Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer. — Joseph Campbell (1904-1987)

Catastrophic Pandemic

The fact that there was no catastrophic pandemic in recent history does not mean there won’t be another one. And we are certainly not prepared for the next pandemic. — Bill Gates (1955-)


What appear to be calamities are often the sources of fortune. — Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Gentle with Yourself

Be wise. Treat yourself, your mind, sympathetically, with loving kindness. If you are gentle with yourself, you will become gentle with others. — Lama Yeshe (1935-1984)