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By Anonym 15 Sep

Laurence Overmire

An honest, poor, but otherwise unremarkable man and his loving, tender-hearted wife, though long forgotten and lost to history, may have been the ancestors who are most worthy of our admiration today.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Only through love will we find our way to create a world worthy of our children and our grandchildren.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Those who oppose equality, compassion and social justice have been on the wrong side of history time and time again.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Laurence Overmire

The more we understand the One Idea, how all of life is interconnected and interdependent, the more we can act in positive ways for the good of all.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Laurence Overmire

The people who change the world never lose hope no matter how bleak the outcome might appear to be.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Laurence Overmire

We are the collective creator of our own agony. It is time for a re-awakening of consciousness when we recognize the best in ourselves and overcome the worst.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Laurence Overmire

One can never be 100% certain when it comes to family lineage. One must always keep an open mind, willing to go wherever the facts may lead.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Laurence Overmire

If you can make your ancestors real for yourself, learn their stories and who they were, your life - and death - will take on added meaning. You will see yourself in the Big Picture that includes all human life that has come and gone on the planet.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Laurence Overmire

The quest is ongoing The night forever young And someday, if you're lucky You, too, may see the stars.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Laurence Overmire

One could only wish there were more who understood the love of family, of history, and of ancient, sacred bonds that grow deep within us all. If family is not worthy of our time and attention, who or what is?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Laurence Overmire

There are some who dream their lives away, but end up doing nothing, and others who do their lives away, and end up never dreaming.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Animals are forever true to their God-given natures, communicating well enough with canny precision in languages we are perhaps too arrogant to understand.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Every child comes into this world as a gift to humanity.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Laurence Overmire

How ill-inspired we are when Life, brawling in its crude matter-of-fact way Decks us with the cold fist of reality

By Anonym 17 Sep

Laurence Overmire

New generations recognize, money is just a plaything. The new bottom line is humanity itself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Art is always, even at its most repulsive, an impassioned cry of love.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Life is a poem most people never read.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Our stories make us who we are. And each story has its own purpose and its own reward. Each story rings true and each story is worthy of the ages. There is no such thing as an insignificant life.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Laurence Overmire

There are basically two kinds of people: those who have empathy and care about others and those who don't. The ones who don't are creating most of the problems in the world.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Laurence Overmire

The truth hurts. But if we want to heal the world, we had better start paying attention to the pain.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Cupid's bloody bow is strung with a million hearts, wisdom bought at a terrible price, and love laid to rest on the river of Time.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Racists cling to the false notion that we are separate. They refuse to acknowledge that they are connected to, and even descended from, other people of different skin color. Their egos demand that they be superior and that others be inferior. This is how they seek to justify their hatred of, and cruelty towards, others.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Only love and courage will make this world a safer place. Hatred and fear will make it more dangerous.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Laurence Overmire

I don't make much of a living, but I do live much of a making.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Truth is the greatest enemy of tyrants everywhere.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Despite what we humans may or may not do, the Earth will endure, going on as it always has, forever at home with the revolution of sun and moon and wayward, inconstant star.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Freedom is an idea that no tyrant will ever crush.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Laurence Overmire

We live in a culture in which we are led to believe that anything you do not get paid for is not worth doing. As a consequence, the things that don't get done are often the most worthwhile.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Orwell couldn't see that Big Brother would not be The State, but The Corporation.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Laurence Overmire

No matter who our ancestors are, our own personal and monumental task is to become the best person that we can possibly be - someone in whom our own descendants in times to come can take great pride and find inspiration.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Laurence Overmire

God made in the image of Man is an imperfect master.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Laurence Overmire

The future is won or lost in the war of ideas.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Laurence Overmire

My forebears played a significant part in making me who I am. I honor their legacy. I will never forget what they gave me. I will love them until the day I die. And no one can take them away from me.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Laurence Overmire

When you look at a person who's different and see Yourself, then you begin to understand who and what God really is.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Poetry is not life. Life is poetry.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Laurence Overmire

We are the last generation with a real opportunity to save the world.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Real life is never quite as interesting as the story told afterward.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Laurence Overmire

There is no such thing as an insignificant life, only the insignificance of mind that refuses to grasp the implications.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Apathy is the slow poison coursing through the body politic that paves the way to tyranny.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Laurence Overmire

War, hatred, and violence all spring from one infernal idea: that one person, race, creed, or culture is better than another.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Glorious creation, so easy to destroy, yet the palette of possibility somehow prevails.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Anyone who doesn't love animals has a serious hole in the heart.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Laurence Overmire

If God spent 180 million years making dinosaurs, what makes us think Man is so special, a tick of the clock before midnight?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Doing the right thing, surrendering our short-term self-interest to serve the needs of the whole, has never been easy for humankind, but now, more than ever, that is exactly what we must do. Future generations are counting on us.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Laurence Overmire

All of us are part of a beautiful pageantry of human experience. Let us make the most of this life in all we do.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Expect nothing and accept everything and you will never be disappointed.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Laurence Overmire

When you trace your genealogy, you find connections to many of the people and events that shaped history. History is not the story of some old irrelevant strangers. No. History is your story. Your family was there - your grandmothers and grandfathers, uncles and aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces. If not for them, you wouldn't even be here.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Laurence Overmire

No matter what path you're on in this life, if that path isn't about love, you're on the wrong path.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Americans think anything you do not get paid for is not worth doing. As a consequence, the things that don't get done are often the most worthwhile.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Laurence Overmire

Those who refuse to look at or give expression to the dark side of life are in denial-fear preventing passage through the door of growth, truth and, ultimately, wisdom.