May 2010 quotes of the month

2 May

On connections:

“One finger cannot life a pebble.”-Hopi proverb

“You must trust and believe in people or life becomes impossible.“- Anton Chekhov

“I am because you are.” -African Proverb

“We don’t accomplish anything in this world alone. . . and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one’s life, and all the weavings of individual threads from one to the other that creates something.”- Sandra Day O’Connor

“Our job is to widen the circle of our compassion so we feel connected with all people and situations.”- Albert Einstein

“The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual: the impulse dies away without the sympathy of the community.” -William James

“We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community. . . our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sake and for our own.” – Cesar Chavez

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”– Voltaire

“I am part of all that I have met.” -Alfred Lord Tennyson

“No one is wise enough by himself.” Titus Maccius Plautus

It is in the shelter of each other that people live.”- Irish proverb