Favorite Quotes

“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other is wings.” ~Hodding Carter

“Teachers have an enormous responsibility. They are the protectors of the human mind. By nurturing and developing the minds of their students they are affecting the way the world is.” ~Lama Thubten Yeshe

“Whenever you hear that someone else has been successful, rejoice. Always practice rejoicing for others- whether your friend or enemy. If you cannot practice rejoicing, no matter how long you live, you will not be happy.” ~Lama Zopa Rinpoche

“Waking up in the morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours before me. I vow to live in each moment and to look at all beings with the eyes of compassion.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh

“Here is this vast, howling mother of ours, Nature, lying all around with such beauty, and such affection for her children, as the leopard; and yet we are so early weaned from her breast to society, to that culture which is exclusively an interaction of man on man.” ~Henry David Thoreau

“If we are to teach peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.” ~Gandhi

“When we try to pick anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.” ~John Muir



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