Flotsam and Jetsam

Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune without the words,
And never stops at all,

And sweetest in the gale is heard;
And sore must be the storm
That could abash the little bird
That kept so many warm.

I’ve heard it in the chillest land,
And on the strangest sea;
Yet, never, in extremity,
It asked a crumb of me.

Hold fast to dreams,
For if dreams die,
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.

Hold fast to dreams.
For if dreams go,
Life is a barren field
Covered with snow.

Langston Hughes
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
The first to apologize is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. The first to forget is the happiest

OMG! this page is chock-full of beautiful quotations….have just read through a first few, and don’t know how much more time I will spend engrossed in it. A really beautiful collection. Hats off sir/ ma’m!

‘If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.’
T S Eliot
Dream is not that which you see while sleeping it is something that does not let you sleep.
I would love to live as a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own becoming.
"Fluent" by  John O’Donohue
In real life, strategy is actually very straightforward. You
pick a general direction and implement like Hell.
Jack Welch
I will always know the glory of the beautiful and rare, as they will know security from labour and prayer. As they will hear the laughter of the children they gave life, I will know the torments of the song born under knife
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