Words to live by….

I would like to share my Top 10 favorite quotes, in hopes that you will find these words as inspiring as I do:

One of the deep secrets of life is all that is really worth doing is what we do for others.”  Lewis Carroll

It always seems impossible, until it’s done.”   Nelson Mandela

Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.”   Princess Diana

Follow your passions; it will lead you to your purpose.”  Oprah Winfrey

What I’ve come to learn is that the world is never saved in grand messianic gestures, but in the simple accumulation of gentle, soft, almost invisible acts of compassion, everyday acts of compassion.  Ubuntu comes out of a philosophy that says, the only way for me to be human is for you to reflect my humanity back at me. ”  Chris Abani

Life is more than breath and a heartbeat; meaning and purpose are the life of life.”  Desmond Tutu

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others.”             Martin Luther King

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.”               Kahlil Gibran

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service to others.”       Mahatma Gandhi

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”   Mark Twain

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