(Things I have borrowed, begged, andstolen from books, movies, conversations, etc.)
The price of being a sheep is boredom. The price of being a wolf is loneliness. Choose one or the other with great care. —Hugh McCleod
Always comes back to the same necessity—you go deep enough and there is a bedrock of truth. —May Sarton
Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind and the third is to be kind. —Henry James
Thou shalt not be a victim, thou shalt not be a perpetrator, and above all thou shalt not be a BYSTANDER. —Holocaust Museum, DC
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter most. —MLK
It’s the weak who are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from those who are strong. —Leo Raskin
It’s a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done. —Harriet Beacher Stowe
God’s away on business. —Tom Waits
Up up up points the spine of the steeple
But God’s work isn’t done by God, it’s done by people
You’re so heavenly minded you’re no earthly good. —J. R. Cash
The cure for guilt is gratefulness. —The Doc
Storytelling remains basic: It’s just a campfire, the human connection that says you’re not alone … In a world of unlimited voices and choices, those who can bring people together and tell a good story have power. —Shonda Rhimes
A leader works for those they lead. —Martine Rothblatt
When I started counting my blessings, my whole world turned around. —Willie Nelson
Trying to be someone else is the hardest road there is. —Willie Nelson
We stayed at home to write, to consolidate our outstretched selves… —Sylvia Plath
Do not go where the path may lead, instead go where there is no path and leave a trail. —Emerson
Away with the world’s opinion of you. It’s always unsettled and divided. It’s only when you are breathing your last breath that the way you’ve spent your life will become apparent. —Unknown
All know the way. Few actually walk it. —Bodhidharma
The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. —Elie Wiesel
It’ll destroy you if you try to make it mean anything to anyone but yourself. —Henry Rollins
Tired of being tied by my own hands, ready to follow my instincts over my plans.
Let no doubt into your dreams or intentions—dreamers are the saviors of the world.
A good scare is worth more than good advice. —The Doc
Willie: You ain’t ready to talk to no Hunt Sears.
Redford: What I gotta do first, jog?
—The Electric Horseman
Man is asked to make of himself what himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny. —P. Tillich
Patience and passage of time do more than strength and fury. —Jean De La Fontaine
What you seek is seeking you. —Rumi