Never let a problem to be solved become more important than the person to be loved.  —Barbara Johnson

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Never let a problem to be solved become more important than the person to be loved.

BARBARA JOHNSON

American literary critic and translator

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Sally from TX OCTOBER 2, 2017
So true!

K from pa JANUARY 8, 2014
good work.


Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity. —John Muir
Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny. —Tyron Edwards
I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people. —Rosa Parks
We can find common ground only by moving to higher ground. —Jim Wallis
A happy family is but an earlier heaven. —George Bernard Shaw
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity. —Buddha
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.

 —Henry David Thoreau
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. —Jalal ad-Din Rumi
Even after all this time the sun never says to the earth, 'You owe me.' Look what happens with a love like that. It lights the whole sky. —Hāfiz
At times you have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself. —Alan Alda
To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out the hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it- who can say this is not greatness?  —William Makepeace Thackeray
My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world. —Jack Layton
While we do our good works let us not forget that the real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary. —Chinua Achebe
If everyone helps to hold up the sky, then one person does not become tired. —Dr. Askhari Johnson Hodari
Luck to me is something else; hard work and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't.  —Lucille Ball
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. —Jimi Hendrix

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