Saturday, March 28, 2009

Quotes - 1

... the purpose of your life, and each life, *is in its being*. That being may include certain actions, but the acts themselves are only important in that they spring out of the essence of your life, *which simply by being* is bound to fulfill its purposes." - Seth

"Whatever it is, if it doesn't make you happy, walk away, give it away to someone else who wants it. Let it be THEIR next dream; let it flee from you. You're emptying out your limitations when you do that. Then you have ROOM to grow, to allow magnificent things to fill the vacuum of those seemingly empty places. When you hold onto yesterday, when you hold onto dead and dying adventures, you have no room in your box for greatness." - Ramtha

"Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages." - Thomas Edison

"The thinking man must oppose all cruelties no matter how deeply rooted in tradition or surrounded by a halo." - Albert Schweitzer

"I would daily throw out crumbs for the sparrows in the neighborhood.I noticed that one sparrow was injured, so that it had difficulty getting about. But I was interested to discover that the other sparrows, apparently by mutual agreement, would leave the crumbs which lay nearest their crippled comrade, so that he could get his share, undisturbed." - Albert Schweitzer

"People who let their dogs and cats have litters in order to show their children the 'miracle of birth' should come witness the 'miracle of death' performed in the back rooms of animal shelters all over the country." - Phyllis Wright, Humane Society

"It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt." - Mark Twain

"The tongue weighs practically nothing, but so few people can hold it." - Unknown

"To be yourself, in a world that tries, night and day, to make you just like everybody else - is to fight the greatest battle there ever is to fight, and never stop fighting..." - E.E. Cummings

"If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome." - Anne Bradstreet

"Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his heart, and that depends upon how much he has polished it. Whoever has polished it more sees more - more unseen forms become manifest to him." - Rumi

"A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day." - Emily Dickinson

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