Thursday, November 8, 2012

Involved in the Same Quest

You can make it, but it's easier if you don't have to do it alone.  ~ Betty Ford

There can be no vulnerability without risk; there can be no community without vulnerability; there can be no peace, and ultimately no life, without community.  ~ M. Scott Peck

When they are alone they want to be with others, and when they are with others they want to be alone. After all, human beings are like that.  ~ Gertrude Stein

The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual. The impulse dies away without the sympathy of the community.  ~ William James

For a community to be whole and healthy, it must be based on people's love and concern for each other.  ~ Millard Fuller 

First, we are challenged to rise above the narrow confines of our individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.  ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

A healthy social life is found only, when in the mirror of each soul the whole community finds its reflection, and when in the whole community the virtue of each one is living.  ~ Rudolf Steiner 

To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.  ~ John Locke

Simply being with other people who are also seekers and who are involved in the same quest you are is very meaningful.  ~ Dan Wakefield

We're all just walking each other home.   ~Ram Dass

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