must always remember that we are but a small point on a long line
of time God has allowed us to extend. Small as it may be, it is
ours...ours to fill with purpose and meaning, ours to make honorable
and distinguished...and ours to defend in the court of history."
"If man has not found ways to deal with environmental problems
such as water and air pollution by 1998, it will be too late. The
future is not determined and it lies in our own hands."
shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind
is to survive." & "I want to know how God created
this world. I am not interested in this or that phenomenon. I want
to know His thoughts, the rest are details."
power is everywhere present in unlimited quantities and can drive
the world's machinery without the need of coal, oil, gas, or any
flow from knowledge to action draws upon the complete person with
his or her catalyst and synergistic potential."
there's a hell of a good universe next door; let's go!"
-e. e. cummings
was a young lady named Bright, Whose speed was far faster than light,
She traveled one day, In a relative way, And returned on the previous
-A. H. R. Buller
who is not shocked by the quantum theory does not understand it."
"Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true."
people want to achieve immortality through their works or their
I prefer to achieve immortality by not dying."
we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything
else in the universe."
is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens
is flexible and flowing will tend to grow, whatever is rigid and
blocked will wither and die."
-Tao Te Ching
creates biology." -Norman Cousins
with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others;
let others have their own way; do things for reasons other than
furthering your own needs."
cell in your body is seeking fulfillment through joy, beauty, love
we know: the earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth.
All things are connected like blood that unites us all. Man did
not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever
he does to the web, he does to himself."
"Within you there is a stillness and sanctuary to which you
can retreat at any time and be yourself." -Hermann
It's something that you know when you see it. You can recognize
it, you can experience it. I have defined wisdom as the capacity
to make judgments that when looked back upon will seem to have been
wise." -Jonas Salk
have it in our power to begin the world again." -Thomas
we were withholding made us weak Until we found it was ourselves."
we are looking for is what is looking."
-St. Francis of Assisi
influence of the senses have in men overpowered the thought to the
degree that the walls of time and space have come to look solid,
real and insurmountable... Yet time and space are but inverse measures
of the power of the mind. Man is capable of abolishing them both."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
"That which fills the universe I regard as my body And that
which directs the universe I see as my own nature" -Chang-
you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that
has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that
you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are----
if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment,
that life within you, all the time."
capitalism, man exploits man. In socialism, it's exactly the opposite."
a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the
prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy."
have no other wish than a close fusion with nature and I desire
no other fate than to have worked and lived in harmony with her
laws." -Claude Monet
forth into the Light of Things, Let Nature be your teacher."
to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper."
is the extreme form of censorship." AND "There is only
one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it." AND
"He who has never hoped can never despair." AND "The
greatest of evils and the worst of crimes is poverty."
-George Bernard Shaw
have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the
true meaning of its creed: we hold these truths to be self- evident,
that all men are created equal." -Martin Luther
has created death." -William Butler Yeats
of us is responsible for everything to everyone else." AND
"If you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immortality,
not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the
world would at once be dried up."
assumption of being merely individuals is our greatest limitation"
-Pir Vilayat Kahn
in the world but not of it." -Jesus
is not only stranger than we suppose, it is stranger than we can
-J. B. S. Haldane
man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?"
people say `we mustn't be sentimental,' you can take it they are
about to do something cruel. And if they add, `we must be realistic,
`they mean they are going to make money out of it.
religion which is not based on a respect for life is not a true
religion... Until he extends his circle of things, man will not
himself find peace."
have built a greenhouse, a human greenhouse, where once there bloomed
a sweet and wild garden." -Bill McKibben
your tea slowly and reverently, as if this activity is the axis
on which the whole earth revolves. Live the moment. Only this actual
moment is life."
-Thich Nhat Hanh
the final no there comes a yes And on that yes the future of the
the last individual of a race of living things breathes no more,
another Heaven and another Earth must pass before such a one can
breathe again." -William Beebe
whorls have little whorls
Which feed on their velocity
And little whorls have lesser whorls
And so on to viscosity."
-Lewis F. Richardson
at these worlds spinning out of nothingness That is within
getting a full grasp, for perceiving real significance when significance
is at hand, we shall need minds at work from all sorts of brains
outside the fields of science, most of all the brains of poets,
of course, but also those of artist, musicians, philosophers, historians,
writers in general."
Many people will walk in and out of your life, But only true friends
will leave footprints in your heart.
handle yourself, use your head;
To handle others, use your heart.
is only one letter short of danger.
If someone betrays once, it is his fault; If he betrays you twice,
it is your fault
minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss
who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more;
He who loses faith, loses all.
young people are accidents of nature, But beautiful old people are
works of art.
from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make
them all yourself.
Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is mystery.
Today is a gift Always wear a smile...if nothing else...it'll keep
everyone wondering what you are up to!
a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others
they send forth a ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a
million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build
a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression
-Robert F. Kennedy
not the path of truth for the lack of people walking on it."
-Robert F. Kennedy
process ongoing in the 1990s that will take millions of years to
correct is the loss of genetic and species diversity by the destruction
of natural habitats. This is the folly that our descendants are
least likely to forgive us."
do right. This will gratify some and astonish the rest."
make peaceful change impossible
you make violent revolution inevitable."
-President John F Kennedy
love someone, the greatest gift you can give them is your presence."
-Thich Nhat Hanh
who cast the votes decide nothing.
Those who count the votes decide everything."
that will destroy us are:
Politics without principle;
Pleasure without conscience;
Wealth without work;
Knowledge without character;
Business without morality;
Science without humanity,
And worship without sacrifice."
life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into
flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be
thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit."
song, religion, behavior, or what not, is of account, unless it
compare with the amplitude of the earth.
Unless it face the exactness, vitality, impartiality, Rectitude
of the Earth."
condones evil is just as guilty as the one who perpetrates it."
guided missiles and misguided men."
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem."
away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people
always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too
can become great."
often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the
affection of children, to earn the appreciation of honest critics
and endure the betrayal of false friends, to appreciate beauty,
to find the best in others, to leave the world a bit better, whether
by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition;
to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded!"
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
will continue to stand for what I believe in, and I will continue
to refuse to back down and go away. No person, no business, and
no government has the right to destroy the gift of life. No one
has the right to steal from the future in order to make a quick
buck today. Enough is enough. It's time we as humans return to living
only off the Earth's interest instead of drawing from the principal.
And it's time we restored some of the capital investment that we've
-Julia Butterfly Hill
our world significant by the courage of our questions
and the depth of our answers."
the government fears the people, you have liberty.
When the people
fear the government, you have tyranny."
man made us many promises, but he kept only one.
He promised to take our land and he took it."
-Mahpiya Luta 1882
sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be
indifferent to them. That is the essence of inhumanity."
-George Bernard Shaw
not solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when
we created them."
the advent of the Nuclear Age, everything has changed but the way
people think, thus, we drift towards unparalleled catastrophe."
"The more I
learn of physics, the more I am drawn to metaphysics."
- Albert Einstein
when we shall know exactly what electricity is, will chronicle an
event probably greater than any other recorded in the human race."
let our own light shine, we unconsciously give others permission
to do the same."
"Until mankind can extend the circle of his compassion to include
all living things, he will never, himself, know peace."
for life is the ethic of love expanded to embrace the universe."
"This is what
you shall do: Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches,
give alms to everyone that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy,
devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not
concerning God, have patience and indulgence toward the people,
take your hat off to nothing known or unknown or to any man or number
of men, go freely with powerful uneducated persons and with the
young and with the mothers of families, read these leaves in the
open air of every season every day of your life, re-examine all
you have been told in school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever
insults your own soul, and your flesh shall be a great poem and
have the richest fluency not only in its words but in the silent
lines of its lips and face and between the lashes of your eyes and
in every motion and joint of your body..."
Then they laugh at you.
Then they fight you.
Then you win."
"Be the change
you want to see in the world." -Mahatma Gandhi
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