Quotes November 23, 2021

“Don’t make election popularity largely a matter of which candidate hires the most creative and effective propagandists. Insist that it be, instead, a running conversation with the public.”
Ron Howard
“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”
John F. Kennedy
“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.”
Kurt Vonnegut
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
Marcus Tullius Cicero – 106 BC-43 BC – Roman Statesman-Philosopher
All things are difficult before they are easy.
Thomas Fuller – 1608-1661 – English Churchman-Historian
Without translation, I would be limited to the borders of my own country. The translator is my most important ally. He introduces me to the world.
Italo Calvino
Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.
Etty Hillesum
Nothing from nothing ever yet was born.
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.
Chinese Proverb
We can think of place-making as something that happens through movement: significance, memories and relationships are created by patterns of walking, approaching, branching away, visiting, gathering.
Michael Givens
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
Dalai Lama
All knowledge that has lasted is knowledge that makes us recognize interconnections.
Vandana Shiva
Stones are mute teachers; they silence the observer, and the most valuable lesson we learn from them we cannot communicate.
May you live every day of your life.
Jonathan Swift