Quotations

Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur SchopenhauerThe alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.

 

Arthur Schopenhauer (German philosopher known for his pessimism and philosophical clarity)

 

Albert Camus

Albert CamusMagic rites, primitive civilizations, alchemy, the language of flowers, fire or sleepless nights, are so many stages on the way to unity and the philosophers’ stone.

 

Albert Camus (French author, journalist and key philosopher)

 

Simone Weil

Simone WeilAttachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.

 

Simone Weil (French philosopher, Christian mystic and social activist)

 

Freya Stark

Freya Stark

There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.

 

Freya Stark (British explorer and travel writer)

 

Marie Curie

Marie CurieNothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Joyce Brothers

Dr. Joyce Brothers

Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.

 

Dr. Joyce Brothers (American psychologist and advice columnist)

 

Barbara De Angelis

Barbara De Angelis

Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe.

 

Barbara De Angelis (American relationship consultant, lecturer, author and TV personality)

 

Baha-ullah

Baha-ullahFor the tongue is a smoldering fire and abuse of speech a mortal poison; and while natural fire consumes bodies, the tongue consumes minds and hearts.

 

Baha-ullah (the founder of the Bahá'í Faith)

 

Leo Tolstoy

Leo TolstoyThe love for all that lives: all the religions teach it to us, the religions of the Brahmins, of the Buddhists, of the Hebrews, of the Chinese, of the Christians, of the Mohammedans. Therefore the most necessary thing in the world is to learn to love.

Leo Tolstoy (Russian writer who primarily wrote novels and short stories)

Koran

KoranAid each other in practicing that which is good, but aid not each other in evil and injustice.

Koran (the central religious text of Islam)

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