Originals are marked with an * (yes, I acknowledge the arrogance)

Apologies if there are misquotes or false attributions here. Please double check before citing.

Be kind whenever possible. it is always possible.

Dalai lama

The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is right now

Chinese proverb

Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come

Victor Hugo

Moral truths occupy the furniture of daily life


The final mystery of philosophy is the same as its most fundamental premise: We are more than our circumstances

Jennifer Kim

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel

Maya Angelou