Monthly Archives: March 2013

We need material development, but we need to understand that by itself it doesn’t bring peace of mind.


We need material development, but we need to understand that by itself it doesn’t bring peace of mind. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? This is an interesting quote. Given the person speaking it, one usually presumes that there will be a … Continue reading

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Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.


Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. – Seneca What does that mean? While I don’t know the exact situation in which this quote was originally used, I believe it has application in our lives today in many forms. … Continue reading

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Stimulate the heart to love, and all other virtues will rise of their own accord.


Stimulate the heart to love, and all other virtues will rise of their own accord. – W. T. Ussery This is a thinly sourced quote, apparently from a book titled Sermons, from the Baptist Publishing Company, Nashville, Tennessee, from 1912. … Continue reading

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Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.


Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief. – Cicero What does that mean? This quote is attributed both to Cicero and as a Swedish Proverb. Not sure how those go together, … Continue reading

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Once you really commence to see things, then you really commence to feel things.


Once you really commence to see things, then you really commence to feel things. – Edward Steichen What does that mean? This quote is by a world famous photographer, which is a very visual medium. The photographer sees something, but a good … Continue reading

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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.


Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul. – St. Augustine of Hippo What does that mean? To me, this quote is the explanation why pregnant women are said to glow with beauty. … Continue reading

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WooHoo! Half a Million Views!


Some time last night, the blog had it’s 500,000th view! Thanks for the support!

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