Friday, January 02, 2009

Insights -1

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. - Plato

A person desperately searching for love is like a fish desperately searching for water.- Deepak Chopra

We need the tonic of wilderness... we can never have enough of nature. - Henry David Thoreau

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind. - Albert Einstein

To open the individual path inward is the most exalted of human endeavors. - James Perkins

Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of the genius. - Gibbon

Great souls are they who see that spiritual is stronger than material force, that thoughts rule the world. - Emerson

I love a broad margin to my life. - Henry David Thoreau

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. - Gandhi

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. - Mother Teresa

How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world - Shakespeare

I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong - Leo Rosten

Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace. - Schweitzer

The best way to know God is to love many things. - Vincent van Gogh

Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. - Rumi

When we have seen Reality, there is not a grain of dust which has not a sublime meaning. - Vanderleeuw

The voyage of discovery lies not in finding new landscapes but in having new eyes. - Marcel Proust

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet. - James Oppenheim

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