Saturday, April 20, 2013

Quotation Saturday

Fort McHenry ~ Baltimore Maryland
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“You've faced horrors in these past weeks... I don't know which is worse. The terror you feel the first time you witness such things, or the numbness that comes after it starts to become ordinary.”
~ Tasha Alexander, A Fatal Waltz

“Have we raised the threshold of horror so high that nothing short of a nuclear strike qualifies as a 'real' war? Are we to spend the rest of our lives in this state of high alert with guns pointed at each other's heads and fingers trembling on the trigger?”
~ Arundhati Roy

“There is a loveliness to life that does not fade. Even in the terrors of the night, there is a tendency toward grace that does not fail us. ”
~ Robert Goolrick, The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life

“The more you approach infinity, the deeper you penetrate terror”
~ Gustave Flaubert


“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”
~ Mother Teresa

“Sometimes God allows what he hates to accomplish what he loves.”
~ Joni Eareckson Tada, The God I Love

“The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.”
~ W. Somerset Maugham

“From childhood's hour I have not been. As others were, I have not seen. As others saw, I could not awaken. My heart to joy at the same tone. And all I loved, I loved alone.”
― Edgar Allan Poe


“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”
~ Mother Teresa

“When we make judgements we're inevitably acting on limited knowledge, isn't it best to ask if we seek to understand, or simply let them be?”
~ Jay Woodman

“Even god doesn't propose to judge a man till his last days, why should you and I?”
~ Dale Carnegie

“Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you”
[Matthew 7:1-2]
~ Holy Bible: King James Version


“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”
~ Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

“The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places.
But still there is much that is fair. And though in all lands, love is now
mingled with grief, it still grows, perhaps, the greater.”
~ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

“The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.”
~ Marion Zimmer Bradley, The Fall of Atlantis

“Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.”
~ Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

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