Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
— Albert Einstein
The earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations.
— Pope John Paul II
Whoever degrades another degrades me, and whatever is done or said returns at last to me.
— Walt Whitman
The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart and a good conscience and sincere faith.
— I Timothy 1:5
If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
— Francis of Assissi
Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, ‘Grow, grow.’
— The Talmud
‘Calmness, gentleness, silence, self-restraint and purity: these are the disciplines of the mind.
— The Bhagavad Gita
If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.
— Lao Tzu
As soon as there is a little light in the sky early in the morning, we can understand the sun is in the sky. Similarly, since there is some conciseness in all bodies –whether man or animal- we can understand the presence of the soul.
— The Bhagavad Gita
Whoever destroys a soul, it is considered as if he destroyed an entire world. And whoever saves a life, it is considered as if he saved an entire world.
— The Talmud, Sanhedrin 4:1