The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.
When one neighbor helps another, we strengthen our communities.
– Jennifer Pahlka
If it’s not fun, you’re not doing it right.
– Bob Basso
Commitment means staying loyal to what you said you were going to do, long after the mood you said it in has left.
– Neil Patel
One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away.
– Steve Hawking
It’s not how much you have that makes people look up to you, it’s who you are.
God has given us two hands–one to receive with and the other to give with. We are not cisterns made for hoarding; we are channels made for sharing.
We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.
Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone.
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.
Heroes didn’t leap tall buildings or stop bullets with an outstretched hand; they didn’t wear boots and capes. They bled, and they bruised, and their superpowers were as simple as listening, or loving. Heroes were ordinary people who knew that even if their own lives were impossibly knotted, they could untangle someone else’s. And maybe that one act could lead someone to rescue you right back.
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.
No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friend’s or of thine own were: any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee.
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.
Everything is connected, no one thing can change by itself.
Life has a way of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen as once.
Be Brave. Take Risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
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