Give up defining yourself - to yourself or to others. You won’t die. You will...– Eckhart Tolle (via scout)
State power is readily captured and used by the powerful. It is strange to build...– Jacob Levy (via derrinyet)
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.– Mark Twain (via nathanielstuart)
Too often, our rhetoric treats the religious impulse to public action as...– Stephen L. Carter, Culture of Disbelief
"The Average Fourth Grader Is A Better Poet Than...
commovente: While in graduate school at the University of Houston, I supplemented my income by working as a writer in residence for Writers in the Schools (WITS). I was with WITS for three years, during which I visited third, fourth, and fifth grade classrooms, and worked with groups of students visiting the Menil museum of art, the Houston Historical Society, and the Houston Arboretum. When...
I should say that civilizations begin with religion and stoicism: they end with...– Will Durant (via historical-nonfiction)
It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.– Leo Tolstoy, The Kreutzer Sonata
It is difficult to resist the conclusion that 20th century man has decided to...– Malcolm Muggeridge
The success of science sometimes leads people to think that because we can...– John Lennox, Beyond Opinion
This uniqueness and singleness which distinguishes each individual and gives a...– Victor Frankl,Man’s Search for Meaning
Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, “You owe...– Hafiz
Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living In...– Hafiz