Meditation has been defined as the cessation of active eternal thought.
—Helena Blavatsky (Ukrainian-born American Theosophist)
Even fate cannot touch him whose heart is filled with compassion, whose words always reflect the truth and whose body is always meant to help others.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
—Norman Vincent Peale (American Clergyman, Self-Help Author)
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.
—Saki (Hector Hugh Munro) (British Short Story Writer)
A particular breed of dog may cost a lot of money, but only love will make its tail wag.
He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconceivable, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.
—Walter Lippmann (American Journalist)
It’s not a question of who’s going to throw the first stone; it’s a question of who’s going to start building with it.
—Sloan Wilson (American Novelist)
What we leave behind is not engraved in stone monuments but woven into the lives of others.
The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.
—Linus Pauling (American Chemist)