One line wisdom...

All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.
(Gandalf, to Frodo, LotR)
"My part is to improve the moment."

(There is some debate about who said this originally. And there are many worthwhile variations.) :)

RusticMusic said:
Being in the Culinary field how about:
"Waste not , want not. "

But also:
"There is no spoon." -The Matrix

RM, you should drop by the "Mystery Thread" in the lounge sometime. It's mostly vegetarian out of love and respect for all. You might enjoy the reading there. Maybe you'd like to offer your input! I'd love to see you there, if you'd be comfortable every so often. :)

Oh yeah--One Line Wisdom---ummmm....okay:

"...the birds don't know they have names...." (Thomas Merton)

"The demon of belief in the ego has me firmly by the throat."

- Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice. - Old Cherokee Saying
That's beautiful, Dondi.

Here's one from eco-feminist pagan activist Starhawk. It's from her book Dreaming the Dark:

"To know the earth is alive is to ache to heal the wounds we daily inflict on her."
The little boy who cries beside his dead elephant may be weeping the loss of his beloved beast. But then then again he may have to bury it.

From It Aint Half Hot Mum