Tag Archives: hope

Silence

“Silence is a true friend who never betrays.”   – Confucius “True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.”  – William Penn “Music and silence combine … Continue reading

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ONE WOMAN’S VOICE

For all those reeling from the event that shook a nation. Thanks to The Boston Globe who printed it. ELIZABETH WARREN’S POST ELECTION SPEECH   Below are the prepared remarks by Senator Elizabeth Warren to the AFL-CIO Executive Council Thursday … Continue reading

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Paix et d’espoir (Of peace and hope)

“Today we’re dumping 70 million tons of global-warming pollution into the environment, and tomorrow we will dump more, and there is no effective worldwide response. Until we start sharply reducing global-warming pollution, I feel that I have failed.” – Al … Continue reading

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bond-less day

“Parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.” – Jim Morrison * bond-less day no, they say you never miss what you never … Continue reading

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Le Grande Papillon / The Grand Butterfly

“We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.”   – Carl Sagan   “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”   – … Continue reading

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Material Witness

“Art is not a part of life, it is not an addition to life, it is the essence of those pieces of us that make us fulfilled. That give us hope. That give us dreams and provide the world a … Continue reading

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Ces mains

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”   –  Audrey Hepburn   “The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.”   –  Anne Frank … Continue reading

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Self portrait

“The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well.”   – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross   “At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable … Continue reading

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gratte – gratte

“Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something.”   –  Wilson Mizner * gratte – gratte each morning Rolande marche au Tabac gratte – gratte gratte – gratte with the English half-penny i gave her today she has won 120 … Continue reading

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wander

“Not all those who wander are lost.”   J.R.R.  Tolkien “Courage is found in unlikely places.”   –  J.R.R. Tolkien “Go not to the Elves for counsel, for they will say both no and yes.”   –  J.R.R. Tolkien * … Continue reading

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