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It may seem absurd to believe that a 'primitive' culture in the Himalaya has anything to teach our industrialized society. But our search for a future that works keeps spiraling back to an ancient connection between ourselves and the earth, an interconnectedness that ancient cultures have never abandoned.

HELENA NORBERG-HODGE

founder of the International Society for Ecology and Culture

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Service is a smile.  It is an acknowledging wave, a reaching handshake, a friendly wink, and a warm hug.   It's these simple acts that matter most, because the greatest service to a human soul has always been the kindness of recognition. —Richelle E. Goodrich
Touch the earth, speak of love, walk on common ground. —Steven Van Zandt
You must remember, family is often born of blood, but it doesn't depend on blood. Nor is it exclusive of friendship. Family members can be your best friends, you know. And best friends, whether or not they are related to you, can be your family. —Trenton Lee Stewart
Laugh my friend, for laughter ignites a fire within the pit of your belly and awakens your being. —Stella McCartney
Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others. —Brian Tracy
A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely. —Roald Dahl
It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen. —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax. —Abraham Lincoln
Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from. —Terry Tempest Williams
I know you've heard it a thousand times before, but it's true... hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it. —Ray Bradbury
For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends.
 —Ralph Waldo Emerson
Then, one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you. —Ewan McGregor
If you're not making someone else's life better, then you're wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better. —Will Smith
The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream. —William Shakespeare
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. —Thomas Edison
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. —Emily Dickinson

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