Wake up, Sally…

IMAGE: Charlie Brown: "Wake up, Sally... We're at school.." / Sally Brown: " " "Keep going, Driver.. Once more around the park!" //

Charlie Brown: “Wake up, Sally… We’re at school..” / Sally Brown: ” ” “Keep going, Driver.. Once more around the park!” // – Charles M. Schulz (1922 – 2000): Peanuts (Image by Tu Le Anh from Pixabay) / (Image by… More »

We must laugh in the…

IMAGE: We must laugh in the face of our helplessness against the forces of nature -- or go insane.

We must laugh in the face of our helplessness against the forces of nature — or go insane. – Charlie Chaplin [Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin] (1889 – 1977) (Image by Hermann Traub from Pixabay) (Text-to-Speech by Sound of Text, using… More »

What is the nation’s…

IMAGE: What is the nation's treasure? The will to (achieve) enlightenment is the treasure, and one who possesses it is the nation's treasure. Therefore there is an old saying that a string of (large) jewels is not the nation's treasure; the nation's treasure is one who lights up a (small) corner of the world [one who brightens the world at his corner / one who shines light into a dark corner].

What is the nation’s treasure? The will to (achieve) enlightenment is the treasure, and one who possesses it is the nation’s treasure. Therefore there is an old saying that a string of (large) jewels is not the nation’s treasure; the… More »

We think too much…

IMAGE: We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity; more than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. Without these qualities, life will be violent and all will be lost.

We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity; more than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. Without these qualities, life will be violent and all will be lost. – Charlie Chaplin [Sir Charles Spencer… More »

The weak can never…

IMAGE: The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. – Mahatma [Mohandas Karamchand] Gandhi (1869 – 1948) (Image by Bishnu Sarangi from Pixabay) (Text-to-Speech by Sound of Text, using the engine from Google Translate) More »

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