Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon.
A happiness weapon. A Beauty Bomb. And every time a crisis developed, we would launch one. . . . Floating down to earth, boxes of Crayolas. . . . And people would smile and get a little funny look on their faces and cover the world with imagination.
— Robert Fulghum in All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
Living well is an art that can be developed: a love of life and ability to take great pleasure from small offerings.
— Maya Angelou, writer and civil rights activist
God turns you from one feeling to another
and teaches by means of opposites,
so that you will have two wings to fly.
— Rumi in Rumi Daylight translated by Camille and Kabir Helminski
Always remember: joy is not merely incidental to your spiritual quest.
It is vital.
— Rebbe Nachman of Breslov in The Empty Chair
We become hopeful when somebody tells the truth.
— Margaret J. Wheatley in Turning to One Another
Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong even if everyone is for it.
— William Penn in The Doubleday Christian Quotation Collection
Breathing in: As Spirit transforms me . . .
Breathing out: may I transform the world.