while ago and he dropped a bomb on me with this quote when I foolishly brought up, "What's the answer to life?"
I remember him looking at me for a few seconds and saying, "You are asking me to solve an answer, like trying to find the answer to 42. Life is not a question, it's...
nineteenth century writers and philosophers. Because they are a different language, an elegant language that we try to understand. And they can mean a number of things. It depends on how you see the world at that moment.
understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him. I think it’s impossible to really understand somebody, what they want, what they believe, and not love them the way they love themselves. And then, in that very moment when I love them.... I...
"All that is gold does not glitter,
not all those who wander are lost;
the old that is strong does not wither,
deep roots are not reached by the frost.
From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
a light from the shadows shall spring;
renewed shall be blade that was broken,
not to explain things, but rather to
"knock at the doors of the mind. If any boy is asked to give an account of what is awakened in him by such knocking, he will probably say something silly. For what happens within is much bigger than what comes out in words. Those who pin...
but can be very revelant.
I like it.
The Guy in the Glass
by Dale Wimbrow, (c) 1934
When you get what you want in your struggle for pelf,
And the world makes you King for a day,
Then go to the mirror and look at yourself,
And see what that guy has to say.
For it isn't your...
of course, is why we're here, a clear truth, that, like the nose on your face, is near at hand and easily discernible but can make you dizzy if you try to focus on it hard. But a little faith will see you through. What else will do except faith in such a cynical, corrupt time...
my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life." - John Lennon
and had to share it:
"The hardest part of walking away is accepting that your love isn't enough to inspire change. One day you realize you were fighting to love someone more than you fought to love yourself." ---- Sarah Jakes
(Amen to that....)
"Love divided by any number equals infinity."
- Claudia Richards
What mom said to me when I questioned which of her two daughters she loved more. We had battled over sharing an order of french fries at "Cohen's Hot Dogs" . . . rapidly eating them to grab an advantage over the...
who is made to handle every punch that’s thrown at them. We aren’t made that way. In fact, we’re made to get mad, upset, sad, be hurt, stumble and fall. We aren’t supposed to be able to handle everything. But that’s what makes us stronger in the end, by learning from...
you'll realize that someone loved you. And that means someone can love you again, and that'll make you smile." -Homer Simpson.
Surprisingly touching for something out of the Simpsons. I love it so ******* much.
when our focus is on what we lack rather than on our blessings. Said the Greek philosopher Epictetus, "He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has."
Thomas S Monson