Great Quotes By My Favourite Authors

1. “You need to keep finding yourself, a little more each day, that real, unlimited Fletcher Seagull. He’s your instructor. You need to understand him and to practice him.” -Richard Bach, Jonathan Livingston Seagull

2. “The soul has no culture. The soul has no nations. The soul has no colour or accent or way of life. The soul is forever. The soul is one. And when the heart has it’s moment of truth and sorrow, the soul can’t be stilled. It’s the river of the heart, and the heart’s desire. It’s the pure essential truth of what each one of us is, and can achieve.” -Gregory David Roberts, Shantaram

3. “But love is much like a dam; if you allow a tiny crack to form through which only a trickle of water can pass, that trickle will quickly bring down the whole structure and soon no one will be able to control the force of the current.”  -Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

4. “To measure you by your smallest deed is to reckon the power of the ocean by the frailty of it’s foam.” Kahil Gibran, The Prophet

5. “Evolution is not about design or will; it is the outcome of constant endeavors made by organisms that want to survive and better themselves. The collective result is intoxicatingly beautiful, rife with oddities, and surpassingly brilliant, yet no agent is in control. Evolution arises from the bottom up – so too does hope.” -Paul Hawken, Blessed Unrest

6. “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” -Oscar Wilde

7. “All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity. But the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.” -T.E. Lawrence, Seven Pillars of Wisdom

8. “Life is a series of pulls back and forth… A tension of opposites, like a pull on a rubber band. Most of us live somewhere in the middle. A wrestling match…Which side win? Love wins. Love always wins” -Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

9. “If your work has a positive impact on five or ten people, you have invented a seed. Now you can plant it a million times.” -Muhammad Yunus, Building Social Business

10. “You can only ever be yourself. The more you try to be like someone else, the more you find yourself standing in the way.” -Gregory David Roberts, Shantaram

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