The carousel of evolution

Rumi - Poet

Except for Love, nothing you see will remain forever.

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American essayist, lecturer, philosopher

Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.

Jana Stanfield - Musical artist

I cannot do
All the good
That the world
Needs
But the world
Needs all the good
That I can do.

Albert Schweitzer - Alsatian polymath

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.

Eknath Easwaran - Indian-born spiritual teacher, author, as well as a translator and interpreter of Indian religious texts such as the Bhagavad Gita and the Upanishads

Live only for yourself and you will never grow; live for the welfare of all those around you and you will grow to your full stature. 

Jim Loehr - World-renowned performance psychologist

The ultimate measure of our lives is not how much time we spend on the planet, but rather how much energy we invest in the time that we have.

Ayn Rand was - Russian-American writer and philosopher. She is known for her two best-selling novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, and for developing a philosophical system she named Objectivism

It does not matter that only a few in each generation will grasp and achieve the full reality of man’s proper stature—and that the rest will betray it. It is those few that move the world and give life its meaning—and it is those few that I have always sought to address. The rest are no concern of mine; it is not me or The Fountainhead that they will betray: it is their own souls.

Paulo Coelho - Brazilian lyricist and novelist, best known for his novel The Alchemist

No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn't know it.