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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Grown men can learn from very little children
for the hearts of little children are pure.
Therefore, the Great Spirit may show to them
many things which older people miss.
- Black Elk
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul
than the way in which it treats its children.
- Nelson Mandela
There are two lasting bequests we can give our children:
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter
If a child lives with criticism,
he learns to condemn.
If a child lives with fear,
he learns to be apprehensive.
If a child lives with encouragement,
he learns to be confident.
If a child lives with acceptance,
he learns to love.
- Dorothy Law Nolte
Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor
Further reading: Childlike Wonder
As a Child Again
Feeding the Children
Our Grandchildren's Planet
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Colors are the smiles of nature.
- Leigh Hunt
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
- St. Francis of Assisi
Paint your life in bright bold colors,
and shine your light into the darkness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Further reading: The Canvas Of Life
Create Light for Others
A Light from Within
Calm During Storms
Monday, June 29, 2015
There's a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.
- the character Morpheus in the movie The Matrix
Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado
Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
- Steven Wright
If you don't like the road you're walking,
start paving another one.
- Dolly Parton
Remember: Always walk in the light.
And if you feel like you're not walking in it,
go find it.
Love the light.
- Roberta Flack
Further reading: Pragmatism
Accepting the Fear of Change
Working Toward a Better World
Be Boldly Decisive
Sunday, June 28, 2015
To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Bessie A. Stanley (commonly attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson)
What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?
- George Eliot
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us;
what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
- Albert Pike
Believe in yourself,
in your vision for your future,
and in your ability to take a small step
each day toward achieving your vision.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Further reading: Stand Together
Pay It Forward
Turn Crisis into Progress
Plant Trees For Your Grandchildren
Saturday, June 27, 2015
There is a great difference between knowing and understanding:
you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.
- Charles Kettering
To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.
- Jose Ortega Y Gasset
If you understand, things are just as they are;
if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
- Zen Proverb
I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.
- Chinese proverb
The more you explain it, the more I don't understand it.
- Mark Twain
Not until we are lost
do we begin to understand ourselves.
- Henry David Thoreau
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
- Robertson Davies
Further reading: Listen, Really Listen to Understand
Understand More, Fear Less
Knowledge is Soon Changed
Seek the Truth
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