When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
More quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt
In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
In all our contacts it is probably the sense of being really needed and wanted which gives us the greatest satisfaction and creates the most lasting bond.
It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
More quotes about Wisdom
Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change thing I can, and wisdom to know the difference.
It does not need that a poem should be long. Every word was once a poem. Every new relationship is a new word.
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts. Every man is tasked to make his life, even in its details, worthy of the contemplation of his most elevated and critical hour.
The gap that’s opened I’m filling with fairy dust, hues of the heart and a joy for life what was I invite to exit right quietly, in shades of black and white.
The sky was the color of hard crimson, dripping down a canvas, the moon splashed silver across red. Her soothing balm healing my soul in swathes of calmness, I breathe in her tides and let my body be washed ashore, lying in the sands of eternity.
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and the unhappiest of all mortals are those who have more of either than they know how to use.
How earthy old people become moldy as the grave! Their wisdom smacks of the earth. There is no foretaste of immortality in it. They remind me of earthworms and mole crickets.