Beware of leaves and flowers without strong roots.
|A Cottage by the Sea||
You have to be able to imagine lives that are not yours.
Wendel Berry, quoted in www.gratefulness.org
People don’t do things for your reasons—they do things for their reasons.
Ann Richards, quoted in Make Trouble, by Cecile Richards
It is so very difficult to lead people into a willing critique of their politics, their country, their allegiances, without some awareness of how violence is so often the handmaid of greed and power. . .
I’ve lost faith in the saying “You’re only as old as you think you are,” ever since I got old.
Ursula K. La Guin
When I notice a thought making negative noise in my head, I stop it ASAP and redirect it into a positive statement, a positive statement with certainty and clarity.
It would probably be safe to say that more than half of the evil in the world is due to well-meaning busybodies who just cannot refrain from interfering.