“What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.” –Meister Eckhart
“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” –Aristotle
“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” –Martin Luther King Jr.
I hope you all have had a great winter break and are ready for school to start back up.
“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” —Mother Teresa
Have a wonderful week!
“Surely everyone is aware of the divine pleasures which attend a wintry fireside; candles at four o’clock, warm hearthrugs, tea, a fair tea-maker, shutters closed, curtains flowing in ample draperies to the floor, whilst the wind and rain are raging audibly without.” –Thomas De Quincey
“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” –William Butler Yeats
“Concerning all acts of initiative and creation, there is one elementary truth–that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves, too.”
–Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Happy Thanksgiving week!
“When you give and carry out acts of kindness, it’s as though something inside your body responds and says, ‘Yes, this is how I ought to feel.” — Rabbi Harold Kushner
“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
–Alexander Graham Bell
I have seen some breathtaking sunsets this fall season. If you are a regular reader, I will be resuming an educational post once a week. I hope the information helps!
“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” ― Abigail Adams