Thursday, May 12, 2005

Sweetest Day Quotes

  ~Mark Twain Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.  ~Seneca Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own. ~Adam Lindsay Gordon How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong.  Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.  ~George Washington Carver You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Be kind.  Everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.  ~Attributed to both T.H. Thompson and John Watson A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives roses.  ~Chinese Proverb Open your heart - open it wide; someone is standing outside.  ~Quoted in Believe: A Christmas Treasury by Mary Engelbreit Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight.  Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward.  Your life will never be the same again.  ~Og Mandino Real charity doesn't care if it's tax-deductible or not.  ~Dan Bennett Act as if what you do makes a difference.  It does.  ~William James Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.  It's not.  ~Dr. Seuss Being good is commendable, but only when it is combined with doing good is it useful.  ~Author Unknown It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little - do what you can.  ~Sydney Smith You give but little when you give of your possessions.  It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.  ~Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet While earning your daily bread, be sure you share a slice with those less fortunate.  ~Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.  ~Winston Churchill Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.  ~Mohammed Ali Sometime in your life, hope that you might see one starved man, the look on his face when the bread finally arrives.  Hope that you might have baked it or bought or even kneaded it yourself.  For that look on his face, for your meeting his eyes across a piece of bread, you might be willing to lose a lot, or suffer a lot, or die a little, even.  ~Daniel Berrigan Trees outstrip most people in the extent and depth of their work for the public good.  ~Sara Ebenreck, American Forests Find a need and fill it.  ~Ruth Stafford Peale I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catchers mitt on both hands.  You need to be able to throw something back.  ~Author Unknown A handful of pine-seed will cover mountains with the green majesty of a forest.  I too will set my face to the wind and throw my handful of seed on high.  ~Fiona M

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