Today’s Quotes at Random

“A human being is a part of the whole, called by us ‘ Universe,’ a part limited in time and space. He [or she] experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest. A kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty. Nobody is able to achieve this completely, but the striving for such achievement is in itself a part of the liberation and a foundation for inner security.”
– Albert Einstein

“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.”
– George Washington Carver

“Anyone who has accustomed himself to regard the life of any living creature as worthless is in danger of arriving also at the idea of worthless human life.”
– Albert Schweitzer

“I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something I can do.”
– Edward Everett Hale

“The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.”
– Albert Einstein

“No matter how bleak times may be, as long as you have hope, there is hope in the world; as long as you tell the truth, there is truth in the world; as long as you are altruistic, there is altruism in the world; as long as you seek peace, there are peacemakers in the world; as long as you maintain your integrity, there are people with integrity in the world; as long as you prize something more than money; there are people who will not do anything for money in the world. You may think you’re alone, but there are millions who feel the same way and they are, and always have been, the true hope for the future of the human race.”
– Sally Comejo

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”
– Will Rogers

This entry was posted in New Ideas, Progressives, Quotes and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.