“Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.”
“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”
“An eye for an eye only makes the whole world blind.”
“Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had this power.”
I’ve tried to reduce profanity but I reduced so much profanity when writing the book that I’m afraid not much could come out. Perhaps we will have to consider it is simply a profane book and hope the next book will be less profane or perhaps more sacred.
– Ernest Hemingway
” Hope is the thing with feathers
that perches in the soul and sings
the tunes without the words – and never stops at all. ”