It is essential to know that to be a happy person, a happy family, a happy society, it is very crucial to have a good heart, that is very crucial. World peach must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just the absence of violence but the manifestation of human compassion.Dalai Lama, in exile Associated Press, 5/14/01
A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Bad is never good until worse happens.Danish proverb
I hold it true,what'er befallI feel it, when I sorrow most'Tis better to have loved and lostThan never to have loved at all.Alfred Lord Tennyson
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.Mark Twain
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.Anatole France
[Spring is] a true reconstructionist.
Doubt of the reality of love ends by making us doubt everything.
Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.