A Quote by Albert Einstein on solitude, nationalism, family, and community

I am truly a "lone traveler" and have never belonged to my country, my home, my friends, or even my immediate family, with my whole heart.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Ideas And Opinions, Pages: 9 (The World As I See It)

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Laura Ingalls Wilder on collective unconscious, cognitive committment, work, community, and manifestation

If enough people think of a thing and work hard enough at it, I guess it's pretty nearly bound to happen, wind and weather permitting.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Source: On the Shores of Silver Lake

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Starhawk on home, free, community, and circle

We are all longing to go home to some place we have never been - a place half-remembered and half-envisioned we can only catch glimpses of from time to time. Community. Somewhere, there are people to whom we can speak with passion without having the words catch in our throats. Somewhere a circle of hands will open to receive us, eyes will light up as we enter, voices will celebrate with us whenever we come into our own power. Community means strength that joins our strength to do the work that needs to be done. Arms to hold us when we falter. A circle of healing. A circle of friends. Someplace where we can be free.


Contributed by: MotherTongues

A Quote by Dalai Lama on love, dalai lama, community, individual, and whole world

Love is a simple practice yet it is very beneficial for the individual who practices it as well as for the community in which he lives, for the nation, and for the whole world

Dalai Lama

Source: The Dalai Lama's Book of Wisdom

Contributed by: Taikunping

A Quote by Winnie the Pooh on community and friendship

Being lonely is more friendly with two.

Winnie the Pooh

Contributed by: Jo

A Quote by Dar Williams on interfaith, community, and meals

The Christians and the Pagans sit together at the table, finding faith and common ground the best that they were able.

Dar Williams

Source: The Christians and The Pagans

Contributed by: Priestess MJ

A Quote by Kenneth Smith on philosophy, rights, spirituality, morality, culture, community, self-development, modernity, and society

But for the Jews this moral-spiritual issue raises the same societal problem it does for the Greeks: how can a man have the "right" to make himself spiritually or rationally destitute or retarded when this corrupts the whole quality of the culture that we all together need and depend on? If anyone wants a cloistered and closed-minded life, an anti-aristic life, let him either go off and live among the wolves--or else join the community of like-minded idiots that (alas) compose and define the basic terms of modern society.

Kenneth Smith

Contributed by: Dave

A Quote by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin on community

Everything that rises must converge.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881 - 1955)

Contributed by: Shawn

A Quote by Meg Whitman on customers, business, and community

Many companies operate from more of a command-and-control environment — they decide what's going to happen at headquarters and have the organization execute. That doesn't work here because it's the community of users who really have control.

So we enable, not direct. We think of our customers as people, not wallets. And that has implications for how we run the company. We partner with our customers and let them take the company where they think it's best utilized.

The fact that used cars is our largest category is a good example. We would not have sat in a conference room and said, "Hey, how about used cars?" So what can be learned that is extensible to other companies is [to ask] what are your customers doing with your products that maybe you didn't anticipate that they would do? How do you think of your customers as your research and development lab, as opposed to having an R&D lab at headquarters?

Meg Whitman

Source: Let the Customers Run the Company:

Contributed by: ~C4Chaos

A Quote by Meg Whitman on community and commerce

Here is the interesting thing that I wonder about. You look at the tremendous success of Facebook. To my mind there is not a lot of commerce going on in these social networking sites. eBay is a community anchored in commerce. It is a commerce site that built a community around it. What has not been proven is if the reverse can happen and people will go to community sites to do commerce.

Meg Whitman

Source: Meg Whitman’s Exit Interview:

Contributed by: ~C4Chaos

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