Compassion is even more powerful than courage. Sure, with courage you can conquer a world – but only with compassion can you heal and build it.
I am fighting to stay alive not because I fear death, but because I love life.
You have to conquer every obstacle to realize the goal.
I have died at the ripe age of twenty.
Smile, for the world didn’t get a chance to disappoint me.
I have died at the mature age of ninety.
Smile, for my life was more than satisfying.
I have died suddenly-out of the blue.
Smile, for I didn’t have to fall ill before you.
I have died from a long illness.
Smile, for I had the chance to say goodbye.
I did not want to leave this Earth.
But smile, for I am still here among you.
Why are you crying?
Can you not see I am smiling?
A clown on a throne is still a clown. A king in rags is still a king.
great men take and overtake risk tactically
Courage plus vitality equal spirit.
To me, empathy and compassion are among the bravest of emotions … and faith, the bravest of convictions.
A lack of common sense usually ends in some heroic feat, much like the soldier who dives onto the grenade so that others may live.