14 Quotes from the 14th Dalai Lama

  Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them. There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness. Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized byContinue reading “14 Quotes from the 14th Dalai Lama”

14 Quotes from the 14th Dalai Lama

“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” . “There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.” . “Today, more than ever before, life must be characterizedContinue reading “14 Quotes from the 14th Dalai Lama”

Five or Seven Quotes from Helen Keller

Helen Adams Keller June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968 “Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. To keep ourContinue reading “Five or Seven Quotes from Helen Keller”

Five or Seven Quotes from Helen Keller

Helen Adams KellerJune 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968 “Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. To keep our facesContinue reading “Five or Seven Quotes from Helen Keller”

Five (or ten) Quotes from Maya Angelou

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”  “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’tContinue reading “Five (or ten) Quotes from Maya Angelou”

Five (or ten) Quotes from Maya Angelou

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”  “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’tContinue reading “Five (or ten) Quotes from Maya Angelou”

Mului and his new bike!

Nearly a month ago I posted a fundraiser request to get fellow co-worker Mului a new bike (click here for that post, or here for the original Go Fund Me page). At the time I was impressed (but mostly moved) by the fact that what I thought would take a week or two to raiseContinue reading “Mului and his new bike!”

Mului and his new bike!

Nearly a month ago I posted a fundraiser request to get fellow co-worker Mului a new bike (click here for that post, or here for the original Go Fund Me page). At the time I was impressed (but mostly moved) by the fact that what I thought would take a week or two to raiseContinue reading “Mului and his new bike!”

Five (or ten or eleven) Quotes from Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882 “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could.Continue reading “Five (or ten or eleven) Quotes from Ralph Waldo Emerson”

Five (or ten or eleven) Quotes from Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882 “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could.Continue reading “Five (or ten or eleven) Quotes from Ralph Waldo Emerson”

Five or Eleven Quotes from Steve Jobs…

Steven Paul Jobs “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart andContinue reading “Five or Eleven Quotes from Steve Jobs…”

Five or Eleven Quotes from Steve Jobs…

Steven Paul Jobs “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart andContinue reading “Five or Eleven Quotes from Steve Jobs…”

Five or Eight Quotes and a Poem from E.E. Cummings

Edward Estlin Cummings October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962 “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” “Unbeing dead isn’t being alive.” “Whenever you think or you believe or you know, you’re a lot of other people: but the moment you feel, you’re nobody-but-yourself.” “We do not believe in ourselvesContinue reading “Five or Eight Quotes and a Poem from E.E. Cummings”

Five or Eight Quotes and a Poem from E.E. Cummings

Edward Estlin CummingsOctober 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962 “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” “Unbeing dead isn’t being alive.” “Whenever you think or you believe or you know, you’re a lot of other people: but the moment you feel, you’re nobody-but-yourself.” “We do not believe in ourselves untilContinue reading “Five or Eight Quotes and a Poem from E.E. Cummings”

Five or Eight Quotes from Rev. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

The Reverend Doctor Norman Vincent Peale May 31, 1898 – December 24, 1993 “Plant seeds of expectation in your mind; cultivate thoughts that anticipate achievement. Believe in yourself as being capable of overcoming all obstacles and weaknesses.” “Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and seeContinue reading “Five or Eight Quotes from Rev. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale”

Five or Eight Quotes from Rev. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

The Reverend Doctor Norman Vincent Peale May 31, 1898 – December 24, 1993 “Plant seeds of expectation in your mind; cultivate thoughts that anticipate achievement. Believe in yourself as being capable of overcoming all obstacles and weaknesses.” “Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and seeContinue reading “Five or Eight Quotes from Rev. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale”