honesty, tart though it tastes, is an affirmation: it says that
whoever we are and however vile, we are worth singing about.
Tynan, Theatre Writings
rabbi put this question to his students:
can we determine the hour of dawn, when night ends and the day
begins? ………………When you look into the face of a human
being and have enough light to recognise in him your brother. Up
until then it is night, and darkness is still with us.’
ourselves to live more simply, more harmoniously, and a little more
genuinely is a real step towards gross national happiness.
S. Powyel, Bhutanese Ministry of Education
cannot understand how anyone can live without one small place of
enchantment to turn to.
thousand things advance;
Nine hundred and ninety retreat;
That is progress.
question of bread for myself is a material question, but the
question of bread for my neighbour is a spiritual question.
is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do we
children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no
safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a
daring adventure, or nothing. To keep our faces towards change and
behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength
Age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a
bodies are our gardens, to which our wills are our gardeners.