Favorite Quotes

These are some of my favorite quotes. They are an inspiration to me and I hope they will be to others.

"There is a vitality, a life-force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time this expression is unique. and if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost. The world will not have it! It is not your business to determine how good it is nor how it compares with other expressions. It is your business to keep it yours clearly and directly, to keep the channel open." ~ Martha Graham

"Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward." ~Soren Kierkegaard

"Set your feet fast in the COMMON soil, THERE are the roots of LIFE. There you must learn to STAND. Begin on the plane of every day, not in the blue of the heavens, and GROW upward. Must you not plow in the field before you g...ather in the harvest? LOVE LIFE. HATE NO ONE. With joy and sorrow, hope and faith, you shall build here on Earth, a bridge up to the STARS." ~Olive Dame Campbell (her translation of a favorite Danish Folk School song)

"Maddest of all are those who see the world as it is not as it should be." ~ Miguel Cervantes

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though EVERYTHING is a miracle." ~ Albert Einstein

"Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect." ~ Chief Seattle

"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." ~ Dr. Seuss