The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are...– Albert Einstein
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain...– Aristotle
You are rewarding a teacher poorly if you remain always a pupil.– Friedrich Nietzsche
Treat a man as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he could be,...– Ralph Waldo Emerson
All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing...– Buddha
Are You There?
Each lover has some theory of his own About the difference between the ache Of being with his love, and being alone: Why what, when dreaming, is dear flesh and bone That really stirs the senses, when awake, Appears a simulacrum of his own. Narcissus disbelieves in the unknown; He cannot join his image in the lake So long as he assumes he is alone. The child, the waterfall, the fire, the...
Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has...– Ovid
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love...– Maya Angelou
Many times a day I realize how much my own life is built upon the labors of my...– Albert Einstein
Whoever has really sacrificed anything, knows that he wanted and got something...– Friedrich Nietzsche
Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in...– Peace Pilgrim
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Any so-called material thing that you want is merely a symbol: you want it not...– Mark Twain
When we think of failure, failure will be ours. If we remain undecided, nothing...– Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.– Albert Einstein
I don’t want to earn my living; I want to live.– Oscar Wilde
As I Grew Older
It was a long time ago. I have almost forgotten my dream. But it was there then, In front of me, Bright like a sun— My dream. And then the wall rose, Rose slowly, Slowly, Between me and my dream. Rose until it touched the sky— The wall. Shadow. I am black. I lie down in the shadow. No longer the light of my dream before me, Above me. Only the thick wall. Only the shadow. My hands! My...
So long as the sugar is on the tongue, you feel the sweetness in taste....– Sri Sathya Sal Baba
What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over— like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does it explode? Langston Hughes
Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in...– Pablo Picasso
The Stolen Child
WHERE dips the rocky highland Of Sleuth Wood in the lake, There lies a leafy island Where flapping herons wake The drowsy water rats; There we’ve hid our faery vats, Full of berrys And of reddest stolen cherries. Come away, O human child! To the waters and the wild With a faery, hand in hand, For the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand. Where the wave of moonlight...