The question of whether it's God's green earth is not at center stage, except in the sense that if so, one is reminded with some regularity that He may be dying.Edward Hoagland
People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order so they'll have good voice boxes in case there's ever anything really meaningful to say.Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
If our early lessons of acceptance were as successful as our early lessons of anger, how much happier we would all be.Peter McWilliams
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not the age of Revolution when the old and the new stand side by side...when the glories of the old can be compensated by the rich possibilities of the new era This time...is a very good one...Ralph Waldo Emerson
A clergyman is one who feels himself called upon to live without working at the expense of the rascals who work to live.Voltaire
This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Epistle Dedicatory
Dig where the gold isunless you just need some exercise.
In creating, the only hard thing is to begin a grass blade's no easier to make than an oak.