An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it makes a better soup.
You can’t always explain or defend yourself if they are determined to keep on misunderstanding you. How they interpret your words and actions is their own choosing, and how you protect your peace is yours.
In nature’s economy the currency is not money – it is life.
Dr Vandana Shiva
Whatever anyone does for you today, whether you pay them, or how highly you value their skills, the greatest gift you will receive will be their time. Every second uniquely precious in their lives, given just once, and shared with you.
When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied.
In this video from 2013, author, John Green, discusses the complicated reasons why the United States spends so much more on health care than any other country in the world, and along the way reveals some surprising information, including that Americans spend more of their tax dollars on public health care than people in Canada, the UK, or Australia. Who’s at fault? Insurance companies? Drug companies? Malpractice lawyers? Hospitals? Or is it more complicated than a simple blame game? (Hint: It’s that one.)
For a much more thorough examination of health care expenses in Americ Continue Reading
The world is full of nice people. If you can’t find one, be one.
Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
John F Kennedy
Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.
Norman Ralph Augustine