Quote of the Day

“When I was a young man, I wanted to change the world. I found it was difficult to change the world, so I tried to change my nation. When I found I couldn’t change the nation, I began to focus on my town. I couldn’t change the town and as an older man, I tried to change my family.

Now, as an old man, I realize the only thing I can change is myself, and suddenly I realize that if long ago I had changed myself, I could have made an impact on my family. My family and I could have made an impact on our town. Their impact could have changed the nation and I could indeed have changed the world.” ~ unknown monk

4 thoughts on “Quote of the Day

  1. That is a wonderful quote, I like words like this that predicate the consequences of our inaction. Thank you for the wisdom, valuable lesson in this. I hope the monk took his own advice.

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