We grow great by dreams.
All big men are dreamers,
They see things in the soft haze
of a spring day, or in the red fire
of a long winter"s evening.
Some of us let these great dreams die,
but others nourish and protect them;
nurse them through bad days
till they bring
them to the sunshine and light,
which comes always to those
who sincerely hope,
that their dreams will come true.

Woodrow Wilson

Like tourists,
 huffing and puffing to reach the peak
 we forget the view on the way up.    


Haste is always speed,
we must learn to work and wait.
This is like God, who perfects his work,
Through beautiful graduations.


 There is no greater sin than desire,
 no greater curse than discontent,
 no greater misfortune
than wanting something for oneself.
 Therefore he who knows
that enough is enough
 will always have enough

Lao Tzu

On the path of God,
Two places of worship
mark the stages:
the material temple
and the temple of the heart.
Make your best endeavour,
to worship at the temple
of the heart.

Ansari of Herat

I think the purpose of life is
to be useful,
to be responsible,
to be honourable
to be compassionate.
It is after all, to matter
to count,
to stand for something,
to have made some difference,
that you lived at all.

Leo C Roste

To discover God, is not an idea
but to discover oneself.
It is to awake to that part
of one's self existence,
which has been hidden from sight,
which one has refused to recognise.
The discovery may be very painful;
like going through a kind of death
but it is the one thing
that makes life worth living!

Bede Griffiths

I try to treat whoever I meet
as an old friend.
This gives me a genuine feeling
of happiness
It is the practice of compassion.

The Dalai Lama

My soul is young
as the day it was created,
yes and much younger!
in fact I am younger today
than I was yesterday.
And if I am not younger tomorrow
than I am today,
I would be ashamed of myself.
People who dwell in God,
dwell in the eternal now.
There people can never grow old.

Meister Eckhart

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