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The Healing Quotes Thread!
Posted 11 December 2005 - 02:08 PM
"Turn your wounds into wisdom!" -Oprah Winfrey
Posted 13 December 2005 - 03:02 PM
Posted 13 December 2005 - 03:23 PM
"The roads are different, but the goal is one. When people reach the goal, all those who yelled at each other along the road, “You are wrong!” or “You are a blasphemer!” forget all possible differences. There, all hearts sing in unison."
Posted 13 December 2005 - 05:57 PM
"When you stop putting yourself on the line, and you don't touch your own heart, how do you expect to touch other people." -Tori Amos
Posted 13 December 2005 - 06:10 PM
Posted 13 December 2005 - 07:14 PM
Posted 13 December 2005 - 08:38 PM
They sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when the darkness sets in,
their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
"What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."
Edited by teazle, 13 December 2005 - 08:38 PM.
Posted 16 December 2005 - 01:31 PM
~ Ray Stannard Baker, pseud. David Grayson (1870-1946), American author, journalist.
Posted 19 December 2005 - 08:46 PM
“We can't. We're afraid.”
“Come to the edge.”
“We can't. We will fall!”
“Come to the edge.”
And they came.
And he pushed them.
And they flew."
Posted 19 December 2005 - 08:51 PM
I love this quote, because I learned this year how much trauma the body can store and repress, just as our minds can. Martha Graham is also an amazing dancer and choreographer, so this quote has an amazing double meaning for me.
I am glad I ran into this quote, when looking for a good one to add to a customized LJ layout I was building for a friend
Posted 19 December 2005 - 11:12 PM
Posted 19 December 2005 - 11:15 PM
"Come to the edge, he said. They said: We are afraid. Come to the edge, he said. They came. He pushed them and they flew."-Guillaume Apollinaire
It reminds me of my beautiful butterflies......when they were just catepillars.....*sigh* I miss them. They were such wonderful spirits.
Posted 22 December 2005 - 09:44 PM
Posted 25 December 2005 - 04:40 PM
Edited by -Nicole-, 25 December 2005 - 04:40 PM.
Posted 27 December 2005 - 03:51 PM
~ Ferdinand Foch