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Friday Dec 31, 2021

Rumi: Don't grieve

Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.

Rumi

Thursday Dec 30, 2021

H. Jackson Brown Jr.: The heart and the eye

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Wednesday Dec 29, 2021

Albert Einstein: Take time to wonder

He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

Tuesday Dec 28, 2021

Nelson Mandela: A formidable combination

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.

Nelson Mandela

Monday Dec 27, 2021

William James: Your Life

Knowledge about life is one thing; effective occupation of a place in life, with its dynamic currents passing through your being, is another.

William James

Friday Dec 24, 2021

Dalai Lama: How do you look at things?

Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more open.

Dalai Lama

Thursday Dec 23, 2021

Michael Jordan: The Wall

Obstacles don't have to stop you.  If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

Wednesday Dec 22, 2021

James Russell Lowell: Experience and warnings

One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.

James Russell Lowell

Tuesday Dec 21, 2021

Peter Marshall: Deeds and plans

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.

Peter Marshall

Monday Dec 20, 2021

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Beautiful compensations of life

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday Dec 17, 2021

Lucius Annaeus Seneca: Your true happiness

True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Thursday Dec 16, 2021

Thich Nhat Hanh: Emotion and happiness

Many people think excitement is happiness....

But when you are excited you are not peaceful.

True happiness is based on peace.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Wednesday Dec 15, 2021

Amit Ray: Beautify your inner dialogue

Beautify your inner dialogue. Beautify your inner world with love light and compassion. Life will be beautiful.

Amit Ray

Tuesday Dec 14, 2021

Bertrand Russell: Living without certainty

To teach how to live without certainty, and yet without being paralyzed by hesitation, is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can still do for those who study it.

Bertrand Russell

Friday Dec 10, 2021

William Shakespeare: The world

All the world's a stage.

William Shakespeare

Thursday Dec 9, 2021

Thich Nhat Hanh: Our views

For things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views about them.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Wednesday Dec 8, 2021

Amit Ray: Looking at beauty in the world

Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind.

Amit Ray

Tuesday Dec 7, 2021

Henri Bergson: To exist is to change

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.

Henri Bergson

Monday Dec 6, 2021

Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Difficult to think nobly

It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Friday Dec 3, 2021

Aristotle: Gained by philosophy

I have gained this by philosophy; I do without being ordered what some are constrained to do by their fear of the law.

Aristotle