By Howard Schnauber
I am the Flag of the United States of America
My name is Old Glory
I fly atop the world’s tallest buildings.
I stand watch in America’s Halls of Justice.
I fly majestically over institutions of learning.
I stand guard with power in...
“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent...
the very life of life.
In its brief course
Lie all the verities and realities of your existence:
The bliss of growth;
The glory of action;
The splendor of achievement;
For yesterday is but a dream,
And tomorrow is only a vision;
But today, well lived, makes every...
Find a guy who calls you beautiful instead of hot, who calls you back when you hang up on him, who will lie under the stars and listen to your heart beat, or will stay awake to watch you sleep, wait for the boy who kisses your forehead, who wants to show you off to the world when...
that comes into your life peacefully. It is someone who comes to make you question things, who changes your reality, somebody that marks a before and after in your life. It is not the human being everyone has idealized, but an ordinary person, who manages to revolutionize your...
There is a sacredness in tears.
They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.
They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues.
They are the messengers of overwhelming grief,
of deep contrition,
and of unspeakable love.
It is so much harder to let go of what could have been than it is to let go of something that has run its course. It is never easy to turn our back on our dreams, on so many possibilities and to let go of all the unanswered questions. But as hard as it is, eventually we do have...
as warriors. The warrior is not someone who fights, because no one has the right to take another life. The warrior is one who sacrifices himself for the good of others. His task is to take care of the elderly, the defenseless, those who can not provide for themselves, and above...
the time to be around them, because you will need them just like the air you breathe that without them you suffocate, you feel part of yourself is missing. No matter how independent you are, you will search for ways to have them in your day.
yet never lose their warmth."
I have seen too many dear friends leave this world, too soon; before they understood the freedom that comes with aging.
Whose business is it, if I choose to read, or play on the computer until 4 AM, or sleep until ? I will dance with myself to...
48 or 65, you will stumble upon someone who will start a fire in you that will not die.
However, the saddest most awful truth you will ever come to find--
Is that they are not always with whom we will spend our lives.
"At this moment, there are 6 billion, 4 hundred, 71 million, 8 hundred, 18 thousand, 6 hundred, 71 people in the world. Some are running scared.. some are coming home. Some tell lies to make it through the day.. others are just now facing the truth. Some are evil men at war...
I mean, Herb so good for everything. Why these people who want to do so much good for everyone, who call themselves government and this and that – why them say you must never use the herb? You see? And we take that and we can’t find... we just see them just say, ‘no you...
If someone wants to be a part of your life, they'll make, an effort to be in it. So don't bother reserving a space in your heart for someone who doesn't make an effort to stay.
True. Reading through quotes and this hit me. It stands in any relationship. Friends, family..etc.
“People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
You can talk with someone for years, everyday, and still it won't mean as much as what you can have when you sit in front of someone, not saying a word, yet you feel that person with your heart, you feel like you've known the person forever..........connections are made with the...
that which walks the night. And I am that which walks the night. But only evil need fear me... and gentle souls sleep safe in their beds... because I walk the night."
LCOL Dave Grossman, US Army (ret)