Art Linkletter...abandoned at a few weeks old, raised by a pastor and his wife (the Linkletters), entertained millions on radio and TV interviewing kids (the Party House and Kids Say the Darndest Things), was married more than 74 years, lived to be almost 98 (his wife died the following year at 95), loved life and had a beautiful way with people! Loved this man!
Stolen by the Nazis: The tragic tale of 12,000 blue-eyed blond children taken by the SS to create an Aryan super-race
I too have the potential for violence; I too have anger in me. However, I try to recall that anger is a destructive emotion. I remind myself that scientists now say that anger is bad for our health; it eats into our immune system. So, anger destroys our peace of mind and our physical health. We shouldn't welcome it or think of it as natural or as a friend." -- H.H. Dalai Lama XIV #fc3arch
"I suppose the thing I most would have liked to have known or been reassured about is that in the world, what counts more than talent, what counts more than energy or concentration or commitment, or anything else - is kindness. And the more in the world that you encounter kindness and cheerfulness - which is its kind of amiable uncle or aunt - the better the world always is. And all the big words: virtue, justice, truth - are dwarfed by the greatness of kindness." ~ Stephen Fry
Dietrich Bonhoeffer a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, dissident anti-Nazi & founding member of the Confessing Church. Bonhoeffer was known for his resistance to the Nazi dictatorship. He strongly opposed Hitler's euthanasia program & persecution of the Jews. He was also involved with members of the Abwehr to assassinate Adolf Hitler. He was arrested in Apr 1943 by the Gestapo & executed by hanging in Apr 1945 while imprisoned at a concentration camp, just 23 days before the German…