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It is my hope that the twenty-first century will be a century when a more caring, responsible, and compassionate humanity will emerge

It is my hope that the twenty-first century will be a century when a more caring, responsible, and compassionate humanity will emerge. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? As we start a New Year, it’s a great time to renew our callings as humans. While the 21st century is over 1/10th of the way through, […]

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Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. – Oscar Wilde What does that mean? This quote states that everyone who has been declared a Saint was, at one time, something less than saintly. This is a word of encouragement, that every person who has been made a saint was once a normal […]

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I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self. ~ Aristotle What does that mean? To me, this is talking about the eternal internal struggle of humanity. We seem to have a gap between what we know we should do and what we […]

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Without a sense of equanimity, unbiased love and compassion cannot even get started.

Without a sense of equanimity, unbiased love and compassion cannot even get started. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? Let’s start with a definition. At thefreedictionary.com, equanimity is defined as “The quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure.” So, restating the quote, it becomes: “Without an even temper, unbiased love and compassion cannot even get started.” […]

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The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. – Confucius What does that mean? To me, he is saying that excellence comes from your desires.  The desire to win, to succeed, to extend yourself to reach your full potential.  […]

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A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.

A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. – Muhammad Ali What does that mean? To me, this talks about how our experiences (especially when taken across 3 decades) should change our view. For a person still think the same after […]

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