Educators. Students. Community members. Much more unites us than divides us, particularly knowing we all wear multiple hats. Building relationships. Thinking BIG.
Challenging and supporting one another. Developing engaged, empathetic citizens. Please join me in pondering how best to nurture these common ground connections.


Quotes That Catch Me

Quotes that Catch Me In the Moment:


  • "I'm a Zen Buddhist...I don't think about what I do. I do it...I jump off the cliff and build my wings on the way down." ~Ray Bradbury
  • "Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. You've got to relax, let it happen at times, and let other move forward with it." ~Ray Bradbury
  • Clerk: "Well, what are you going to do to help and inspire people [if you're not gonna be a doctor]?" Devonte: "I'm going to be myself. No matter how much people try to make me something I'm not. Have a great night!" ~Devonte Hart, "Free Hugs"
  • "There is in us an instinct for newness, for renewal, for a liberation of creative power. We seek to awaken in ourselves a force which really changes our lives from within. And yet the same instinct tells us that this change is a recovery of that which is deepest, most original, most personal in ourselves. To be born again is not to become somebody else, but to become ourselves." ~Thomas Merton
  • "The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all...living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another." ~Thomas Merton
  • George Carlin—Clever, Hilarious Rant—https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AoQWBbovQA
  • "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." ~Maya Angelou

Happiness Quotes:

  • "Happiness is like jam, you can't spread even a little without getting some on yourself." ~Vern McLellan
  • "Happiness is like a butterfly. The more you chase it, the more it eludes you. But if you turn your attention to other things, It comes and sits softly on your shoulder." ~Henry David Thoreau
  • "Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." ~Leo Tolstoy
  • "To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness" ~Bertrand Russell
  • "Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind..." ~Marcus Aurelius
  • "A comfortable home is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience." ~Sydney Smith

1 comment:

Krissy Clarke said...

I've seen lots of happiness quotes on FB and I must say they really inspire me. Quotes about happiness are simply inspirational and can make me smile. Thanks for sharing.