William Faulkner

“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…would do this, it would change the earth.”

A. A. Milne

“How do you spell ‘love’?” – Piglet.
“You don’t spell it…you feel it.” – Pooh

Howard Zinn

“To be hopefull in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives.”

Gautama Buddha

“Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.”

Augustine of Hippo

“The measure of love is to love without measure.”

Marshall B. Rosenberg

“What I want in my life is compassion, a flow between myself and others based on a mutual giving from the heart.”


“All mentors have a way of seeing more of our faults than we would like. It’s the only way we grow.”

Oren Lyons, ONONDAGA

“Times change but principles do not. Times change but lands do not. Times change but our culture and our language remain the same. And that’s what you have to keep intact. It’s not what you wear – it’s what’s in your heart.”

Albert Einstein

“Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it’s beauty.”

Hellen Keller

“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight, but no vision.”