Monday, September 26, 2005

We need food and water and they sent us men with guns" : Katrina survivor

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these: George Washington Carver:

To care for anyone else enough to make their problems one's own, is ever the beginning of one's real ethical development: Felix Adler:

...when we finally know we are dying, and all other sentient beings are dying with us, we start to have a burning, almost heartbreaking sense of the fragility and preciousness of each moment and each being, and from this can grow a deep, clear, limitless compassion for all beings: Sogyal Rinpoche

The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government: Thomas Jefferson:


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