You've no idea how hard I've looked for a gift to bring you. Nothing seemed right. What's the point of bringing gold to the gold mine, or water to the Ocean. Everything I came up with was like taking spices to the Orient. It's no good giving my heart and my soul because you already have these.
So- I've brought you a mirror. Look at yourself and remember me.
there is a field. I'll meet you there.
When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about.
Ideas, language, even the phrase 'each other' doesn't make sense any more.
~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche,
~Marshall Rosenberg, Ph.D.
Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time; the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence. Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
--Martin Luther King Jr., December 11, 1964
Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.
~Arthur C. Clarke
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.
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