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One way to open

your eyes is to ask

yourself, "What if I
had never seen this

before? What if I
knew I would never
see it again?
-- Rachel Carson

Happiness is not
what makes us
grateful. It is
gratefulness
that makes us
happy.
- Brother David
Steindl-Rast

When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully,


everyone is blessed. Maya Angelou

We are never
more than one
grateful
thought away
from peace of
heart.
- Brother
David SteindlRast

The accumulation of
small, optimistic acts

produces quality in our


culture and in your life.
Our culture resonates
in tense times to

individual acts of
grace.
--Jennifer James

We ought to do good
to others as simply
as a horse runs, or
a bee makes honey,
or a vine bears
grapes season after
season without
thinking of the
grapes it has borne.
--Marcus Aurelius

All the children who are held and


loved...will know how to love others. Spread
these virtues in the world. Nothing more
need be done. --- Meng Zi

Your vision will


become clear only
when you can look
into your own
heart. Who looks
outside, dreams;
who looks inside,
awakes. - Carl Jung

If you can just


appreciate each
thing, one by
one, then you
will have pure
gratitude. Even
though you
observe just one
flower, that one
flower includes
everything.
-- Shunryu
Suzuki Roshi

You are the


sky.
Everything
else -- it's
just the
weather.
-- Pema
Chodron

Don't judge
each day
by the
harvest
you reap,
but by the
seeds you
plant.
-- RL
Stevenson

Keep what is
worth keeping
And with a breath
of kindness
Blow the rest
away.
Dinah Maria
Mulock Craik

Nothing in life
is to be feared,
it is only to be
understood.
Now is the
time to
understand
more, so that
we may fear
less. -Madame Marie
Curie

The sky is
the daily
bread of
the eyes.
-Emerson

The goal of life is


to make your
heartbeat match
the beat of the
universe, to
match your
nature with
nature. -- Joseph
Campbell

We love because it's the only true


adventure. - Nikki Giovanni

It is true that we are


called to create a
better world. But we
are first of all called
to a more immediate
and exalted task: that
of creating our own
lives.
-- Thomas Merton

Rivers do not drink their own


water. Trees do not eat their
own fruit. Clouds do not
swallow their own rain. What
great ones have is always for
the benefit of others.
-- Indian Scriptures

The first rule is


to keep an
untroubled
spirit. The
second is to
look things in
the face and
know them for
what they are.
In all things of
nature there is
something of
the marvelous.
-- Aristotle

All the flowers of


all the tomorrows
are in the seeds of
today.
--- Indian Proverb

One can live


Magnificently
in this world if
one knows how
to work and
how to love.
-- Leo Tolstoy

This world is
a mountain,
in which your
works are
echoed back
to you.
-- Rumi

Be content with
what you have;
rejoice in the
way things are.
When you realize
there is nothing
lacking, the
whole world
belongs to you. -Lao Tzu

We can only be said to be


alive in those moments
when our hearts are
conscious of our
treasures.
-- Thornton Wilder

Ours is not the task of


fixing the entire world
at once, but of
stretching out to mend
the part of the world
that is within our
reach. - Dr. Clarissa
Pinkola Ests

Those who contemplate


the beauty of the earth
find reserves of
strength that will
endure as long as life
lasts.
--Rachel Carson

Love
makes
labor
light. Love
alone
gives
value to
all things.
-- St.
Teresa of
Avila

True life is lived


when tiny
changes occur.
-- Leo Tolstoy