Quotations for Now

 

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“The right way to wholeness is made up of fateful detours and wrong turnings.” – C. G. Jung

“If you can’t say something, you can’t see it either.” – Stephen Jenkinson in Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul

“The miracle is this – the more we share, the more we have.” – Leonard Nimoy

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it’s the only thing.” – Albert Schweitzer

“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” – Karen Kaiser Clark

“We are grateful for you,” she said. She meant her words of gratitude toward the man standing in the rain, but she also meant that very often the world is cruel, as he must know, and decorating the world does not disguise its cruelty; it simply digs its foundations deeper.” – a character in the novel A Shout in the Ruins, by Kevin Powers

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the one most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin

“There’s way too many chickenshit people out there.” – JB Handley, in this Highwire episode # 46 (he’s about an hour in)

"4 Rules for Life: Show up. Pay attention. Tell the truth. Don’t be attached to the results."Angeles Arrien, U.S. teacher, author (1940 – )

“I know what the greatest cure is: it is to give up, to relinquish, to surrender, so that our little hearts may beat in unison with the great heart of the world.” – Henry Miller

“For the great enemy of truth is very often not the lie – deliberate, contrived, and dishonest – but the myth – persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. Too often we hold fast to the clichés of our forbears. We subject all facts to a prefabricated set of interpretations. We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.” – John F. Kennedy

“What lies behind us and what lies ahead are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson ** more Emerson

“People with self-respect have a kind of moral nerve. The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life – is the source from which self-respect springs.” – Joan Dideon (quoted in Failure to Communicate – How Conversations Go Wrong & What You Can Do to Right Them, by Holly Weeks)

“Each day we are born again to start our life anew.  What we do today is what matters most.” – Buddha

“Hoard each joyous moment that comes to you. No one knows how it will all end.” – Háfiz

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