Quotations for Today

 

“Don’t fight forces – use them.” – Buckminster Fuller

“Your silence will not protect you.” – Audre LordeSister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

“Be careful not to do something permanently stupid because you are temporarily angry, stressed, scared, tired or hungry.” – Karen Salmansohn

“I can say that it is time now to play ‘the end of the world’ symphony. I don’t know what instrument you hold, but you need to play it as best as you can, and find your place in the score. You don’t have to play a solo here. But this is our task now.” – Dr. Sandra Steingraber, in a 2013 interview with Bill Moyers

“4 Rules for Life

  • Show up.
  • Pay attention.
  • Tell the truth.
  • Don’t be attached to the results.”  Angeles Arrien, American teacher, author (1940 - )

“So long as I breathe and have the strength to do it, I will not cease philosophizing, exhorting you, indicting whichever of you I happen to meet, telling him in my customary way: Esteemed friend, citizen of Athens, the greatest city in the world, so outstanding in both intelligence and power, aren’t you ashamed to care so much to make all the money you can, and to advance your reputation and prestige – while for truth and wisdom and the improvement of your soul you have no care or worry?” – Socrates, Greek philosopher, 469-399 B.C.

“In helping others we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us.” – Flora Edwards

“A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.” – Henrik Ibsen

“The last of the human freedoms is to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances.” – Viktor Frankl, Holocaust survivor

 

“Hoard each joyous moment that comes to you.

No one knows how it will all end.”

Háfiz

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