Tuesday, January 29, 2013

James Garfield (1831-1881)

James Garfield

There are men and women who make the world better just by being the kind of people they are. They have the gift of kindness or courage or loyalty or integrity. It really matters very little whether they are behind the wheel of a truck or running a business or bringing up a family. They teach the truth by living it (Good Reads). Added 1/29/2013

The photo of James Garfield is in the Public Domain.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

Today, if we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other-that man, that woman, that child is my brother or my sister. If everyone could see the image of God in his neighbor, do you think we would still need tanks and generals? (Source). Added 1/20/2013

Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you (Source). Added 7/8/2012

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop (Source). Added 5/14/2012

Photo: The photo of Mother Teresa is in the Public Domain.