Category Archives: meaning

You must go after your wish. As soon as you start to pursue a dream, your life wakes up and everything has meaning. ~Barbara Sher

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We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. ~Mother Teresa

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My actions are my only true belongings. ~Thich Nhat Hanh

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There are two basic ways to help humanity. One: get married, and devote yourself to raising a good family. Two: devote yourself to helping humanity in general. I chose the latter path. ~Leo Buscaglia

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It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the … Continue reading

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Every drop in the ocean counts. ~Yoko Ono

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I have no children, I do not watch television, and I do not believe in God — all paths taken by mortals to make their lives easier. Children help us to defer the painful task of confronting ourselves, and grandchildren … Continue reading

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The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. ~Aristotle

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For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love. ~Carl Sagan

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A few times in my life, I’ve had moments of absolute clarity, when for a few, brief seconds, the silence drowns out the noise and I can feel, rather than think… I could never make these moments last. I cling … Continue reading

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