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People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. -- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

When you can argue with reality you lose, but only 100 percent of the time. -- Byron Katie

If we can't be happy, what's the use of this life? -- His Holiness The Dalai Lama

I believe we have reason to be hopeful for our planet. We must follow our faiths and common sense, which I believe will guide us into the future. -- President Jimmy Carter

If one advances confidently in the directions of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. --Henry David Thoreau

I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance. --Pablo Cassals

My only religion is kindness. --His Holiness The Dalai Lama

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God. --Matthew 5:9

Let all your work be done with love. --1 Cornthians 16:14

At the risk of sounding ridiculous, I want to say that the true revolutionary is guided by feelings of love. --Che Guevara

Being fearless is not being without fear. Being fearless is feeling the fear and stepping forward anyway. It is the courage to look at fear just as it is, without giving it energy and without letting it take control. --Pema Chodron

The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope.--Terry Tempest Williams

. . . in a dark time the eye begins to see. --Theodore Roethke

Hope is not what we find in evidence, it's what we become in action. --Frances Moore Lappe

Use it up
Wear it out
Make it do
Do without
--Eleanor Roosevelt

Before we buy their shares, we want them to share our values. --PAX World

Despair shows us the limit of our imagination. Imaginations shared create collaboration, collaboration creates community, and community inspires social change.--Terry Tempest Williams