“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” ~Franklin D. Roosevelt

“May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out.” J.R.R. Tolkien

Quote to ponder…

“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” ― Haruki Murakami

Quote to ponder ….

“You should go home to your hermitage; it is inside you. Close the doors, light the fire, and make it cozy again. That is what I call ‘taking refuge in the island of self.’ If you don’t go home to yourself, you continue to lose yourself. You destroy yourself and you destroy people around you, even if you have goodwill and want to do something to help. That is why the practice of going home to the island of self is so important. No one can take your true home away.”

~Thich Nhat Hanh

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“So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?”

–Hunter S. Thompson


Quote to ponder ….

If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

–Thomas Edison