Category Archives: quotation

On Listening (an excerpt)

“When I ask you to listen and you start giving advice, you have not done what I have asked. When I ask you to listen to me and you begin to tell me why I shouldn’t feel that way, you … Continue reading

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Express your voice, no matter what

People are often unreasonable, and self-centered; forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish ulterior motives; be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends, and some true friends; succeed anyway. … Continue reading

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Today’s quote: always living to the fullest

“I cannot rest from travel: I will drink Life to the lees all times I have enjoyed Greatly, have suffered greatly, both with those That loved me and alone . . . How dull it is to pause, to make … Continue reading

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Today’s quote: don’t be afraid to listen

“The beginning of wisdom is listening. Listening that is empathic enables parents to hear the feelings that the words try to convey, to hear what children are feeling and experiencing . . . Parents need an open mind and an … Continue reading

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Today’s quote: Our children are marvels

“ . . . And what do we teach our children? We teach them that two and two make four, and Paris is the capital of France. When will we teach them what they are? We should say to each … Continue reading

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Today’s quote: accepting and appreciating others

“One of the most satisfying feelings I know … comes from my appreciating [an] individual in the same way that I appreciate a sunset. People are just as wonderful as sunsets if I can let them be. In fact, perhaps … Continue reading

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Today’s quote: You control how your story goes.

“Among all the things we don’t control, we do have some control over our stories. We do have a conscious say in selecting the narrative we will use to make sense of the world. Individual responsibility is contained in the … Continue reading

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