Favorite Quotations

Life reflects back whatever the thinker thinks into it.

“Every tool is a weapon, if you hold it right” –Ani DiFranco, from the poem My IQ

Originally from a Sufi chant:
The ocean refuses no river, no river
The open heart refuses no part of me, no part of you.
I am one with all that is, one with all;
All that is is one with me, one with all.

“The true nature of love is not based on an advantageous response, but on the sheer openness of one heart to another.”— Phillip Moffitt

“The first step to getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to to stay where you are.”— John Pierpont Morgan I

“If you ever reach total enlightenment while you’re drinking a beer, I bet it makes the beer shoot out your nose.” –Malia Surell

“We were not sent here to be perfect. We were sent here to make what difference we can with the time we have.”–Barak Obama

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” –Gloria Steinem

“Friendship is one of my favorite responsibilities” –Tiffany Vargo

“We show up, burn brightly in the moment, live passionately, and when the moment is over, when our work is done, we step back and let go.” –Rolf Gates

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross