Hacking at the Branches of Evil

Sometimes a small saying says more than an entire book

“Let the beauty we love be what we do”–Rumi

“There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.” –Henry David Thoreau

”It is an irony that millions of dollars are being spent to combat obesity in one half of the globe, while the other is dying of hunger.” –Evo Morales

“Silence is the home of the word.” –Henri Nouwen

“Eventually, everything connects.” -Charles Eames

“Tug on anything at all and you’ll find it connected to everything else in the universe.” –John Muir

“One’s destination is never a place but a new way of seeing things.” –Henry Miller

It is told that an architect offered to build for Plato a house in which every room would be hidden from the public eye. “I will give you twice the money,” Plato said, “if you build me a house into every room of which all men’s eyes can see.” -William Barclay

“You must be prepared to act upon your dreams, in case they do come true.” –Bill Strickland, TED Talk 209

“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Western science is a major response to minor needs” –Matthieu Ricard, TED talk 191

“Never let your schooling interfere with your education.” –Mark Twain

“Giving up mission can become the most effective space for mission to take place.” –Peter Rollins

“Theology. Because love isn’t enough.” –anon

“A witty saying proves nothing.” –Voltaire


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