The truth is that life is hard and dangerous; that he who seeks his own happiness does not find it; that he who is weak must suffer; that he who demands love, will be disappointed; that he who is greedy, will not be fed; that he who seeks peace, will find strife; that truth is only for the brave; that joy is only for him who does not fear to be alone; that life is only for the one who is not afraid to die.
— Joyce Carey
If there be righteousness in the heart, there will be beauty in the character.If there be beauty in the character, there will be harmony in the home, If there be harmony in the home, there will be order in the nation,If there be order in the nation, there will be peace in the world.
Justice alone, fundamental as it is, will seldom kindle holiness in a soul in which the light of love is quenched, or burns but dimly. It is justice illumined with mercy that floods the world with ineffable goodness and grace.
Out beyond ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.
— Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi
Learning is weightless, a treasure you can always carry easily.
— Chinese Proverb
Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.
— John Lennon
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
— Dolly Parton
Wisdom is born; stupidity is learned.
— Russian Proverb
Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced–even a proverb is no proverb to you till your life has illustrated it.
— John Keats
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
— George Sand
By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn.
— Latin Proverb
No one really knows enough to be a pessimist.
— Norman Cousins
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