Quotes June 16, 2020

People don’t make changes because things are wonderful.
Jamaica Kincaid,
To see we must forget the name of the thing we are looking at.
Claude Monet,
Impressionist painter
In order to rise/From its own ashes/A phoenix/First/Must/Burn.
Octavia E. Butler,
Investigate yourself to find the truth — inside, not outside. Knowing yourself is most important.
Ajahn Chah,
Buddhist monk
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
Theodor Adorno,
philosopher, sociologist, psychologist, musicologist, composer
Truth is the highest thing that man may keep.
Geoffrey Chaucer,
writer, poet
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.
Be real. Try to do what you say, say what you mean, and be what you seem.
Marian Wright Edelman,
children’s rights activist, founder of the Children’s Defense Fund
The less you care, the happier you are.