The Daily Peanut

Leaving a peanut so that someone might break the shell to the nut inside.

Quotes

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”

— Mohandas Gandhi
in “Struggles expose our strengths

“Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.” Rabindranath Tagore

For the 2016 National Election:

I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion.

Thomas Jefferson

 

31146“Change is the essence of life; be willing to surrender what you are for what you could become.”
Reinhold Niebuhr

“One of the most pathetic aspects of human history is that every civilization expresses itself most pretentiously, compounds its partial and universal values most convincingly, and claims immortality for its finite existence at the very moment when the decay which leads to death has already begun.”
Reinhold Niebuhr

 

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde

 

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“If you and I are to live religious lives, it mustn’t be that we talk a lot about religion, but that our manner of life is different. It is my belief that only if you try to be helpful to other people will you in the end find your way to God.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein

 

“If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein

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