We can make the sorrow and suffering into a compost out of which the roses of joy can grow.
— Satish Kumar in The Way of Wisdom
Peaceful living is about trusting those on whom we depend and caring for those who depend on us.
— His Holiness the Dalai Lama in a 1977 speech at the "Forum 2000" Conference in Prague
When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You know your name is safe in their mouths.
— Jess C. Scott, writer and artist
Justice is what love looks like in public.
— Cornel West in Writing to Wake the Soul by Karen Hering
But if somehow you could pack up your sorrows,
And give them all to me,
You would lose them, I know how to use them,
Give them all to me.
— "Pack Up Your Sorrows" by Richard Farina
Everything is good for something.
— Italian Proverb
Blessings on our bodies
alive with spirit.
Blessings on our minds
filled with dreams.
Blessings on our hearts
opened by love.
Blessings, blessings, blessings.
— John Philip Newell in Praying with the Earth