"Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world's grief Do justly now... walk humbly now... love mercy now... You are not obligated to complete the task, but neither are you free to abandon it." - The Talmud
"Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power that enables us to empathise with humans whose experiences we have never shared." - J.K.Rowling, Harvard commencement address, 2008.
"Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win" - Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mocking Bird (Harper Lee).
"Life is difficult, and complicated, and beyond anyone's total control, and the humility to know that will enable you to survive its vicissitudes" - J.K.Rowling, Harvard commencement address, 2008.
"Peace... It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart" - Unknown
"When evil men plot, good men must plan. When evil men burn and bomb, good men must build and bind. When evil men shout ugly words of hatred, good men must commit themselves to the glories of love." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear." - Martin Luther King, Jr
"Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it! Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." – Howard Thurman
“When we look at modern man, we have to face the fact...that modern man suffers from a kind of poverty of the spirit, which stands in glaring contrast to his scientific and technological abundance; We've learned to fly the air like birds, we've learned to swim the seas like fish, and yet we haven't learned to walk the Earth as brothers and sisters...” - Martin Luther King, Jr