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A Quote by Albert Einstein on evil, people, and world

The world is not threatened by evil people, but by those who allow evil to take place.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Horse Sense and Horsemanship: Ranking, Partnership, Energy Transfer, Pages: 76

Contributed by: jodi

A Quote by R. Buckminster Fuller on children, moon, people, pictures, time, and trees

Children will draw pictures with everything in them...houses and trees and people and animals...and the sun AND the moon.  Grown-up says, "That's a nice picture, Honey, but you put the moon and the sun in the sky at the same time and that isn't right."  But the child is right!  The sun and moon are in the sky at the same time.

R. Buckminster Fuller (1895 - 1983)

Source: Buckminster Fuller to Children of Earth

Contributed by: ingebrita

A Quote by Van Jones on economy, environmentalism, community, planet, people, and recycling

The green economy should not just be about reclaiming throw-away stuff. It should be about reclaiming thrown-away communities. It should not just be about recycling things to give them a second life. We should also be gathering up people and giving them a second chance.

Van Jones

Source: The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by St. Tikhon of Zadonsk on god, self, spirituality, evil, people, virtue, awareness, freedom, truth, and christianity

Keep from prying into other people's affairs, for such prying gives occasion for slander, judgment, and other grievous sins. Why do you need to be concerned about others? Know and examine your own self.

Tikhon of Zadonsk

Source: Daily Lives, Miracles and Wisdom of the Saints

Contributed by: boznamedsoo

A Quote by Father Paisios Eznepides on god, christianity, spirituality, relationships, learning, growth, life, people, peace, and lessons

"Sometimes God allows a relative or fellow worker to cause us problems in order to exercise our patience and humbleness; however, instead of being grateful for the chance God gives us, we react and refused to be cured.  It is like refusing to pay the doctor who is giving us a shot when we are ill."

Father Paisios Eznepides (+1994)

Paisios Eznepides

Source: Daily Lives, Miracles and Wisdom of the Saints and Fasting Calendar

Contributed by: boznamedsoo

A Quote by A. A. Milne on waiting, action, and people

You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you.  You have to go to them sometimes.

A. A. Milne

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Osho on love, people, uniqueness, and relationship

There are as many loves as there are people.

osho

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by David Abram on language, people, human beings, earth, community, ecology, and environment

For those of us who care for an earth not encompassed by machines, a world of textures, tastes and sounds other than those that we have engineered, there can be no question of simply abandoning literacy, of turning away from all writing. Our task, rather, is that of taking up the written word, with all of its potency, and patiently, carefully, writing language back into the land. Our craft is that of releasing the budded, earthly intelligence of our words, freeing them to respond to the speech of the things themselves – to the green uttering forth of leaves from the spring branches. It is the practice of spinning stories that have the rhythm and lilt of the local soundscape, tales for the tongue, tales that want to be told, again and again sliding off the digital screen and slipping off the lettered page in inhabit these coastal forests, those desert canyons, those whispering grasslands and valleys and swamps. Finding phrases that lace us in contact with the trembling neck-muscles of a deer holding its antlers high as it swims toward the mainland, or with the ant dragging a scavenged rice-grain through the grasses. Planting words, like seeds, under rocks and fallen logs – letting language take root, once again, in the earthen silence of shadow and bone and leaf.

David Abram

Source: The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World (Vintage), Pages: 274

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Anthony De Mello on people, self, and perception

We see people and things not as they are, but as we are.

Anthony De Mello

Source: Awareness

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Jeremy Seabrook on civilization, people, fun, western, and purpose

To provide its happy people with perpetual fun is now the deepest purpose of Western civilization.

Jeremy Seabrook

Source: Third World Network

Contributed by: bajarbattu

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