Category Archives: Poetry

QUOTE: Rumi “Raise your words”

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“Raise your words, not your voice. It
is rain that grows flowers, not
thunder.”

  • Rumi

(*also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī)

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QUOTE: Nelson Mandela

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“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”

~ Nelson Mandela

QUOTE: Haruki Murakami

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“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”

- Haruki Murakami

QUOTE: Nathaniel Hawthorne

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“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”

~ Nathaniel Hawthorne