BelizeHank

My Thoughts
Ancient thoughts
and
distant drums
-unknown

image from an old book
Roofs of soft, thick thatch ...
fading to thin tin.
-BelizeHank

Humans -
Too many, too greedy, too blind.
- BelizeHank

Quotations

Religions should stress love, tolerance, understanding - not hatred, not fear...  
- BelizeHank

(most from Sunbeams, see Books)

One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach.
–Anne Morrow Lindbergh

He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.
-Lao-tzu
Tao Te Ching

The poor long for riches and the
rich for heaven, but the wise long
for a state of tranquility.
-Swami Rama

One is not rich by what one owns,
but more by what one is able to
do without with dignity.
-Immanuel Kant

Somewhere, and I can’t find where, I read about an Eskimo hunter who asked the local missionary priest,
 "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" "No," said the priest, "not if you did not know." 
"Then why’" asked the Eskimo earnestly, "did you tell me?"
-Anne Dillard
Pilgrim At Tinker Creek

...the usual missionary and his wife, going to make bad Christians
out of good heathens...
-Harold H. Noice
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There is an artistry of experience which precedes the artistry of creation.
-Matthew Lipman


The real voyage of discovery consists
not in seeking new landscapes, but
in having new eyes.
-Marcel Proust


…The consumption society has made
us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things.
-Elise Boulding