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Power Quotes

Power Quotes, empathy empowers humans to better the world: Walt Whitman & James Baldwin

Agonies are one of my changes of garments,I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person,My hurts turn livid upon me as I lean on a cane and observe. Walt Whitman You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.

Tho' we are not now that strength which in old days moved earth and heaven [image & text]

Should Ulysses stay home or seek adventure? This passage from Tennyson's poem "Ulysses" has always moved and inspired me. Ulysses has returned home after 20 years at battle and at sea. He is lounging around the castle with sweet Penelope, but feeling restless for adventure.

Power Quotes on freedom, sacrifice and unity: The 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address"

I am moved by this man. Abraham Lincoln rises as our greatest president, most eloquent speaker, and forward thinking hero. He was not perfect, but in reflection he seems nearly so. The nation he dealt with certainly presented greater hardships than the bundle of colonies grappled with in the early days of the union.

Power Quotes on the art of expressing gratitude: Bertrand Russell & a Chinese Proverb

In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted. Bertrand Russell, Philosopher When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them. Chinese Proverb Daily gratitude It's tough finding a gratitude quote that is not overly cliche or cheesy, isn't it?