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.
The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.
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.
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.
You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.
-Wayne W. Dyer