I will make a covenant for them on that day, with the wild animals, With the birds of the air, and with the things that crawl on the ground. Bow and sword and warfare I will destroy from the land, and I will give them rest in safety. — Hosea 2:20
The city of cats and the city of men exist one inside the other, but they are not the same city. ~Italo Calvino
What we speak becomes the house we live in. –Hafez
We cooperate effectively with strangers because we believe in things like gods, nations, money and human rights. Yet none of these things exists outside the stories that people invent and tell one another. There are no gods in the universe, no nations, no money and no human rights–except in the common imagination of human beings. –Yuval Noah Harari
Arbeite gratis, oder verrichte eine Arbeit die Du auch gratis machen würdest. — Anonymous
Work for free, or perform work that you would also do for free.
Christian, Jew, Muslim, shaman, Zoroastrian, stone, ground, mountain, river, each has a secret way of being with the mystery, unique and not to be judged. — Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī
It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences. — Audre Lorde
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. –Dwight D. Eisenhower
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.