"Where there is peace, God is." ~George Herbert

"Carve your blessings in stone." ~Anon
"I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again." ~William Penn
"Dictum sapienti sat est - A word to a wise person is sufficient." ~Cicero Ovid Seneca

"Words pulsate in the veins of my pen"™Leah C. Dancel


Domenico Cieri Estrada Quotes

"Reason and faith are both banks of the same river." ~Doménico Cieri Estrada

"To know when to go away and when to come closer is the key to any lasting relationship." ~Domenico Cieri Estrada

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Doe Zantamata Quotes


"Begin each day with optimism and end each day with forgiveness. Happiness in your life begins and ends within your heart." ~Doe Zantamata

"Every person from your past lives as a shadow in your mind. Good or bad, they all helped you write the story of your life, and shaped the person you are today." ~Doe Zantamata

"Good Friends help you to find important things when you have lost them: Your Smile, Your Hope, and Your Courage." ~Doe Zantamata

"Life happens and it's not always sunshine and good times." ~Doe Zantamata, Happiness In Your Life

"No one ever got to the top of a mountain in one giant jump. Challenges can be overcome, and goals can be reached, but it can only happen one step at a time." ~Doe Zantamata ‪

"One can only see what's in them, regardless if it is what is actually present in reality or not." ~Doe Zantamata, The Law of Mirrors

"One day, you’re going to look back. What you decide today, what you do today is going to determine how you will feel about the life you built and lived. Find the courage to follow your heart, always. You won’t regret it." ~Doe Zantamata

"People sometime mistake things given freely as being worthless. Things like love, trust, kindness, and help. They may end up pushing away some of the best things they never had to earn." ~Doe Zantamata

"Positive people allow themselves to be human." ~Doe Zantamata

"Recognize your own worth and you won't be drawn to those who don't see it." ~Doe Zantamata

"Sometimes, you did your best, and all you ended up with was a big mess. Don't be sad. You tried. That's really all you can ever do. Rest, regroup, and begin again. You have not failed as long as you keep on trying." ~Doe Zantamata

"Somewhere inside you still lives a dreamer who is ready to dream again." ~Doe Zantamata

"Thinking a positive person will never get angry, sad, or overwhelmed is like thinking a doctor will never get sick or break a bone." ~Doe Zantamata

"When you feel like you're getting overwhelmed or over frustrated, you may have to break away and give yourself some peace time to cool down. When you return, you'll be much better able to deal with things calmly and to a better resolution. You know how you're feeling inside. If it gets too much, step away before you blow up." ~Doe Zantamata, Happiness In Your Life

"When your ship finally comes in, don't let doubts of "it's too good to be true" push it back out. Receive it with appreciation." ~Doe Zantamata


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Sometimes when you trust,
your trust is broken.
Sometimes when you love,
your heart gets crushed.
Sometimes when you're honest,
people don't like what you think.

But one day,
your life will turn out...beautifully.
You will be surrounded with people
who you can trust, love, and be honest with.
And unlike the liars, the unappreciative,
and the fakers, you'll never regret
not being your best or have to wonder
if your life could have turned out any better
if you'd just had the courage
to be trusting, honest, and yourself
the whole time.
~Doe Zantamata

Source: FB, From the Book, "Poems," By Doe Zantamata,

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Samantha Page - joy

"No one can ever take from you...the assurance that you are enough, that you are the joy the world needs." ~Samantha Page


Fen-Yang - understanding

"When you are deluded and full of doubt, even a thousand books of scripture are not enough. When you have realized understanding, even one word is too much." ~Fen-Yang

Robin Williams Quotes

"Death is nature's way of saying, 'Your table is ready." ~Robin Williams

“I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anyone else to feel like that.” ~Robin Williams

"I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It's not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel all alone." ~Robin Williams

"No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world." ~Robin Williams

"The worst thing about relationships is not to end up all alone, but to end up with people that make you feel all alone." ~Robin Williams

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"If you listen real close, you can hear them whisper their legacy to you. Go on, lean in. Listen, you hear it? Carpe. Hear it? Carpe, Carpe Diem, seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary." ~Tom Shulman (Dead Poet's Society starring Robin Williams)

"In the jungle you must wait until the dice read five or eight." ~from the film JUMANJI (quote originally supplied by The Grappler and later modified by The flying doctor, Your Life's Choices on Vale Robin Williams death thread who died in his home in California, USA, dated 11 August 2014. He suffered depression.)

“Please don’t worry so much. Because in the end, none of us have very long on this Earth. Life is fleeting. And if you’re ever distressed, cast your eyes to the summer sky, when the stars are strung across the velvety night, and when shooting star streaks through the blackness, turning night into day, make a wish. Think of me. Make your life spectacular. I know I did.”~ Robin Williams in Jack (1996)



1. “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” – Dead Poets Society, 1989

2. “You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.”

3. “Time is the best teacher, but unfortunately, it kills all of its students.”
4. “What's right is what's left when everything is wrong.”

5. “Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose."

6. “People think they know you. They expect you to be literally like you are on TV or in the movies, bouncing off the walls. A woman in an airport once said to me, 'Be zany!' People always want zany, goofy sh** from me. It takes a lot of energy to do that. If you do that all the time, you'll burnout”

7. “People ask why I do children's comedies. I'm happy being a Robert de Niro for nine-year-olds”.

8. “Comedy is acting out optimism”.

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"It’s hard to take in the death of Robin Williams. With his passing, there is a bright line that must now be drawn in popular culture, one demarking before and after. He was a genuine genius, on an order of magnitude from other, only brilliant, comedians. The first remembrances of him by colleagues are that of a kind and loving man and a true professional — something else remarkable in the entertainment industry." ~Aljazeera America, CULTURE on Robin Williams

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Bookey Peek - church

"Some people go to church to put their world to rights..." ~Bookey Peek, Reader's Digest 2009

Ilonka Vos - opinions

"Just listen and be compassionate. Don't offer opinions." ~Ilonka Vos

Susan Gale Quotes

"A father's smile has been known to light up a child's entire day." ~Susan Gale

"A good day is one that rains happiness." ~Susan Gale

"A person may break your heart and damage your pride, but never ever give them the power to break your spirit." ~Susan Gale

"As long as you feel pain, you're still alive. As long as you make mistakes, you're still human. And as long as you keep trying, there's still hope. Never give up on yourself and never abandon your dreams." ~Susan Gale

"Mothers are like glue. Even when you can't see them, they're still holding the family together." ~Susan Gale

"No regrets. No looking back. Just hold onto life and move forward. We have no way of knowing what lies ahead ...and that is what makes the journey even more exciting." ~Susan Gale

"Sometimes it takes pain to move us from a bad experience to a fresh beginning." ~Susan Gale

"Sometimes quiet people really do have a lot to say. They're just being careful about who they open up to." ~Susan Gale

"The only things you can take with you when you leave this world are, the things you've packed inside your heart." ~Susan Gale

"There are people who carry love and light to others. They are messengers of hope." ~Susan Gale Wickes

"There is a large measure of joy in ordinary moments." ~Susan Gale Wickes

"We all make mistakes and sometimes there's just no way to go back and fix them. But we can move forward wiser and more in control of our own lives." ~Susan Gale

"When your kids are little, they think you're the center of their universe. When they become teenagers, they think you're from another planet." ~Susan Gale

"You only need to stand near the ocean to feel the power of the universe and a closeness to the one who created it." ~Susan Gale

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Quotes from FB Australia Page

Photographic Inspiration based from Sculpture by the Sea Exhibition

"It often seems that even the most basic of human experiences need to be branded in order to seem important and valid." ~Dave Mercer

"Inspiration comes from the shape of an egg that implies human life goes through the stages of being born, growing up, and passing away." ~Zhang Yangen

"The choreography of everyday events contains a hidden rhythm. This gestural interpretation dissects the arc and sweep of a common occurrence along the Bondi shore." ~Ruth Downes and Geoff Webster

"The reflective interior skin of the ‘mirador’ observatory juxtaposes images of self with views of the environment, highlighting the complex relationship between man and nature." ~Rachel Couper and Ivana Kuzmanovska

"We who have a place to return to are fortunate. Aiming to have excellent relations with landscape, sculpture and people." ~Hiroaki Nakayama, FB-Australia Page


Dennis D. Emmons - value

"Do my works on earth have eternal value?" ~Dennis D. Emmons (The Upper Room 1998)
Where you treasure is, there your heart will be also. ~Luke 12:34

Johnny Depp Quotes

"If there's any message to my work, it is ultimately that it's OK to be different, that it's good to be different, that we should question ourselves before we pass judgment on someone who looks different, behaves different, talks different, is a different color." ~Johnny Depp

"You can close your eyes to the things you don't want to see, but you can't close your heart to the things you don't want to feel." ~Johnny Depp

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Delacroix - experience

"Experience has two things to teach: the first is that we must correct a great deal; the second, that we must not correct too much." ~Delacroix on Correction

Tim McGraw - paths

"We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere". ~Tim McGraw

Ansel Adams Quotes

“A good photograph is knowing where to stand.” ~Ansel Adams

"A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense, and is, thereby, a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety." ~Ansel Adams

"In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration." ~Ansel Adams

"Sometimes I get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter." ~Ansel Adams

"The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways." ~Ansel Adams

"There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs." ~Ansel Adams

"When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence." ~Ansel Adams

"You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved." ~Ansel Adams

“You don't take a photograph, you make it." ~Ansel Adams

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JN Linden - dreamers

"Under every full moon the earth dances and the stars laugh at the oblivious dreamers." ~JN Linden

Frank Herbert Quotes

"Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty." ~Frank Herbert

"The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand." ~Frank Herbert

"Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken." ~Frank Herbert

"Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken." ~Frank Herbert

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Quotes on WORDS

"A kind word is like a spring day." ~Anon

"A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds." ~Anon

"A meaningful silence is always better than meaningless words." ~Anon

"A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed." ~Henrik Ibsen

"A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy - the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love." ~Thomas C Haliburton

“A word after a word after a word is power.” ~Margaret Atwood

"A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used." ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

"All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind." ~Khalil Gibran

"Angelic love is every kind word gently whispered for your heart." ~Robert Clancy

"Be mindful of the words you speak.
Speak your dreams, not your fears". ~Tamara Star

"Beautiful words have beautiful, clear vibrations." ~Masaru Emoto

"Don't ever discount the wonder of your tears. They can be healing waters and a stream of joy. Sometimes they are the best words the heart can speak." ~Wiiliam Paul Young

"Don't use a five-dollar word when a fifty-cent one will do." ~Adage

"Don't waste words in people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all." ~Quotes Mantra

“Feeling is deep and still; and the word that floats on the surface Is as the tossing buoy, that betrays where the anchor is hidden.” ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Gentle words, quiet words, are after all the most powerful words. They are more convincing, more compelling, more prevailing." ~W. Gladden

"Good words are worth much and cost little." ~George Herbert

"He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words." ~Elbert Hubbard

"If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.” ~Mark Twain

"If someone planted an acorn in front of your house for every kind word you ever spoke and chopped down a tree for every unkind word, would your garden be a forest or a desert? ~Anon

"If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint." ~Edward Hopper

"If you ever doubt the power of language, listen more closely. Witness the magic the first time someone whispers "i love you." Watch a woman put on head phones, close her eyes, and have her life changed by a lyric. See a bad moment flipped upside down by a well timed joke. Words propel us, empower us, make us human and more than human. We constantly struggle to say what we mean and mean what we say. To "wrestle with words and meanings." that's what t.s. eliot calls it. But as we whisper and shout, stutter and spin, we create order out of the chaos around us. We are built of words, and we live by them, too." ~Hallmark

“Immodest words admit of no defence; For want of decency is want of sense.” ~Wentworth Dillon, Earl of Roscomon

"Impeccability of the word can be measured by your level of self-love. If you love yourself, you will express that love in your interactions with others, and that action will produce a like reaction." ~Don Miguel Ruiz

"In heaven all words are thoughtful, all acts are kind, all life is respected, and every moment is enjoyed. If we chose to live this way now, we would experience heaven on earth." ~A.D. Williams

"In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood." ~Henry David Thoreau

"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends." ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

“In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people.” ~Judy Garland on Caring

"In three words I can sum up everything I have learned about life: it goes on." ~Robert Frost

"Inspiring words sprung out of life's greatest endeavour and deepest of sorrow." ~Salitype (16 September 2009 on Beautiful Road blog)

‪"It is in the realm of words that the human spirit cannot be imprisoned or clobbered." ~Susan Esplago Maalindog‬

"It's only words, and words are all I have." ~Bee Gees

"Kind thoughts are rarer than either kind words or deeds. They imply a great deal of thinking about others. This in itself is rare. But they also imply a great deal of thinking about others without the thoughts being criticisms. This is rarer still." ~Frederick William Faber

"Kind words are the music of the world" ~Frederick William Faber

"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." ~Mother Teresa

"Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much." ~Blaise Pascal

"Kindness begins with the words we choose." ~ A.D. Williams

"Kindness is an art. You are the painter, and the painting. Color your words — your world — with soft tones and enhanced effect." ~Drei Toledo

“Kisses: Words which cannot be written.” ~Nicole Louise Divino

"Language... has created the word "loneliness" to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word "solitude" to express the glory of being alone." ~Paul Tillich

"Let's pick our words today. They colour our children's thoughts, character and self-beliefs." ~Nurturing Life

"Listening is a primitive act of love in which a person gives him- or herself to another's word, making oneself accessible and vulnerable to that word." ~William Stringfellow

"Look deep within my eyes and see all the words a mouth can't say and only a heart can understand." ~Bryson T. Staley

"Meaning isn't found in my words. It's found in the feelings and thoughts that lie beneath them." ~Robin Korth

"Most of conflicts and tensions are due to language. Don’t pay so much attention to the words. In love’s country, language doesn’t have its place. Love is mute." ~Shams Tabrizi

"No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world." ~Brainy Quote

"Once, lovers on faraway shores sat by candlelight and dipped ink to parchment, writing words that could not be erased. They took an evening to compose their thoughts, maybe the next evening as well." ~Mitch Albom

"One day you will find the words and they will be simple." ~Jack Kerouac

"One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if possible, speak a few reasonable words." ~Sidney Goff

"One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility." ~Eleanor Roosevelt

"Our words and actions reflect our wisdom." ~A.D. Williams

"Poetry is essential to get a sense of how language works – how distillation pand rhythm and rhyme and colour can give the mere act of putting words together an extraordinary expressive power." ~Unattributed by George Daniel Anos

"Read a thousand books and your words will flow like a river." ~Virginia Woolf

"She had always wanted words, she loved them, grew up on them. Words gave her clarity, brought reason, shape. Whereas I thought words bent emotions like sticks in water." ~Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient

"Sometimes silence is more powerful than having the last word." ~Thema Davis

"Sometimes the words we leave unspoken are the most important ones that should have been said." ~Anon

"Talking much is a sign of vanity, for the one who is lavish with words is cheap in deeds." ~Sir Walter Raleigh

"Taste your words before you spit them out. You might need to eat them later." ~Rain Bojangles

"Tears are words that need to be written." ~Paulo Coelho

"Tell the story of the mountain you climbed. Your words could become a page in someone else's survival guide." ~Morgan Harper Nichols

"Tender words we spoke to one another are sealed in the secret vaults of heaven.One day like rain,they will fall to earth and grow green all over the world." ~Rumi

"The man who talks everlastingly and promiscuously, who seems to have an exhaustless magazine of sound, crowds so many words into his thoughts that he always obscures, and very frequently conceals them." ~Washington Irving (1783-1859)

"The word forever seems like a long time, bit if you're with the person you love then forever isn't long enough." ~Daniel Martinez

"The words you speak become the house you live in." ~Hafiz

"There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by myself." ~Brian Andreas

“They borrow words for thoughts they cannot feel.” ~Jones Very, from “The Dead,” 1839

"Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another." ~Napoleon Hill

"We're fascinated by the words - but where we meet is in the silence behind them." ~Ram Dass

"We forget that the spoken word is like a double edge sword and it is also like a seed, and when spoken that seed is planted into the brain. Words should not be used to try to make someone feel bad or guilty. Nor should a harsh word be used to describe a color or a race. A simple word can be imprinted into the brain of a child and cause a lifetime of hurt. Using a harsh word to describe someone can cause someone to judge them unfairly. These seeds can grow and lead to a lifetime of resentment, low self-esteem and hatred. Keep your words soft and uplifting and the seeds that you plant pure. Words should be used to build someone up not tear them down." ~Kim Bayne, Live Life Positively

"When someone is going through a storm, your silent presence is more powerful than a million empty words." ~Thema Davi

"When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence." ~Ansel Adams

"When words can't make it better, hold my hand and don't let it go." ~Anon

"When words fail, flowers console..!" ~Anon

"When you hurt people, they begin to love you less. That's what careless words do. They make people love you a little less." ~Arundhati Roy

"Where words are restrained, the eyes often talk a great deal." ~Samuel Richardson

"Where words fail, music speaks." ~Hans Christian Andersen

"Words appear, float , glide and sit firmly. Refusing to be moved." ~Rolaiza Miami Singayao in her prosaic poetic mode

"Words are my paintbrush, and my life is the canvas. What I paint with words is the way I see myself. . . the way I see my entire reality. What I paint is my life, and how it looks depends on how I use the word." ~Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements for a Better Life

"Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words." ~Rumi

"Words are expressions of the intellect, which is cold and dry and slightly robotic." ~Jonathan Cainer

"Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses." ~William Butler Yeats

"Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic." ~Dumbledore

"Words are living things, they have the power to inspire, uplift, and to destroy. Think about that before you open your mouth today!" ~Michael Baisden

"Words are mere bubbles of water, but deeds are drops of gold." ~Chinese Proverb

"Words are powerful. Use them carefully. Use them lovingly. Use them wisely." ~A.D. Williams

"Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble." ~Yehuda Berg

"Words are the pen of the heart, but music is the pen of the soul." ~Shneur Zalman

"Words are the small change of thought." ~Jules Renard, writer (1864-1910)

"Words are tools that in the hands of the craftsmen can lead you to the edge of the cliff. Only you can leap and soar with the wind." ~Wisdom Quote

"Words, as is well known, are the great foes of reality.” ~Joseph Conrad, Under Western Eyes

"Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid." ~Homer

"Words have great power. The power to help, the power to heal, and the power to hurt. Use this power carefully." ~A.D. Williams

"Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning." ~Benjamin Franklin

"Words of comfort, skillfully administered, are the oldest therapy known to man." ~Louis Nizer

"Words today are like the shells and rope of seaweed which a child brings home glistening from the beach and which in an hour have lost their lustre." ~Cyril Connolly (1903-1974), British critic. The Unquiet Grave

"Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world."~Unattributed

"Words have wings so speak good things." ~Anon

"Words! What power they hold. Once they have rooted in your psyche, it is difficult to escape them. Words can shape the future of a child and destroy the existence of an adult. Words are powerful. Be careful how you use them because once you have pronounced them, you cannot remove the scar they leave behind." ~Vashti Quiroz-Vega

“Writing is not just an ability to write. There is more to it. Thinking and reasoning are just two seeds that would nourish letters and words to become fruits of inspiration and change! Let the seeds grow!” ~Rado Gatchalian

"You are the master of what you say until you utter it. Once you deliver it, you are its captive. Preserve your tongue as you do your gold and money. One word could bring disgrace and the termination of a bliss." ~Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S

"You have such strong words at command, that they make the smallest argument seem formidable." ~George Eliot (1819-1880)

"You may have a million words of wisdom, but only one is ever needed…love." ~Robert Clancy

"Your words of encouragement could be the spark that pushes someone forward." ~Anon


"I shall humbly wrap your words
around my head and chest.
To protect me from my ego.
To guard my heart
from the evil of pride.
To inspire me."
~‪Rolaiza Mimi Singayao‬

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“We speak the good words,
But do not live them.
We perform the beautiful rituals,
But don’t embody them.
We praise our capacity for reason,

But are unreasonably intolerant

Of other people’s validity, and reasons.”
~Ben Okri, from ‘Mental Fight’

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Ronald E. Osborn - grow

"Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow." ~Ronald E. Osborn

Alec Bourne - facts

"It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated." ~Alec Bourne

Norman B. Rice - light

Dawntime darkness in Bohol
November 2011

"Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light." ~Norman B. Rice.

Amenemope - riches

"Better are loaves when the heart is joyous, than riches in unhappiness." ~Amenemope (c. 12th-century B.C.) Egyptian writer


Marge Kennedy - family life

"The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us to become our best while looking our worst." ~Marge Kennedy (1896-1967)

Julie Ackerman Link Quotes

"God seems as far away as a distant mountain, and we perceive Him as being small and unreachable." ~Julie Ackerman Link

"Just as the bird is never bigger than a mountain, no problem is ever bigger than God. It's all a matter of changing our perspective." ~Julie Ackerman Link

"The only way to know we are right is to be willing to discover where we are wrong." ~Julie Ackerman Link

"The troubles facing us seem huge because they are so close-like a big black bird with beady eyes and a sharp beak waiting for a smaller animal's weariness to turn into helplessness so it can devour it." ~Julie Ackerman Link

"When eating becomes a true act of worship, we will no longer worship food." ~Julie Ackerman Link

"Work while we can, save what we can, share what we can, and trust God to meet our needs." ~Julie Ackerman Link

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David Rothenberg - Nature

"Nature is full of beauty, and of music." ~David Rothenberg

Stephen Kendrick - lifetime

"The only way love can last a lifetime is if it's unconditional. The truth is this: love is not determined by the one being loved but rather by the one choosing to love." ~Stephen Kendrick

Phil Collins - learning

"In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn." ~Phil Collins


Conrad Hilton - Achievement

"Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit." ~Conrad Hilton


A.D. Williams Quotes

"A heaven without other animals would be no heaven to me." ~A.D. Williams

"A kind soul is in constant bloom." ~A.D. Williams

"A single act of kindness blossoms many souls." ~ A.D. Williams

"A positive attitude pleases the mind, body and soul." ~A.D. Williams

"A smile is an act of kindness." ~A.D. Williams

"A spiritual lifestyle includes love, care, and compassion for all life." ~A.D. Williams

"A spiritual soul knows the power of forgiveness and love, and freely uses this power at every opportunity." ~A.D. Williams

"Acquiring wisdom is good. Applying wisdom is better." ~A.D. Williams

"Acts of compassion, acts of mercy, and acts of kindness define a caring soul." ~A.D. Williams

"Acts of kindness are never forgotten." ~A.D. Williams

"Acts of kindness are the blossoms of the soul." ~A.D. Williams

"Acts of kindness are the greatest gifts one can give or receive." ~A.D. Williams

"Acts of kindness are the light that brightens the lives of others." ~A.D. Williams

"Acts of kindness travel far." ~A.D. Williams

"All animals are born with innocence, curiosity and love." ~A.D. Williams

"All animals are born with love, by love, and for love." ~A.D. Williams

"All animals have children. Children they love." ~A.D. Williams

"All animals just want to be loved." ~A.D. Williams

"All animals seek love and friendship, beginning in childhood." ~A.D. Williams

"All animals seek love, desire love, and need love. Just like you and me." ~A.D. Williams

"All beginnings are divine." ~A.D. Williams

"All God's creatures are a unique expression of life, whether on earth for 100 days or 100 years." ~A.D. Williams

"All life deserves life." ~A.D. Williams

"All life deserves respect, dignity, and compassion. All life." ~A.D. Williams

"All life has a purpose." ~A.D. Williams

"All truth is proof, but not all proof is truth." ~A.D. Williams

"Always seek to become what you want to become, but harm no one along the way." ~A.D. Williams

"Animals don't frighten me. Mankind does." ~A.D. Williams

"Animals don't make me cry. What humans do to animals does." ~A.D. William

"Animals have hearts that feel, eyes that see, and families to care for, just like you and me." ~A.D. Williams

"Animals should not require our permission to live on earth. Animals were given the right to be here long before we arrived." ~Anthony Douglas

"Animals were given freedom. Mankind took it away." ~A.D. Williams

"Anyone not prepared to love a pet as family, is not prepared for a family pet." ~A.D. Williams

"Art began with creation." ~A.D. Williams

"As my body grows older, my mind gets wiser, my heart softens, and my soul prepares." ~A.D. Williams

"Be at peace in your spiritual being, and you will be at peace as a human being." ~A.D. Williams

"Be gentle with your thoughts. Be kind with your heart. Be at peace with your soul." ~A.D. Williams

"Be positive. Be hopeful. Be helpful. Be happy. Be active. Be kind. Be free. Be you." ~A.D. Williams

"Be kind in your life and life will be kind to you." ~A.D. Williams

"Be kind to every kind, not just mankind." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"Be true to yourself. Be true to your soul." ~A.D. Williams

"Become what you want to become, but harm no one along the way." ~A.D. Williams

"Begin each day of the New Year with caring in your soul, goodness in your heart, and peace in your mind. A great year will follow." ~A.D. Williams

"Companionship, love, and devotion are not limited to humanity." ~A.D. Williams

"Creating new paths requires moving old obstacles." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"Color does not matter. Life does." ~A.D. Williams

"Courage and hope are close friends." ~A.D. Williams

"Devotion. Loyalty. Trust. Comfort. Love. These are the best characteristics of best friends." ~A.D. Williams

"Do an act of kindness every day, and your soul will be in constant bloom." ~A.D. Williams

"Do unto others should not be limited to other humans." ~A.D. Williams

"Doing the right thing will keep you on the right path." ~A.D. Williams

"Don't let your age control your life. Let your life control your age." ~Anthony Douglas Williams (Positive Attitude)

"Don't treat animals as animals. Treat them as living beings. That's what they are." ~A.D Williams

"Each and every animal on earth has as much right to be here as you and me." ~A.D. Williams

"Each and every day on earth is a precious gift. Rise each morning knowing this, and your day will feel precious." ~A.D. Williams

"Earth is our treasure not our dump." ~A.D. Williams

"Earth's fastest animals can't outrun man's slowest bullets." ~A.D. Williams

"Earth was created for all life, not just human life." ~A.D. Williams

"Earth was created for all of us, not some of us." ~A.D. Williams

"Every animal on earth has every right to live on earth." ~A.D. Williams

"Every animal on earth is a living being with feelings, emotions, and a family life. Just like you and me." ~A.D. Williams

"Every creature on earth is a divine creation." ~A.D. Williams

"Every life a man takes from another animal, also takes a life from another family." ~A.D. Williams

"Every life on earth is worth saving." ~A.D. Williams

"Every single creature on earth is here for a reason." ~A.D. Williams

"Everyone and everything that humanity has ever loved, or cared for, has lived on our precious earth." ~A.D. Williams

"Everyone can have a new beginning. That is why we have tomorrows." ~A.D. Williams

"Eyes do more than see. They also speak." ~A.D. Williams

"Few are capable of judging themselves. Most are capable of judging others." ~A.D. Williams

"Fill your heart with love.
Fill your mind with kindness.
Fill your soul with peace."
~A.D. Williams

"Finding an old friend is like finding a lost treasure." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"Forgiveness strengthens two souls." ~A.D. Williams

"Freedom to live. This is the right of every animal on earth." ~A.D. Williams

"Go somewhere untouched by mankind, and listen to nature - the birds, the wind, and the water. It is here you will feel the spirit of the garden of creation." ~A.D. Williams

"God did not create religion. God created man. Man created religion." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"God's DNA is the universe." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"God is not a concept, or a theory, or a particle. God is everything." ~A.D. Williams

"God is not about religion. God is about love." ~A.D. Williams

"God is not an act of our imagination. We are an act of God's imagination." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"Goodness and kindness blossom our spiritual garden." ~A.D. Williams

"Great leaders don't follow paths, they create them." ~A.D. Williams

"Happiness is not a place or a goal. It is a choice." ~A.D. Williams

"Happiness is not about more. It's about less." ~A.D. Williams

"Happiness is not attained by getting what we don't have, but rather by enjoying what we do have." ~A.D. Williams

"Hidden paths can't be walked without moving obstacles." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"Hope exists so we may exist." ~A.D. Williams

"Hopefully you like dogs, cats, horses and all other animals, because our heavenly home is where they will return. Just like you and me." ~A.D. Williams

"How can we expect wild animals to survive if we give them nowhere in the wild to live?" ~A.D. Williams

"How can wild animals survive if they have no place to thrive?" ~A.D. Williams

"How one treats other animals often reflects how one treats other humans." ~A.D. Williams

"How you say it, is as important as what you say." ~A.D. Williams

"Hugs warm the heart and please the soul." ~A.D. Williams

"Human souls are spiritually linked to the souls of other animals." ~A.D. Williams

"Humans are not the only animal that likes to socialize with friends." ~A.D. Williams

"Humans are not the only animal to express love with kisses and hugs." ~A.D. Williams

"Humans are not the only animals trying to survive each day." ~A.D. Williams

"Humans are the only animals that seek happiness with wealth." ~A.D. Williams

"Humans need to be humane for the sake of humanity." ~A.D. Williams

"Humanity's actions must include compassion, respect, dignity, sharing, and kindness. Every decision should be made in the spirit of love. This is the humanity within humanity." ~A.D. Williams

"Humanity has the capacity to communicate with many animals, but few humans are willing to listen or to learn." ~A.D. Williams

"Humanity has the only voice in the animal kingdom. We must speak up for all animals." ~A.D. Williams

"Humanity needs to do more soul-searching and less money-grabbing." ~A.D. Williams

"Humans are not the only animals that have a family to support, love and care for." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"I am religious about kindness." ~A.D. Williams

"I am truly happy when the ones I love are happy." ~A.D. Williams

"I can spend hours watching and listening to Mother Nature. She is a dear friend." ~A.D. Williams

"I don't believe in religion. I believe in God." ~A.D. Williams

"I do not connect, at any level, with anyone who hunts animals for sport." ~A.D. Williams

"I don't have to prove other animals have a soul. Many have already shown me their soul." ~A.D. Williams

"I don't love only human beings, I love all beings. That is the spiritual way." ~A.D. Williams

"I don't see other animals as animals. I see them as our brothers and sisters." ~A.D. Williams

"I don't understand how anyone can feel satisfaction when taking the life of another animal. I don't understand." ~ A.D. Williams

"I have been witness to much in my life, but nothing tears at my heart, and makes my soul weep, more than abuse to other beings. Any beings." ~A.D. Williams

"I have experienced failures. They did not weaken me. They gave me strength." ~A.D. Williams

"I have family pets, but I do not consider them as pets, I consider them as family." ~A.D. Williams

"I have looked into the eyes of many animals. Each time I get a special feeling that is quite different from human eye contact. It touches my heart and my soul." ~A.D. Williams

"I hope the other animals will forgive us." ~A.D. Williams

"I often speak to other animals. Many people don't understand why I do this. That's okay, the other animals understand why." ~A.D. Williams

"I see God every day. For God is in everything I see." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"I would rather be amongst forest animals and the sounds of nature, than amongst city traffic and the noise of man." ~A.D. Williams

"If a thought or an action does not feel right, it is a caution flag from the soul." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"If animals could speak mankind would weep." ~A.D. Williams

"If it is here, there is a reason, there is a purpose." ~A.D. Williams

"If mankind does not love and respect other species they will not survive." ~ A.D. Williams

"If other animals could ask us why we have treated them with harm, what would we reply?" ~A.D. Williams

"If they breathe, they are our brethren." ~A.D. Williams

"If they breathe they live. If they live they feel. If they feel they love. If they love they are aware. If they are aware they have a soul." ~A.D. Williams

"If we could read the minds of animals we would find only truths." ~A.D. Williams

"If we loved and cared for animals, the way we were intended, we would understand that they are an integral part of our earthly and spiritual family." ~A. D. Williams

"If we pursued peace the way we pursued money, heaven would touch earth." ~A.D. Williams

"If we seek a positive outcome, we must begin with a positive attitude." ~Anthony Douglas Williams (Positive Attitude)

"If you don't believe in miracles, you will see none." ~A.D. Williams

"If you don't believe other animals have souls, you have not looked long enough into their eyes." ~A.D. Williams

"If you listen, you can hear Mother Earth speaking." ~A.D. Williams

"If you want to be happy. You will be." ~Anthony Douglas Williams (Positive Attitude)

"If you want to see God, just open your eyes." ~A.D. Williams

"Imagine if all humanity lived in the spirit of love and respect. This is peace on earth. This is heaven." ~A.D. Williams

"Imagine what seven billion humans could accomplish if we all loved and respected each other. Imagine." ~A.D. Williams

"Imagination has no boundaries or restrictions. Use this limitless power in the spirit of goodness." ~A.D. Williams

"In heaven all words are thoughtful, all acts are kind, all life is respected, and every moment is enjoyed. If we chose to live this way now, we would experience heaven on earth." ~A.D. Williams

"In the beginning all animals were given freedom. We must return this gift." ~A.D. Williams

"In times of darkness, turn on your soul's light." ~A.D. Williams

"It's not what we become in life that's important. It's what we overcome in life that's important." ~A.D. Williams

"It is our collective responsibility to help the helpless, house the homeless, mother the motherless, love the unloved, and care for the uncared. This applies to other humans and other animals." ~A.D. Williams

"Kind souls think kind thoughts, do kind acts and say kind words." ~A.D. Williams

"Kind words are great. Kind acts are greater." ~A.D. Williams

"Kind words come from kind hearts. Gentle words come from gentle souls." ~A.D. Williams

"Kindness attracts love and respect." ~A.D. Williams

"Kindness begins with a smile." ~A.D. Williams

"Kindness begins with the words we choose." ~A.D. Williams

"Kindness brings love. Love brings respect. Respect brings truth. Truth brings peace." ~A.D. Williams

"Kindness comes naturally, when we listen to our soul." ~A.D. Williams

"Kindness is a choice. A good choice." ~ A.D. Williams

"Kindness is like honey; it sweetens everything it touches." ~A.D. Williams

"Kindness is not an act. It is a lifestyle." ~A.D. Williams

"Kindness is the fragrance of spirituality." ~A.D. Williams

"Kindness is the master key to life." ~A.D. Williams

"Kindness is the secret path to happiness." ~ A.D. Williams

"Kindness overcomes." ~A.D. Williams

"Kindness travels far." ~AD Williams

"Knowledge comes from learning. Wisdom comes from living." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"Let animals be." ~A.D. Williams

"Let your mind know truth.
Let your body grow healthy.
Let your heart flow with love.
Let your soul glow in eternity."
~A.D. Williams

"Lies evaporate when exposed to truth's light." ~A.D. Williams

"Lies sleep in minds. Truths sleep in souls." ~A.D. Williams

"Life is a dance, enjoy every step." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"Life is about doing the best we can, with what we are given, in the spirit of love." ~A.D. Williams

"Life is art in the purest form." ~A.D. Williams

"Life is not complicated. Mankind is." ~A.D. Williams

"Life is the best teacher." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"Like the sun, we are attracted to people who shine with warmth and brightness." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"Listen to your heart, it seeks more love.
Listen to your body, it seeks more care.
Listen to your mind, it seeks more truth.
Listen to your soul, it seeks more prayer." ~A.D. Williams

"Look at animals kindly, and they will see. Talk to animals gently, and they will listen." ~A.D. Williams

"Look for happiness in little things and live a large life." ~A.D. Williams

"Lost souls fight nature. Spiritual souls embrace nature." ~A.D. Williams

"Love all creation, and you will feel heaven on earth." ~A.D. Williams

"Love and respect for all humanity begins when we love and respect all animals." ~A.D. Williams

"Love and respect for other animals begins in childhood." ~A.D. Williams

"Love has the power to cure, to heal, to calm, to change, and to unite. Use this power often." ~A.D. Williams

"Love is the greatest gift we can give or receive." ~A.D. Williams

"Love is the secret password to every soul." ~A.D. Williams

"Man is not the only animal on a lifelong journey." ~A.D. Williams

"Man is not the only animal that likes to have fun, to play, to find the joy in life." ~A.D. Williams

"Man is not the only animal that wants to live in freedom and peace." ~A.D. Williams

"Man isn't the only animal trying to survive every day." ~A.D Williams

"Man is the only animal that can save earth. Yet, man is the only animal that continues to destroy earth." ~A.D. Williams

"Man was given much by nature. Man has taken much from nature. It is time to give back." ~A.D. Williams

"Mankind's cruelty and abuse to other people will not cease until mankind ceases cruelty and abuse to other animals." ~A.D. Williams

"Mankind did not create God. God created mankind." ~A.D. Williams

"Mankind is not the only animal that laughs, cries, thinks, feels, and loves. The sooner we acknowledge that animals are emotional beings, the sooner we will cease destroying animals and embrace them as our brothers and sisters." ~A.D. Williams

"Mankind must become harmless before becoming harmonious." ~ A.D. Williams

"Mankind must cease harming the harmless." ~A.D. Williams

"Many animals are smarter than we think. Many humans are not as smart as we think." ~A.D. Williams

"Many don't understand why I talk to animals in a different tone. That's OK. The animals understand." ~A.D. Williams

"Many have tried to alter truth, but no one has ever succeeded." ~A.D. Williams

"May we be blessed with peace on earth for our children." ~A.D. Williams

"Mingle often with good people to keep your soul nourished." ~A.D. Williams

"Moments of solitude with Mother Nature, is sunshine to a soul." ~A.D. Williams

"More knowledge nourishes the mind. More love nourishes the heart. More truth nourishes the soul. More wisdom follows." ~A.D. Williams

"My faith is not in a religion. My faith is not in a man. My faith is in God." ~A.D. Williams

"My friends come from many species." ~A.D. Williams

"My heart breaks, and my soul weeps, when witnessing cruelty to any living being." ~A.D. Williams

"My heart weeps when I see abuse or cruelty to any animal." ~A.D. Williams

"Nature is art in the purest form." ~A.D. Williams

"Never allow another to take the hopes from your heart, the dreams from your mind, or the goodness from your soul." ~A.D. Williams

"Never be cruel or unkind to anyone, or anything, at any time. Never." ~A.D. Williams

"Never underestimate the goodness a single act of kindness brings to humanity." ~ A.D. William

"Never underestimate the power of the goodness within you. This power of goodness can change or heal your life and the lives of others around you." ~A.D. Williams

"No one can help everyone, but everyone can help someone." ~A.D. Williams

"No other animal in history has contributed to our modern era more than the horse. This natural bond speaks to us of the ability of man and animal to commit to work together and care for each other in the spirit of love." ~A. D. Williams

"Not a single creature deserves to be mistreated, or abused. Not a one." ~ A.D. Williams

"Not a single creature on earth has more or less right to be here." ~Anthony Douglas williams

"Not all can help other animals. But all can cause no harm, seek no harm, and do no harm." ~A.D. Williams

"Not all creatures on earth are cute and cuddly, but they have as much right to be here as you and me." ~A.D. Williams

"Not everyone is in the position to help other animals, but everyone is in the position not to harm them." ~A.D. Williams

"Nothing can replace a mother's love for her child. Nothing." ~A.D. Williams

"Nothing has a greater influence on the lives of children than the lives of their parents." ~A.D. Williams

"On earth, money is the power. In heaven, love is the power." ~A.D. Williams

"One can not be spiritually fulfilled until another animal has touched one's soul." ~A.D. Williams

"One day, all of mankind will understand there are a countless number of animals waiting to communicate with us. Waiting to be our friends. Waiting for our love." ~A.D. Williams

"One day religions will disappear, but God will not." ~A.D. Williams

"One day we will know that all animals have a soul. Hopefully this knowledge does not come when it is too late." ~A.D. Williams

"One day we will realize that big hearts will bring us more peace than big weapons." ~A.D. Williams

"One day we will understand the languages of other animals. I hope and pray they will forgive mankind." ~A.D. Williams

"One hug comforts two hearts." ~A.D. Williams

"Only as a collective human spirit can we vanquish greed, hatred, and war." ~A.D. Williams

"Other animals can't speak, lobby, protest, or demand their right to exist in peace and freedom on earth. It is humanity's responsibility." ~A.D. Williams

"Other animals have hearts that feel, eyes that see, and families to care for, just like you and me." ~A.D. William

"Other animals kiss and hug, because they have emotions and feelings. They know love." ~A.D. Williams

"Other animals simply want to live in peace and harmony. Just like you and me." ~A.D. Williams

"Other animals stand on the same ground as mankind. We must learn to share our common earth." ~A.D. Williams

"Our hearts have a limitless capacity to love. If we each tried to fill our hearts to capacity, the world would know peace." ~A.D. Williams

"Our life on earth is just a fragment of our journey." ~A.D. Williams

"Our minds are guided by earthly thoughts. Our souls are guided by heavenly thoughts." ~ A.D. Williams

"Our purpose is simple - to love. To love each other, to love all life, and to love our earth." ~A.D. Williams

"Our souls make us spiritual beings. Our bodies make us human beings." ~A.D. Williams

"Our souls speak through our actions not our words." ~A.D. Williams

"Our souls will not deceive us. Our minds will." ~A.D. Williams

"Our thoughts do not last. Our words and actions do." ~A.D. Williams

"Our thoughts do not last. Our words and actions do." ~ A.D. Williams

"Our thoughts will not determine our lives. How we act upon our thoughts will." ~A.D. Williams

"Our words and actions reflect our wisdom." ~A.D. Williams

"Peace and Love are best friends." ~A.D. Williams

"Peace begins with love and respect." ~A.D. Williams

"Peace. Freedom. The joy of living. This is what all animals seek." ~A.D. Williams

"Peace and Love are best friends." ~A.D. Williams

"Pre-historic man as hunters, I understand. Today's man as hunters, I don't understand." ~A.D. Williams

"Respect others. Help others. Love others. These are the keys that unlock our soul." ~A.D. Williams

"Revenge and hate reside in minds. Forgiveness and love reside in souls." ~A.D. Williams

"Seek truth. Seek love. Seek wisdom. Find peace." ~A.D. Williams

"Seek wisdom. Speak truth. Act kind. Sleep well." ~A.D. Williams

"Shine your light on love and truth and your soul will glow." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"Silence has a mysterious calming affect, allowing your soul to be at peace with your thoughts." ~A.D. Williams

"So many deserve a better life." ~ A.D. Williams

"Some believe violence shows strength and courage. It doesn't. It shows weakness and cowardice." ~A.D. Williams

"Some don't understand why I let my dog sleep on my bed. That's okay, my dog understands." ~A.D. Williams

"Some of the greatest minds on earth live in the seas." ~A.D. Williams

"Some people don't understand why I talk to animals. Thats ok, the animals understand" -Anthony Douglas Williams

"Souls glow when giving or receiving an act of kindness." ~A.D. Williams

"Spend time with nature. Spend time with your soul." ~A.D. Williams

"Spending time with children is more important than spending money on children." ~A.D. Williams

"Spiritual guidance comes from the soul." ~A.D. Williams

"Spiritual living is sharing goodness and kindness with all life." ~A.D. Williams

"Spiritual souls recognize that all animals are spiritual beings." ~A.D. Williams

"Spirituality does not come from religion. It comes from our soul." ~A.D. Williams

"Spirituality is a not religion; it is a way of life." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"Stop the harm. Start the harmony." ~A.D. Williams

"Take a quiet walk with Mother Nature. It will nurture your mind, body, and soul." ~A.D. Williams (Photo from FB)

"Take care of yourself. There is only one you. You are unique and precious." ~A.D. Williams

"The earth is large enough for all to share, but mankind's heart is not large enough to care." ~A.D. Williams

"The best path to happiness is thankfulness." ~A.D. Williams

"The best way to live is to give." ~A.D. Williams

"The destruction of other animals must change to the protection of other animals. Not only for the sake of other animals, but for the sake of our spirituality." ~A.D. Williams

"The easiest way to fill our hearts with joy is to fill the hearts of others with joy." ~A.D. Williams

"The essence of spirituality is universal love." ~A.D. Williams

"The hardest animal to love is mankind." ~A.D. Williams

"The hero of my life is Love." ~A.D. Williams

"The kinder we are, the happier we are." ~A.D. Williams

"The kindest are the wisest." ~A.D. Williams

"The love and kindness within our soul is revealed in the twinkle of our eyes, the glow of our smiles, and the gentleness of our words." ~A.D. Williams

"The majesty of creation forms my faith in the Creator." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"The meaning of life, for all animals, is a life of freedom." ~ A.D. Williams

"The more animals we love, the more we love animals." ~A.D. Williams

"The more time we send with Mother Nature the more we fall in love with her." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"The more we appreciate animals and nature, the more we appreciate life." ~A.D. Williams

"The more we bond with other animals the more we understand that we are all brothers and sisters on earth." ~A.D. Williams

"The more we love our earth, the more we love our life." ~A.D. Williams

"The more we understand and love other animals, the closer we are to heaven." ~A.D. Williams

"The natural cure for stress is nature." ~A.D. Williams

"The only animal that harbors hate is mankind." ~A.D. Williams

"The only thing worse than judging others, is judging them incorrectly." ~A.D. Williams

"The past, the present, and the future are virtually seconds apart." ~A.D. Williams

"The quality of friendships is more important than the quantity of friends." ~A.D. Williams

"The road to peace begins with truth, is paved with respect, and ends with love." ~A.D. Williams

"The rhythm of life is love." ~A.D. Williams

"The shortest path to peace is truth." ~A.D. Williams

"The spirit of freedom is not unique to mankind." ~A.D. Williams

"The souls of many others have touched my soul, and not all were other people." ~A.D. Williams

"The sounds of man's cities and machines are noise. The sounds of animals and nature are divine." ~A.D. Williams

"The strength of one's spirituality is determined by one's treatment of other people and other animals." ~A.D. Williams

"The strong must help the weak, and the rich must help the poor. Those with must help those without. This is what humanity is all about." ~A.D. Williams

"The true sign of strength is gentleness." ~A.D. Williams

"The unclaimed and unknown acts of kindness done on earth, are well known in heaven." ~A.D. Williams

"The universe is eternal and so is your soul." ~A.D. Williams

"The words we choose to speak decide the life we choose to live." ~A.D. Williams

"There are many harmless animals on earth. Man is not one of them." ~A.D. Williams

"There are many living beings on earth that require our care, love and protection, and not all are human." ~Anthony Douglas Williams, Inside the Divine Pattern

"There are more peaceful animals on earth than peaceful people." ~A.D. Williams

"There are no acceptable reasons for abuse or cruelty to any living being. None." ~A.D. Williams

"There are no limits to the amount of love and wisdom one can take to heaven." ~A.D. Williams

"There are places on earth where we can catch a glimpse of heaven." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"There is a divine beauty within all life. To feel this beauty is a spiritual experience." ~A.D. Williams

"There is always one friend you can trust - your dog." ~A.D. Williams

"There is great satisfaction hidden within simplicity." ~A.D. Williams

"There is no limit to the love our souls can hold." ~A.D. Williams

"There is only one animal that is feared by all other animals - mankind." ~A.D. Williams

"There was a time when man could communicate with all animals, but we have since forgotten their language." ~A.D. Williams

"There was a time when we mingled freely and safely among other animals, but we have since lost their trust." ~A.D. Williams

"They have been here for millions of years without fear of survival. Man has changed this." ~A.D. Williams

"Think of what would happen if everyone woke this morning thinking of helping others instead of helping themselves - likely peace on earth. This is heaven." ~A.D. Williams

"Those given no choice in their faith, are not given faith, they are given doctrine." ~A.D. Williams

"Those in control of their emotions, are in control of their life." ~A.D. Williams

"Those in need of hope, must be given hope." ~A.D. Williams

"Those that abandon other animals abandon their own spirituality. Those that harm other animals harm their own spirituality. Those that destroy other animals destroy their own spirituality." ~A.D. Williams

"Those that respect other animals, respect other people." ~A.D. Williams

"Those that will always help a friend, will always have a friend." ~Anthony D. Williams

"Those who care the most, share the most." ~A.D. Williams

"Those who harm the harmless are capable of harming anyone or anything." ~A.D. Williams

"Those who live with kindness, truth, respect and love, are living a spiritual life." ~A.D. Williams

"Those who think spiritually, act spiritually. They leave paths behind them, built with acts of kindness." ~A.D. Williams

"To be able to say how much love, is love but little." ~Petrarch

"To be, they must be free. Just like you and me." ~ A.D. Williams

"To become something great often requires overcoming something greater." ~A.D. Williams

"To survive today, other animals must endure global warming, pollution, and fewer habitats. More tragically, they must endure the silence of human hearts." ~A.D. Williams

"To truly love our own life, we must love all other life." ~A.D. Williams

"Today's youth are in touch with technology, but they have lost touch with nature." ~A.D. Williams

"Travel the road of love and you will never be lost." ~Anthony D. Williams

"Treating all animals with dignity, respect, and care is an essential part of a spiritual lifestyle." ~A.D Williams

"Treat other animals as friends, and they become friends. Treat other animals as family, and they become family. Give other animals your love, and they will love you in return." ~A.D. Williams

"True riches are found in big hearts, not in big wallets." ~A.D. Williams

"Truth has many friends, and not all are human." ~A.D. Williams

"Truth has no fear." ~A.D. Williams

"Truth has no opinions." ~A.D. Williams

"Truth is clothed in clarity." ~A.D. Williams

"Truth is pure." ~A.D. Williams

"Truth is within all nature." ~A.D. Williams

"Truth seeks light, lies seek shadows." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"Truths are quiet. Lies are loud." ~A.D. Williams

"Unconditional love is expressed more readily by other animals than by other people." ~A.D. Williams

"Valuable friends will bring more richness to your life than valuable things." ~A.D. Williams

"Violence is a sign of weakness. Gentleness is a sign of strength." ~A.D. Williams

"Walk with a big heart. Wear a big smile. Live happy." ~A.D. Williams

"We all come from the same source. We are humanity. No one is a stranger. We are one." ~A.D. Williams

"We all go homeward. Heavenward. All of us." ~A.D. Williams

"We all think. All of us." ~A.D. Williams

"We are all spiritual beings meant to live together in harmony. All of us." ~A.D. Williams

"We are each given a limitless capacity to love and attain wisdom. The extent we use these gifts is our choice." ~A.D. Williams

"We are each given a special power. A power that can change your life, and the lives of those around you. It is the the power of love." ~A.D. Williams

"We are far more likely to be harmed by our fellow man than by our fellow animals, yet we call animals wild and dangerous and we call man advanced and civilized." ~A.D. Williams

"We are grateful for your service. We will never forget. May the world know peace and freedom because of your courage and sacrifice." ~A.D. Williams

"We are here to do the best we can, with the talents we are given, in the spirit of kindness." ~A.D. Williams

"We are here to heal, not harm. We are here to love, not hate. We are here to create, not destroy." ~A.D. Williams

"We are here to love all life and attain wisdom. Then we return home." ~A.D. Williams

"We are here to protect and care for all animals as our fellow loving, living beings." ~A.D. Williams

"We are never alone. We are humanity. We are family. We are one." ~A.D. Williams

"We are never alone when we are with Mother Nature." ~ A.D. Williams

"We are souls on a spiritual journey, and we are humans on a life journey. Wisdom, truth, and love are our guides on this journey." ~A.D. Williams

"We can all learn from the love, devotion, and commitment shown by the dog and the horse." ~A.D. Williams

"We can watch other animals disappear, or we can save them. It's our choice." ~A.D. Williams

"We can't change our yesterdays, but we can change our tomorrows." ~A.D. Williams

"We do not know how far the power of love can take us until we love everyone." ~A.D. Williams

"We know what we must stop doing. We know what we must start doing. Our earth is at a turning point. We also know that." ~A.D. Williams

"We live a spiritual lifestyle when we treat all life with care, kindness, and love." ~A.D. Williams

"We live in a world of greed - whatever it takes to succeed. This we need to heed." ~A.D. Williams

"We make war for the love of one's country. We must make peace for the love of humanity." ~A.D. Williams

"We may think we are smarter than all other animals, but our destructive acts to nature and other animals do not validate this." ~A.D. Williams

"We must embrace Mother Nature. She is our friend. We must never make nature our enemy, for we will surely lose that battle. When Mother Nature calls on you for help, listen to her. Take care of all living things, from the largest ocean, to the smallest creature." ~A.D. Williams

"We must live in peace with nature and other animals, before we can live in peace with other people." ~A.D. Williams

"We need something, other than wealth, to measure mankind's success. Something like peace." ~A.D. Williams

"We need their forgiveness. They need our love and care." ~A.D. Williams

"We search for life on other planets and in other regions of our galaxy. Meanwhile, we destroy and ignore the other life on this planet." ~A.D. Williams

"We share the same Creator." ~A.D. Williams

"We want much. We need little." ~A.D. Williams

"We will not be what we can be, until we let other animals be." ~A.D. Williams

"What the animal kingdom has endured over the centuries, by the hands of humans, has scarred the soul of humanity." ~A.D. Williams

"What would you think if all your thoughts reached heaven?" ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"What you can become depends upon what you can overcome." ~A. D. Williams

"When an act of kindness touches another soul, all humanity becomes stronger." ~A.D. Williams

"When humanity measures wealth by love, truth and wisdom we will all be rich." ~A.D. Williams

"When humans act with cruelty we characterize them as 'animals', yet the only animal that displays cruelty is humanity." ~A.D. Williams

"When I found God, I lost religion." ~A.D. Williams

"When I hug my dog I get a different feeling of love. It is an emotion that is spiritually unique." ~A.D. Williams

"When I look into the eyes of an animal, I do not see an animal, I see a living being, I see a friend, I feel a soul." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"When I look into the eyes of some animals, I can feel their anguish, and loss of freedom. Their souls touch my soul." ~A.D. Williams

"When I visited the zoo as a child, I was happy to see the animals. Now, I do not visit the zoo, because I do not see the animals, I see their sorrow." ~A.D. Williams

"When man is silent, the voiceless become hopeless." ~A.D. Williams

"When one forgives ... It frees two souls." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"When one mystery is solved other mysteries appear." ~A.D. Williams

"When our actions are based on good intentions our soul has no regrets." ~Anthony Douglas Williams

"When the mind and heart are in harmony, the soul is content." ~A. D. Williams

"When we bring another animal into our home we accept it as family. For life." ~A.D. Williams

"When we care for every living creature on earth, we will stand on heaven's ground." ~A.D. Williams

"When we care for nature, we also care for humanity." ~A.D. Williams

"When we help and care for the helpless and uncared for, we become angels in human form." ~A. D. Williams

"When we learn to respect all life, we learn to love all life." ~A.D. Williams

"When we live with truth we never disappoint our soul." ~A.D. Williams

"When we lose an animal species to extinction, we lose part of our family." ~A.D. Williams

"When we love an animal as our family, we begin to understand animals are our family." ~A.D. Williams

"When we treat other animals as our children they become family. When we treat other animals as our pets they become pets." ~A.D. Williams

"When we understand God is part of us and we are part of God, then religions will disappear." ~A.D. Williams

"When we understand our purpose here, we will respect and care for all life." ~A.D. Williams

"When you do right, you feel right. When you do good, you feel good. Do right. Do good. Feel better." ~A.D. Williams

"Who speaks for other animals if not mankind?" ~A.D. Williams

"Wild animals are not as dangerous as wild men." ~A.D. Williams

"Wisdom is only useful when it is used." ~A.D. Williams from Inside the Divine Pattern

"Wisdom may not change your life, but it will change how you deal with your life." ~A.D. Williams

"With each person our heart loves, our soul becomes stronger." ~A.D. Williams

"Words are powerful. Use them carefully. Use them lovingly. Use them wisely." ~A.D. Williams

"Words have great power. The power to help, the power to heal, and the power to hurt. Use this power carefully." ~A.D. Williams

"You belong here. They belong here. We belong here." ~A.D. Williams

"Your smile brings beauty to both you and humanity." ~A.D. Williams

"Your soul is content when your conscience is clear." ~A.D. Williams

"Your soul is the best teacher." ~A.D. Williams

"Your soul is your spiritual guide." ~A.D. Williams



Author Anthony Douglas Williams was born in Ontario, Canada. Before beginning to research and write his book 'Inside The Divine Pattern' Anthony was in the film industry. He opened his own family film distribution company in the early 90's as he was against the increasing violence in mainstream films, he was also the editor of a film industry magazine.

Anthony believes that he was led to write his book and reveal the Divine messages hidden in lost knowledge and ancient mysteries, showing links between modern scientists and ancient philosophers.

Source: Spiritual Quotes to Live By

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Henry J. Kaiser - dream

"I always have to dream up there against the stars. If I don't dream I will make it, I won't even get close." ~Henry J. Kaiser

Crazy Horse - vision

"A very great vision is needed and the man who has it must follow it as the eagle seeks the deepest blue of the sky." ~Crazy Horse


Kermit Long - sense of wonder

"Fill us with a sense of wonder and joy at your creative and redeeming love, and with gratitude and experience for your awesome and mysterious power." ~Kermit Long

Jessie C Smith - gifts

"Our gifts are made more beautiful by daily use." ~Jessie C Smith

Anita M Ashworth - loving hands

"When life wounds us, God reaches out with loving hands to care for us and bear us to safety." ~Anita M Ashworth

John O Eby - faith

"Every encounter is an opportunity to show how true faith is lived out in daily life." ~John O Eby

Sera Christann - back to light


"Sometimes our hearts get tangled and our souls a little off-kilter. "Friends and family can set us right and help guide us back to the light." ~Sera Christann


Charles Simeon - peach

"A little more sun, and a few more showers, and the peach will be ripe and sweet." ~Charles Simeon, English Preacher (1759-1836)

Mark Strand - place

"Each moment is a place you've never been." ~Mark Strank




"Rain is my life." ~Selima D Petro, 6 yo, 14 April 2016 on the way to watch Zootopia with Lily, the aunt

"It's so so sad what's happening at Martin Place today, but to add a huge bit of sunshine for my day is my son Marco SJP born at 5.58pm today. I am so In love with my little man and feel so beyond blessed in life right now." ~Noemi DP, 15 December 2014

"My daughter's first sleep over with her cousins, Natasha and Emma, has made me nervous, sad and excited. I'm in a glass case of emotion." ~NDP, 25 April 2014

"No matter how long it takes to get them to sleep, how quiet you try to be when you leave the room, you always end up stepping a talking toy!" ~Baba Noemi

"Nothing warms me up quicker than my mother's multicoloured jumper from the 90's." ~N. Dancel (22 May 2013)

"Ok I'm all for raising your child anyway you want to without judgement from know it all mums, but if you decide to breastfeed your 6-year old in public, I'm going to look at it weird." ~Baba Noemi

"Once you have your own child you appreciate your mother just a little bit more." ~N. Dancel (February 2012)

"Seriously what happened to the days where people helped mothers with prams up stairs and gave their seat to pregnant women!" ~Baba Noemi

"So you're telling me that no one in the whole kingdom was the same shoe size as Cinderella?" ~Baba Noemi

"We had the greatest thing growing up and that was a lot of love, which is the greatest way to grow up." ~Baba Noemi



"Just dropped my little girl off for her first day of school. She was so happy and excited she gave me a big hug and said "I can't wait to meet new friends". I'm going to miss her sooooo much everyday on from now and miss having her around with me; so proud of her, so sad for me. Can't wait to see her this arvo." ~2 February 2015

"Selima didn't want to leave. She was a little overwhelmed when she got home and started crying. She was tired. But she can't wait to go back to school tomorrow." ~Noemi, 2 February 2015 on her daughter's first day of school.

"What it's like having a little girl? Continually picking up and finding random headbands and toy crowns everywhere from whenever she listens to 'Let It Go'." ~Noemi, 6 March 2015

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Max Eastman - sense of humor

"It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor." ~Max Eastman

Pierre Reverdy - work

"I need so much time for doing nothing that I have no time for work." ~Pierre Reverdy


William E. Gladstone Quotes

"Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won't have to hunt for happiness." ~William E. Gladstone

"Justice delayed is justice denied." ~William Gladstone on Politics / government

"We look forward to the time when the power of love will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace." ~William E. Gladstone (1809-1898) Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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