“Be not simply good; be good for something.”
“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”
It all matters. It all fits together.
People can survive the worst things.
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
Holding your hands over your eyes does not mean that other people cannot see you.
“No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.”
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
By walking I found out
Where I was going.
By intensely hating, how to love
By loving, whom and what to love.
“Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the powerful roar of its many waters.”
“Know, think, choose, do.”
...we must be saved by the final form of love which is *forgiveness*.”
“It’s no wonder people lack romance in their lives, love belongs to those who are willing to go to extremes for it.”
“Yes to everything.”
The eyes see things that are, the mind sees things that are, that were and that that could be.
When the ground starts moving beneath their feet, they reach for answers that seem solid, even if they are simplistic.
I think the real political divide increasingly is not between left and right, but between those who are intrigued by what is happening and wish to shape it, and those who fear the future, and want to stop it.
“Someday after mastering winds, waves, tides and gravity, we shall harness the energies of love. And then, for the second time in the history of the world, man will discover fire.”
Life’s simple. You make choices and you don’t look back.