11 September 2009

Quotes - 08/10 thru 09/07

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Issue 39, August 17, 2009
“As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, you should keep it. If you were to give it up in a mood of self-sacrifice or out of a stern sense of duty, you would continue to want it back, and that unsatisfied want would make trouble for you. Only give up a thing when you want some other condition so much that the thing no longer has any attraction for you."
– Mahatma Gandhi

Issue 40, August 24, 2009

“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.”
– Albert Pike

Issue 41, August 31, 2009

"A man who is willing to undertake the discipline and the difficulty of mending his own ways is worth more to the conservation movement than a hundred who are insisting merely that the government and industries mend their ways."
– Wendell Berry

Issue 42, Sept. 7, 2009

"How simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. … All that is required to feel that here and now is happiness, is a simple, frugal heart."
– Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba The Greek