Children are messengers from a world we once deeply knew, but have long since forgotten.
— Alice Miller in Full Esteem Ahead by Diane and Julia Loomans
Civility is the sum of the many sacrifices we are called to make for the sake of living together.
— Stephen L. Carter in Civility
Be swift to hear, and slow to speak;
and let it be in the grace,
which seasons all words.
— George Fox in Plain Living by Catherine Whitmore
Zen is not some kind of excitement, but concentration on our usual everyday routine.
— Shunryu Suzuki in Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind
Build yourself a solid portfolio, full of high-yielding investments.
Buy all the shares you can in selfless giving.
— Eknath Easwaran in Seeing with the Eyes of Love
You can find some wisdom even in debauchery and foolishness.
— Baal Shem Tov in Hasidic Wisdom by Simcha Raz
When do you feel most alive?