Fanstasy

“When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that
the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive
knowledge.”
– Albert Einstein
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Education…

“The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to
think–rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves,
than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.”
– Bill Beattie
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Introspection?

“Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.”
- Friedrich Nietzsche
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Happiness

“When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.”
- The Dalai Lama
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Putting yourself in someone elses shoes

“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.”
– George Washington Carver

Everyone at one point or another has heard the phrase, “put yourself on someone else’s shoes.” I think that goes beyond that just point of view, but really trying to look at situations in the sense of what has made that person get to that point. I like it more when it is said, “Before you criticize people, you should walk a mile in their shoes.” Beyond that I think that the quote from this post is a lot more touching, sometimes we forget that we were young, or weak, or strong, or that some day we will all be old if we are blessed by living a long life.

Don’t ever forget to spend time with your children, remember how hard it was when your parents were not around. Be kind to your grandparents, someday you will be in that position and you then will understand. This quote really touched me and I hope it touches you too.

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