I leave you, hoping that the lamp
will burn in your bosoms until there shall no longer
be a doubt that all men are created free and equal.
- Abraham Lincoln
The veil that clouds your eyes shall
be lifted by the hands that wove it.
- Kahlil Gibran
People are like stained-glass windows.
They sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when the darkness sets in,
their true beauty is revealed only
if there is light from within.
- Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
All the kindness which a man puts out into the world
works on the heart and thoughts of mankind.
- Albert Schweitzer
Every beauty which is seen here below by persons
of perception resemble more than anything else that
source from which we all are come...
Heaven will be inherited by every man
who has heaven in his soul.
- Henry Ward Beecher
I celebrate myself, and sing myself,
And what I assume you shall assume,
For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.
- Walt Whitman
They are alive and well somewhere,
the smallest sprout shows there is really no death...
- George Washington Carver
Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves
that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers
brought forth on this continent a new nation,
conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition
that all men are created equal.
- Abraham Lincoln
You are the people who are shaping a better world.
One of the secrets of inner peace is the practice of
- Dalai Lama
It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn
again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties
to know of wonder and humility.
- Rachel Carson
For what is Mysticism? It is not the attempt to draw near to
not by rites or ceremonies, but by inward disposition?
Is it not merely a hard word for 'The Kingdom of Heaven is
Heaven is neither a place nor a time.
- Florence Nightingale
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said
no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own
reason and your own common sense.
So many gods, so many creeds;
So many paths that wind and wind,
While just the art of being kind
Is all the sad world needs.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox