Category Archive: Quotes

The Prophet Muhammad

Hadiths   Do what you should do when you should do it. Refuse to do what you should not do; And, when it is not clear, wait until you are sure.   Avoid… Continue reading

Attar of Nishapur

A Story from Attar “This, Too, Will Pass” A powerful king, ruler of many domains, was in a position of such magnificence that wise men were his mere employees. And yet one day… Continue reading

Sy Safransky

Years ago, I was trapped in a newspaper job I couldn’t stand. Then I heard Graham Nash sing, “Make sure that the things you do keep us alive.” The next day I walked… Continue reading

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not be timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. What if they are a little coarse, and you may get your… Continue reading

José N. Harris

“There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad, and… Continue reading

Andrew Sullivan

In almost every regard, friendship delivers what love promises but fails to provide. – Andrew Sullivan, Love Undetectable

M. Scott Peck

I may meet a woman who strongly attracts me, whom I feel like loving, but because it would be destructive to my marriage to have an affair, I will say vocally or in… Continue reading

Abraham Lincoln

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? Abraham Lincoln Read more at

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. Ralph Waldo Emerson Read more at

Henri Nouwen

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing… not… Continue reading