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Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day. --Friedrich Nietzsche (in The Science of Why We Sleep)

Bloom where you are planted. --Mary Engelbreit (in Vegetable Seller to Reputed Oncologist)

The greatest gift that you were ever given was the gift of your imagination. --Wayne W. Dyer (in The People Who Make Last Wishes Come True)

Freedom is the kite's response to the wind. --Marty Rubin (in 7200 Kites Flying for Peace and Dignity)

For it is in giving that we receive. --St. Francis of Assisi (in Nicholas Kristof's Path to More Effective Giving)

Enemies were teachers in disguise. --Eiji Yoshikawa (in Stretching Identity: A Conversation with Gabriel Meyer)

We have such a brief opportunity to pass on to our children our love for this Earth, and to tell our stories. These are the moments when the world is made whole. --Richard Louv (in Leave No Child Inside)

Cultures don't just change when you cross a border. They cross when you enter someone's home. --Polly Letofsky (in Walking the World at Three Miles an Hour)

The soul is healed by being with children. -- Fyodor Dostoyevsky (in All We Have Is Now)

Don't change, extraordinary one. You're going to light this place up. --Rachel Macy Stafford (in Children Who Shine From Within)

We're all just walking each other home.' --Ram Dass (in Homes for the Homeless)

Live simply, share your wealth with others. --Lailah Gifty Akita (in Understanding The People We Serve)

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. --William James (in The Science of Stress)

So yes, the world is coming to an end, and the path towards a new beginning starts within you. --Prince Ea (in Say It Like It Is)

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom. --Marilyn Ferguson (in How One Artist Is Transforming Fear)

Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself. --Mohsin Hamid (in Icelanders Open Their Homes to Refugees)

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. --Mahatma Gandhi (in Learning Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World)

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. ---Jean Anouilh- (in Why Gifts Must Keep Moving)

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom --Victor Frankl (in Sixth Graders on Mindfulness)

We have the opportunity to change our thinking, to change our philosophy, by responding to and really trying to understand what's happening, what time it is on the clock of the world. --Grace Lee Boggs (in A Century in the World)

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it. --Arnold H. Glasow (in How To Be More Patient )

I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself. --Aldous Huxley (in Can People Change?)

Sometimes the best thing about us isn't what we're gifted with, but what we can make others feel just by our very nature of existing. --Sarah Noffke (in Service Surf Dog Ricochet )

The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. --Jon Kabat-Zinn (in 5 Reasons to Be Mindful)

Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. --Roger Caras (in Love at First Sight: K9s Online)

The circle became a way to move to a kind of world that I want to live in. --Kay Pranis (in Learning to Not Know)

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. --Mahatma Gandhi (in Gabriela Mistral on Service)

The poignance of being a human being is that you are the place where the invisible becomes visible. --John O'Donahue (in The Inner Landscape of Beauty)

Good habits are worth being fanatical about. --John Irving (in How Good Habits Can Make You Happier)

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. --Dr. Wayne Dyer (in My Bucket List of Gratitude)

I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out in the community ... I believe that the measure of a person's life is the affect they have on others. --Steve Nash (in A Track Inspector's Good Deed Goes Viral)

The present-day gap between kids and nature emerges as one of the greatest and most overlooked crises of our time. --Scott D. Sampson (in The Importance of Swapping Screen Time For Sunshine)

To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. --Buddha (in The Fuel of Making Good Decisions)

Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul. --Oscar Wilde (in The Secret Life of the Senses)

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. --Kahlil Gibran (in The Love Kitchen )

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. --Vincent Van Gogh (in The Pixel Painter)

For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. In their highest boughs the world rustles, their roots rest in infinity; but they do not lose themselves there. --Hermann Hesse (in Co-Working Spaces in Trees)

When you are living in your sweet spot you feel ... calm and energetic, accomplished and joyful. --Deepak Chopra (in Three Tricks to Help Find Your Flow)

If you just bring everybody together then good things will happen. --Ida Oberman (in The Whole Child & Urban Education)

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. --Albert Einstein (in Surprising Lessons from Nature's Engineers)

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. --Margaret Mead (in The WE-economy: Value Creation in the Age of Networks)

I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering. --Robert Frost (in One Poem that Saved a Forest)

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. --Henry Ford (in Moringa Project: An Improbable Project)

The real purpose of searching after facts is not so that we can manipulate the world to our advantage, but so that our own awareness can be transformed.
--Peter Kingsley
(in Peter Kingsley on Remembering What We Have Forgotten)

Once the herd starts moving in one direction, it's very hard to turn it, even slightly. --Dan Rather (in How Groups Shape Individual Judgement)

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe. --John Muir (in How Awe Makes Us Generous)

All the great religions have a place for awe, for ecstatic transport at the wonder and beauty of creation. --Richard Dawkins (in How Awe Makes Us Generous)

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit. --Khalil Gibran (in When You Give a Tree an Email Address)

Until the great mass of people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be achieved. -- (in 17 Ways You Can Work for Social Justice)

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. ---George Bernard Shaw- (in We Can't Eat GDP)

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