Sunday, May 22, 2005


"Suffer what there is to suffer. Enjoy what there is to enjoy. Regard both suffering and joy as facts of life and continue..."
Buddist quotation

Thursday, May 05, 2005


Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
-- Josh Billings

"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness."
Author:The Dalai Lama

"Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses. "

"It is difficult to give away kindness. It keeps coming back to you."
Author:Cort Flint

"A candle loses none of its light by lighting another candle."

"If someone were to pay you ten cents for every kind word you ever spoke and collect five cents for every unkind word, would you be rich or poor?"

"The smallest good deed is better than the grandest good intention."

"So many gods, so many creeds,
So many paths that wind and wind,
While just the art of being kind
Is all the sad world needs."
Author:Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted."

"I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. I will not refuse to do the something I can do."
Author:Helen Keller

"I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it for I shall not pass this way again."
Author:Stephen Grellet, Quaker missionary

"And He who Troubles his own house
Shall inherit the wind."
(Old Testament)