|Beauty of the Swiss Alps
|You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never
be able to repay you. -- John Wooden
If we should deal out justice, and justice alone, in this world, who would escape?
No, it is better to be generous, and in the end more profitable, for it gains
gratitude for us, and love. -- Mark Twain
|People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're
not on your road, doesn't mean they've gotten lost. -- H. Jackson Browne
I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened
of the old ones. -- John Cage
|Be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving
and tolerant of those in need. Because, at some time in your life, you may very well
be all of these. -- George Washington Carver
As the bus slowed down at the crowded bus stop, the Pakistani bus conductor leaned
from the platform and called out, "Six only!" He counted on six passengers, rang the
bell, and then, as the bus moved off, called to those left behind: "So sorry, plenty of
room in my heart - but the bus is full." He left behind a row of smiling faces.
It's not what you do, it's the way that you do it. --The Friendship Book
|Have you had a kindness shown?
Pass it on;
It wasn't given for you alone,
Pass it on;
Let it travel down the years,
Let it wipe another's tears,
Til in Heaven the deed appears;
Pass it on.
-- Henry Burton
|Don't assume you're on the right road, just because it's a well-beaten path. -- Unknown
With pride of the artist, you must blow the small trumpet of your defiance against
the walls of every power that exists. -- Norman Mailer
|My uncle ordered popovers from the restaurant's bill of fare.
And, when they were served, he regarded them with a penetrating stare.
Then he spoke great words of wisdom, as he sat there on that chair;
"To eat these things," said my uncle, "You must exercise great care.
You may swallow down what's solid, but you must spit out the air!"
As you partake of the world's bill of fare, that's good advice to follow.
Spit out every bit of the hot air, and be careful what you swallow.
-- Ted Geisel (Dr. Seuss), from a commencement address
|Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is
kind than I am of what is true. -- Robert Brault
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be
happy, practice compassion. -- Dalai Lama
|The earth is strewn with the pleasure of stray gifts to be claimed by whoever
shall find them. -- William Wordsworth
"Well," said Pooh, "what I like best...," and then he stopped, because, although Eating
Honey was a very good thing, there was a moment, just before you began to eat it, which
was even better, but he didnt know what it was called. -- A. A. Milne, "Winnie the Pooh"
|It is not for him to pride himself who loveth his own country, but rather for him who loveth
the whole world. The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens. -- Unknown
How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.
-- William Shakespeare
|Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn
on the light. -- J. K. Rowling, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"
What I'm looking for is a blessing that's not in disguise. -- Kitty O'Neill Collins
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