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The Golden Rule Expressed Throughout Many Religions

22 August 2014

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Scarboro Missions has developed this poster to illustrate the Golden Rule as expressed throughout many different world religions. This speaks to the importance of the Golden Rule principle, and also provides one example of many parallel teachings found throughout various religions. Click here or the image below for a larger view.

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“Love the earth and sun and the animals” ~ Walt Whitman

12 November 2013

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“This is what you shall do; Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence toward the people, take off your hat to […]

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Quote: Embracing New Ideas

17 July 2010

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Here’s a quote from John Cage about embracing new ideas… “I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.” ~ John Cage

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Quotes About Love

25 February 2010

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“Love is opportunity knocking on the door of your heart.” ~ Gregory Johnson (20100225th1722) “Your greatest strength is love.” ~ quote found on Yogi Tea bag (20080628sa2027) “The Power of Love is Infinite.” ~ Quote found on a Yogi Tea bag “Love is the most valuable thing in life.” ~ Quote found inside fortune cookie […]

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Apathy – Quotes

16 February 2009

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“Apathy seemed like a horrible state of existence. Something to be avoided at all costs. Yet, once I became apathetic. It really didn’t seem so bad.” – Anonymous “Apathy is like quicksand. The problem with people who are apathetic is that they don’t see a problem with not caring. Where there is lack of purpose, apathy […]

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Debts of One Generation Passed on to the Next

4 January 2009

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“No generation has a right to contract debts greater than can be paid off during the course of its own existence.” - George Washington to James Madison 1789

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Democracy

21 November 2008

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“Dissent is what rescues democracy from a quiet death behind closed doors.” – Lewis H. Lapham, editor, 1935- , (20061017tu0837)

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Patents, Healthcare, Drugs, Immunization, Polio, Jonas Salk

14 September 2008

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Jonas Salk was the inventor of the Polio Vaccine. In 1952, when asked, “Who owns the patent on this vaccine?” Jonas Salk replied, “Well… The people, I would say. There is no patent. Could you patent the sun?” [Source: Sicko, Interviews segment in DVD extras]

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You are the World

29 August 2008

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“To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.” – Anonymous, found on the bottle cap of Honest Tea brand tea.

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Enjoy Every Moment

21 August 2008

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“The purpose of life is to enjoy every moment.” — Quote found on a Yogi Tea bag (20080821th2259)

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Vision and Action

18 August 2008

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“Vision without action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare.” — Japanese Proverb, found on the lid of an Honest Tea bottle of tea

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Let Things Come to You

28 June 2008

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“Let things come to you.” – quote found on Yogi Tea bag (20080628sa2030)

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Recognize That the Other Person is You

28 June 2008

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“Recognize that the other person is you.” – quote found on Yogi Tea bag (20080628sa2030)

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Your Greatest Strength is Love

28 June 2008

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“Your greatest strength is love.” – quote found on Yogi Tea bag (20080628sa2027)

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It is About Peace

28 June 2008

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“It is not about anger, it’s about peace. It is not about power, it’s about grace. It is not about knowing your enemy, it’s all about knowing yourself.” – Bulletproof Monk (47:22)

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Giving Advice

22 June 2008

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Relationships > Quotes “In giving advice, seek to help, not please your friend.” – Solon, 683 BC – 559 BC, quote found on a Good Earth Tea Bag (20080622su1300)

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Where is the Torah?

19 June 2008

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Lifeways > Jewish Life Regarding the Torah, it is related from Chabad Lubavitch Chassidic tradition that the Rebbe Menachem M. Schneerson offered the following comment: “Where is the Torah? Does it reside in the heavens with the angels? Or in a parchment scroll in the ark of the synagogue? Or with the rabbis and scholars? […]

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Quotes about the Importance of Reading Books

15 May 2008

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Effective Living > Communications > Quotes Summary. This document contains quotes about the importance of reading books. Quotes are listed alphabetically by first word. Contributions and inspiration for this list are from Mary Vasey. “A conventional good read is usually a bad read, a relaxing bath in what we know already. A true good read is surely […]

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