Favorite Quotes

Sankofa Bird Poster by Laneea Tolley

Sankofa Bird Poster by Laneea Tolley

“If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated.”

-Dr. Carter G. Woodson

“Religions have always stressed that compassion is not only central to religious life, it is the key to enlightenment and it the true test of spirituality. But there have always have been those who’d rather put easier goals, like doctrine conformity, in place.”

-Karen Armstrong

“Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.”

-Pema Chödrön

“Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.”

-Deepak Chopra

“Love and kindness are the very basis of society.  If we lose these feelings, society will face tremendous difficulties; the survival of humanity will be endangered.”

-Dalai Lama

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