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Gentle Quotes

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Here are a few quotations that caught my attention browsing the net one day:

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

-Jean de La Fontaine

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.

– Maya Angelou

The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another

– Thomas Merton

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much a heart can hold.

– Zelda Fitzgerald

All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.

– Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

I never think of the future – it comes soon enough.

-Albert Einstein

The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.

-John Berry

Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of happiness.


Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

-Mahatma Gandhi

Very little is needed to make a happy life.

-Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

All the arguments to prove man’s superiority cannot shatter this hard fact: in suffering the animals are our equals.

– Peter Singer

You learn to like someone when you find out what makes them laugh, but you can never truly love someone until you find out what makes them cry.

-Author Unknown

You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.

-Wayne W. Dyer

Author: Chris

Wanders the world of Japanese culture and library nerdiness.

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