’s a marathon, not a sprint.
Angela Duckworth
 
 
 
 
Three things remain with us from paradise: stars, flowers and children.
Dante Alighieri