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Friday, December 11, 2015

Quotes of the day... 12/11/15

“The assumption that animals are without rights 
and the illusion that our treatment of them 
has no moral significance is a positively 
outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. 
Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.”
     ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

“Humans see what they want to see.” 
     ~ Rick Riordan

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Quotes of the day... 12/10/15

“For those of us who suspect all the mysteries of life 
are contained in the microcosm of the family, 
that personal relationships prefigure all else, 
the work of Jane Austen is the Rosetta stone of literature.”
     ~ Anna Quindlen 

“Perhaps only when we've made our peace 
with our own selves can we really be 
the kind of friends who listen, advise, 
but don't judge…”
     ~ Anna Quindlen

“Together in our house, in the firelight, 
we are the world made small.” 
     ~ Jennifer Donnelly

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Quotes of the day... 12/9/15

Life is beautiful if you are on the road to somewhere.
     ~ Orhan Pamuk

More and more I've become convinced 
the great treasure to possess is the unknown. 
     ~ adapted, P.L. Travers

Life is so crazy... and exactly right.
     ~ Blake Shelton

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Quotes of the day... 12/8/15

There are worlds beyond worlds 
and times beyond times, 
all of them true, all of them real, 
and all of them (as children know) 
penetrating each other.
     ~ P. L. Travers

The same substance composes us--
the tree overhead, the stone beneath us, 
the bird, the beast, the star--
we are all one... 
     ~ P.L. Travers, Mary Poppins 

I am grateful that the questions go on and on.
     ~ P.L. Travers  #Adventure 

Monday, December 7, 2015

Quotes of the day... 12/7/15

When you fight something, you're tied to it forever. 
As long as you're fighting it, you're giving it power. 
     ~ Anthony de Mello  (via Zen Moments)

There's no greater illness than negativity. 
It spreads through every cell of your body 
and is highly contagious. Love cures it.
     ~  Shekhar Kapur 

Now, think of the happiest things. 
It's the same as having wings! 
     ~ Peter Pan (Via, Alana Jayze)