Love: (heart...soul...adore...affection )

A healthy community is one in which the elderly protect, care for, love and assist the younger ones to provide continuity and hope. (Founder Gray Panthers) --- Maggie Kuhn

A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love. --- Mother Teresa Of Calcutta 1910

Always direct your thoughts to those truths that will give you confidence, hope, joy, love, thanksgiving, and turn away your mind from those that inspire you with fear, sadness, depression. --- Bertrand Wilbertforce

Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those I love, I can: all of them make me laugh. --- W H Auden 1907

As a young nun Mother Teresa wanted to work with the homeless and hopeless but her superiors felt that she was too frail, young, and inexperienced. She pleaded her case, but they refused and assigned her to teach at a convent in India... The years passed and Mother Teresa's mission burned deep in her heart. She grew in experience and determination. She never gave up her dream. Finally, at age thirty-nine, she was granted permission to embark on her calling. With nothing more than the clothes on her back and the fire of her mission burning deep in her heart, she left the school and walked in the streets of Calcutta to begin..." ('Making A Difference') --- Sheila M. Bethel

Be a good human being, a warm-hearted affectionate person. That is my fundamental belief. Having a sense of caring, a feeling of compassion will bring happiness of peace of mind to oneself and automatically create a positive atmosphere. --- Dalai Lama 1935

Be still, sad heart! And cease repining; behind the clouds is the sun still shining; thy fate is the common fate of all, into each life some rain must fall. --- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807

Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief in denying them. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

By love serve one another. --- Galatians 5:13

By the accident of fortune a man may rule the world for a time, but by virtue of love and kindness he may rule the world forever. --- Lao-Tze 604BC

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. --- Anon xxxx

Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music

the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself. --- Henry Miller 1891

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable, procures success to the weak, and esteem to all. --- George Washington 1732

Do not take drugs because they demand periodic doses and your heart will crave them. You will also lose money. Even for medical purposes do not take drugs if you can find a different medicine that will help. (commentary on the Talmud) --- Samuel ben Meir 1085

Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't. --- Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that's the stuff life is made of. --- Benjamin Franklin 1706

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. --- G.K. Chesterton 1874

Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You don't have to know about Plato and Aristotle... (or) Einstein's Theory of Relativity ... (or) the Second Theory of Thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love. --- Martin Luther King, Jr 1929

Fear grows out of the things we think; it lives in our minds. Compassion grows out of the things we are, and lives in our hearts. --- Barbara Garrison

Get beyond love and grief; exist for the good of man. --- Ha Gakure

Go cherish your soul; express companions; set your habits to a life of solitude; then will the faculties rise fair and full within. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

God doesn't look at how much we do, but with how much love we do it. --- Mother Teresa Of Calcutta 1910

Gold, for the instant, lost its luster in his eyes, for there were countless treasures of the heart which it could never purchase. --- Charles Dickens 1812

Hatred and bitterness can never cure the disease of fear; only love can do that. Hatred paralyses life; love harmonises it. Hatred darkens life; love illumines it. --- Marin Luther King 1929

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies - or else? The chain reaction of evil - hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars - must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation. --- Martin Luther King, Jr 1929

He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help. --- Abraham Lincoln 1809

He that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. --- John 4:16

He who does not enjoy solitude will not love freedom. --- Arthur Schopenhauer 1788

He who is filled with love is filled with God himself. --- Saint Augustine 347

I believe every person is created as the steward of his or her destiny with great power for a specific purpose to share with others, through service, a reverence for life in a spirit of love. --- zzz

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