I love reading, learning from, and collecting quotes. I will be adding some of my favorite quotes here.
I must regard other life than my own with equal reverence, for I shall know that it longs for fullness and development as deeply as I do myself. Therefore, I see that evil is what annihilates, hampers, or hinders life. Goodness, by the same token , is saving or helping life, the enabling of whatever life I can influence, to obtain its highest development. -Albert Schweitzer
Whatever you can do or dream you can begin it.
Boldness has genius, magic and power in it.
Begin it now. -Goethe
Happiness equals reality minus expectations. -Magliozzi
Comparison is the thief of happiness. -Roosevelt
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. -Buddha
Happiness is the absense of striving for happiness. -Zhuangzi
I know I’m not seeing things as they are. I’m seeing things as I am. -Laurel Lee
The tragedy of a man’s life is what dies inside of him while he lives. -Thoreau
We cannot discover new oceans until we have the courage to lose sight of the shore. -Unknown
Live your life as though every act were to become a universal law. -Thoreau
You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation… and that is called loving. Well then, love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is only your aversion that hurts, nothing else. -Herman Hesse
Everyone and everything around you is your teacher. -Ken Keyes
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagine. -Thoreau
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler;Solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness. -Thoreau
Every moment of your life is infinitely creative and the universe is endlessly beautiful. Just put forth a clear enough request and everything your heart desires must come true. -Shakti Gawain
It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly. -Bertrand Russel
This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it. -Emerson
Come out of the circle of time, and into the circle of love. -Rumi
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how are one can go. -T.S.Eliot
Humanity should be our race, Love should be our religion. -unknown
Experience does for the soul what education does for the mind. -unknown