*Wise words from your favorites throughout time and space to offer perspective and illumination*
“Mind is the Master power that molds and makes,
And Woman is Mind, and evermore she takes
The tool of Thought, and, shaping what she wills,
Brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills: –
She thinks in secret, and it comes to pass:
Environment is but her looking-glass.
James Allen (adapted)
As a Man Thinketh
“A series of unfortunate events may be the beginning of a wonderful jounrey.”
Luis Alex Cardoba
Be careful what you set your heart upon – for it will surely be yours
People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts and hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the cure for grief and love is stronger than death.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?
Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
I am a deeply religious nonbeliever – this is a somewhat new kind of religion.
I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.
– Rob Brezsny: Pronoia is the Antidote for Paranoia