The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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Anonymous JANUARY 20, 2018
One of the BEST quotes ever, and so true!!

Evy from Tucson, AZ SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Such a powerful quote.

Anonymous SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
For all educators across the world.

Gwen from Lakeland SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Great thought!!!


The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. —Emily Dickinson
I’m beginning to recognize that real happiness isn’t something large and looming on the horizon ahead, but something small, numerous and already here. The smile of someone you love. A decent breakfast. The warm sunset. Your little everyday joys all lined up in a row. —Beau Christopher Taplin
Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen Hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regrets. Appreciate your friends. Continue to learn. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is. —Mary Anne Radmacher
Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you - not because they are nice, but because you are. —Unknown
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. —C.S. Lewis
A lesson for all of us is that for every loss, there is victory, for every sadness, there is joy, and when you think you’ve lost everything, there is hope. —Geraldine Solon
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others. —Marcus Tullius Cicero
The lotus is the most beautiful flower, whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in the mud. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first you must have the mud --- the obstacles of life and its suffering. ... The mud speaks of the common ground that humans share, no matter what our stations in life. ... Whether we have it all or we have nothing, we are all faced with the same obstacles: sadness, loss, illness, dying and death. If we are to strive as human beings to gain more wisdom, more kindness and more compassion, we must have the intention to grow as a lotus and open each petal one by one. —Goldie Hawn
Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible. —Albert Einstein
I go to seek a Great Perhaps. —François Rabelais
Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists precisely in this; that he does good not because he is forced to do so, but because he freely conceives it, wants it, and loves it. —Mikhail Bakunin
Kindness isn't about the thanks you get. It's about the act itself. —Joshua Williams
A smile is the universal welcome. —Max Eastman
We are made to persist. That's how we find out who we are. —Tobias Wolff
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. —Eleanor Roosevelt
Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand-and melting like a snowflake… —Sir Frances Bacon

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