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the fields are new and the seasons change

22 December 1987
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I believe in the powers of humor and choice.

I speak for the trees

"...But now, says the Once-ler,
Now that you´re here, the word of the Lorax seems perfectly clear.
UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
nothing is going to get better. It´s not. SO...
Catch! calls the Once-ler. He lets something fall.
It´s a Truffula Seed. It´s the last one of all!
You´re in charge of the last of the Truffula Seeds.
And Truffula Trees are what everyone needs.
Plant a new Truffula. Treat it with care.
Give it clean water. And feed it fresh air.
Grow a forest. Protect it from axes that hack.
Then the Lorax and all of his friends may come back."

"God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh."
- Voltaire (1694-1778)

I read and walked for miles at night along the
beach, writing bad blank verse and searching
endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out
of the darkness and change my life. It never
crossed my mind that that person could be me.

- Anna Quindlen

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled.
The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over
and let the beautiful stuff out.

- Ray Bradbury

“Conventional opinion is the ruin of our souls.”
~ Mevlana Rumi

Peace will not come out of a clash of arms but out of justice lived and done by unarmed nations in the face of odds.
-Mahatma Gandhi

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