Words shape our reality, and a song or poem has that power in a potently condensed form. Likewise a pithy quotation can say it all – and lodge in the mind to drip-feed our own purpose and courage. Here are the quotations that  appear throughout this website – they will change from time to time as new ones find and inspire me.

In these matters, the only certainty is that nothing is certain.

Pliny the Elder23 - 79 AD

Stand still. The trees ahead and bushes beside you
Are not lost. Wherever you are is called Here…
If what a tree or a bush does is lost on you,
You are surely lost. Stand still. The forest knows
Where you are. You must let it find you.

David Wagoner

The world we have made as a result of the level of thinking we have done thus far creates problems that we cannot solve at the same level at which we have created them… We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if humankind is to survive.

Albert Einstein

Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness… the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves, too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred.

W H Murray

The best political, social, and spiritual work we can do is to withdraw the projection of our shadow onto others.

C G Jung(1875-1961)

Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu – A person is a person through
other people.

Zulu saying

As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is “AUTHENTICITY”.

Charlie Chaplin

There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique … No artist is pleased. There is only a queer divine dissatisfaction, a blessed unrest that keeps us marching…

Martha Graham

Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.

Arundhati Roy(b.1961)

When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won.

Mahatma Gandhi

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