We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give – Sir Winston Churchill

The aim of science is not to open the door to infinite wisdom, but to set a limit to infinite error – Bertolt Brecht

Grace is always present. You imagine it as something high in the sky, far away, something that has to descend. It is really inside you, in your heart. When the mind rests in its source, grace rushes forth, sprouting as from a spring within you – Ramana Maharshi

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all – George Washington

My father taught me that only through self-discipline can you achieve freedom. Pour water in a cup and you can drink. Without the cup, the water would splash all over. The cup is discipline. – Ricardo Montalban

We must live today, since he who lives for tomorrow never lives. If you desire to live now, live for God, in whom yesterday and tomorrow are nothing else but today – Marsilio Ficino

He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed – Albert Einstein

Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you – Nathaniel Hawthorne

No one should abandon duties because he sees defects in them. Every action, every action is surrounded by defects as a fire is surrounded by smoke – The Bhagavad Gita

If you do not tell the truth about yourself, you cannot tell it about other people. – Virginia Woolf

A show of envy is an insult to oneself – Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage – Anais Nin

I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it – Harvey Emerson Fosdick, D.D. 

The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them. – Socrates

Forgiveness is like the fragrance a flower gives after it’s been stepped on – Anon

No horse gets anywhere unharnessed. No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunnelled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined – Harvey Emerson Fosdick, D.D.

If you were conscious, that is to say totally present in the Now, all negativity would dissolve almost instantly. It could not survive in your presence. – Eckhart Tolle

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another – William James

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. – Edith Wharton

When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves – Buddha

The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose – Hada Bejar

Truth is within ourselves; it takes no rise From outward things, what’er you may believe. There is an inmost centre in us all, Where truth abides in fullness – Robert Browning

No matter who says what, you should accept it with a smile and do your own work – Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Think of what unites people instead of what divides them. What unites you with anybody and what puts up an insuperable barrier? – Dr. Francis Roles

Love is the life of man – Emmanuel Swedenborg