People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
-- Elisabeth Kbler-Ross, M. D.
Some men see things as they are and say why. I dream things that never were and say why not?
-- Robert F. Kennedy
Things do not change, we do.
-- Henry David Thoreau
The fact that our task is exactly as large as our life makes it appear infinite.
-- Franz Kafka
He who knows does not speak;
He who speaks does not know. Stop up the openings,
Close down the doors, Rub off the sharp edges.
Unravel all confusion. Harmonize the light,
Give up contention:
This is called finding the unity of life.
When love and hatred cannot affect you, Profit and loss cannot touch you,
Praise and blame cannot ruffle you, You are honored by all the world.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
-- Dalai Lama
He who chooses the beginning of a road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determine the end.
-- Harry Emerson Fosdick
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted.
-- John Lennon
God does not comfort us to make us comfortable but to make us comforters.
-- J. H. Jowett
If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
-- Benjamin Franklin
Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.
-- Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Truth and oil come to the surface.
-- Portuguese Proverb
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
-- Helen Keller
Lecturer, entrepreneur and MBA business consultant, John Harricharan is the author of the award-winning book, "When You Can Walk on Water, Take the Boat." Spiritual Simplicity The Real Secret http://www.spiritual-simplicity.com/