Five or Ten Quotes from Dr. Seuss

Theodor Seuss Geisel (aka…Dr. Seuss, Theo LeSieg, Rosetta Stone, Theophrastus Seuss) “You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.”  “Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!”“Only you can control your future.”“Don’t cry because it’s over, smileContinue reading “Five or Ten Quotes from Dr. Seuss”

Five quotes on Thankfulness…

So today is the American holiday of Thanksgiving. This is my favorite holiday because it is simply about getting together with family and having a really good meal. But, I believe and hence its name, it is a time for reflection; a time to be thankful. Personally, I know that it is so easy toContinue reading “Five quotes on Thankfulness…”

Five or Nine Quotes from Aldous Huxley

Aldous Leonard Huxley26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963 “We are not our own any more than what we possess is our own. We did not make ourselves, we cannot be supreme over ourselves. We are not our own masters.” “It’s a little embarrassing that after 45 years of research & study, the best adviceContinue reading “Five or Nine Quotes from Aldous Huxley”

Five or Ten Quotes from Kurt Vonnegut

Image found here. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007 “To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.” “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” “I want toContinue reading “Five or Ten Quotes from Kurt Vonnegut”

This is beautiful…

This happened the other day right here in the City of Good Neighbors. I find it interesting that there is so much bad news reported in mainstream media every single day yet good things like this barely make the cut. Anyhow, I hope you watch this, it really is beautiful; a man reacting to hisContinue reading “This is beautiful…”

Five or Fourteen Quotes on the Golden Rule…

I find this amazing…that the Golden Rule (or the Original Truth), which of course is a blueprint on how we as humans should treat one another, is said across the board in every religion, faith, and non-faith. While the actual words that are said may change, these all still say the same thing…be nice toContinue reading “Five or Fourteen Quotes on the Golden Rule…”

Five or Eleven Quotes from Ram Dass

Photo Credit. Ram Dass Born, Richard Alpert, April 6, 1931 “The quieter you become, the more you can hear.” “The most exquisite paradox… as soon as you give it all up, you can have it all. As long as you want power, you can’t have it. The minute you don’t want power, you’ll have moreContinue reading “Five or Eleven Quotes from Ram Dass”

The Overview Effect…

You’ve likely seen this by now as it has been floating around cyber-space for a while. I really think it is worth the time to watch. I found it incredibly moving; inspiring. In one sense it made me feel small (in a good way) and in another it made me remember how incredible connected weContinue reading “The Overview Effect…”