Aberjhani quotes

  • First steps are always the hardest but until they are taken the notion of progress remains only a notion and not an achievement.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Taken #Achievement #Progress

  • Souls reconstructed with faith transform agony into peace.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Inspirational #Peace #Agony

  • Most people are slow to champion love because they fear the transformation it brings into their lives. And make no mistake about it: love does take over and transform the schemes and operations of our egos in a very mighty way.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Mistake #People #Ego

  • Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Self Esteem #Love Yourself #Rainbow

  • Peace is not so much a political mandate as it is a shared state of consciousness that remains elevated and intact only to the degree that those who value it volunteer their existence as living examples of the same... Peace ends with the unraveling of individual hope and the emergence of the will to worship violence as a healer of private and social dis-ease.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Peace #Volunteer #Political

  • We can cry for years but sometimes gotta smile too.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Years #Sometimes #Cry

  • Poetry and art nourish the soul of the world with the flavor-filled substances of beauty, wisdom and truth.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Art #Soul #Flavor

  • The words ‘I Love You’ kill, and resurrect millions, in less than a second.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Relationship #Love You #Intimacy

  • Each star is a mirror reflecting the truth inside you.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Inspirational #Spiritual #Stars

  • Love taught me to die with dignity that I might come forth anew in splendor. Born once of flesh, then again of fire, I was reborn a third time to the sound of my name humming haikus in heaven’s mouth.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Fire #Names #Heaven

  • Love is our most unifying and empowering common spiritual denominator. The more we ignore its potential to bring greater balance and deeper meaning to human existence, the more likely we are to continue to define history as one long inglorious record of man’s inhumanity to man.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Love #Spiritual #Men

  • What a lover’s heart knows let no man’s brain dispute.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Heart #Men #Brain

  • The death of a dream can in fact serve as the vehicle that endows it with new form, with reinvigorated substance, a fresh flow of ideas, and splendidly revitalized color. In short, the power of a certain kind of dream is such that death need not indicate finality at all but rather signify a metaphysical and metaphorical leap forward.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Motivational #Dream #Color

  • The reality of a serious writer is a reality of many voices, some of them belonging to the writer, some of them belonging to the world of readers at large.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Reality #Voice #World

  • Compassion crowns the soul with its truest victory.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Compassion #Soul #Victory

  • Poetry, like jazz, is one of those dazzling diamonds of creative industry that help human beings make sense out of the comedies and tragedies that contextualize our lives.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Creative #Tragedy #Helping

  • Authentic inspiration endows individuals with mental or spiritual energy which they are then able to transform into positive action. It can make all the difference between a man, woman, or child allowing despair to permanently paralyze any dreams they may have for their lives, or, exercising sufficient strength of will to make those dreams a reality.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Dream #Spiritual #Children

  • The same hot lightning that burns your blood with passion–– cools your fears with peace.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Peace #Fear #Passion

  • Even when muddy your wings sparkle bright wonders that heal broken worlds.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Healing #Wings #Broken

  • Un-winged and naked, sorrow surrenders its crown to a throne called grace.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Angel #Grace #Sorrow

  • Beneath the armor of skin/and/bone/and/mind most of our colors are amazingly the same.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Color #Mind #Skins

  • Love, Mercy, and Grace, sisters all, attend your wounds of silence and hope.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Silence #Grace #Mercy

  • Because Mr. Mandelas early opponents invested so many resources into distorting the true nature of his advocacy, the singular historic moment millions now celebrate could have been tragically lost to guerrilla decontextualization.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Opponents #Moments #Historic

  • Many people can rightfully claim, as much as anyone can rightfully claim anything, that much of their lives have been spent stumbling through a cloud of cluelessness.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Clouds #People #Claims

  • With its leaves so rich and heavy with elation and its crimson face made brighter with visions of divinity the shadow of a certain rose looks just like an angel eating light.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Angel #Light #Rose

  • I place my fingers upon these keys typing 2,000 dreams per minute and naked of spirit dance forth my cosmic vortex upon this crucifix called language.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Dream #Keys #Naked

  • Millions of tears have fallen for black sons, brothers, lovers, and friends whose assailants took or maimed their lives and then simply went on their way.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Brother #Son #Black

  • We are living in an era in which billions of people are grappling to promote communication, tolerance, and understanding over the more destructive forces of war, terrorism, and political chaos that have characterized the beginning of the 21st Century.
    -- Aberjhani

    #War #Communication #People

  • Dreams dress us carefully in the colors of power and faith.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Dream #Color #Dresses

  • A world without poetry and art would be too much like one without birds or flowers: bearable but a lot less enjoyable.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Art #Flower #Bird

  • An outrageous instinct to love and be loved blinded your arms to lines of propriety––Women and Men, Christians and Jews, Muslims and Buddhists, white, black, red, brown. An outrageous instinct to love and be loved executed your brain every hour on the hour.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Love #Christian #Buddhist

  • This is what our love is––a sacred pattern of unbroken unity sewn flawlessly invisible inside all other images, thoughts, smells, and sounds.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Love Is #Smell #Unity

  • What hell condemned, let heaven now heal.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Heaven #Hell #Heal

  • Quote words that affirm all men and women are your brothers and sisters.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Brother #Men #Human Rights

  • September 11, 2001: Citizens of the U.S., besieged by terror’s sting, rose up, weeping glory, as if on eagles’ wings.--from the poem Angel of Remembrance: Candles for September 11, 2001
    -- Aberjhani

    #Angel #Eagles #Wings

  • In a rich moonlit garden, flowers open beneath the eyes of entire nations terrified to acknowledge the simplicity of the beauty of peace.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Flower #Eye #Garden

  • This fire that we call Loving is too strong for human minds. But just right for human souls.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Strong #Valentine #Unconditional Love

  • If I say your voice is an amber waterfall in which I yearn to burn each day, if you eat my mouth like a mystical rose with powers of healing and damnation, If I confess that your body is the only civilization I long to experience… would it mean that we are close to knowing something about love?
    -- Aberjhani

    #Love #Relationship #Healing

  • You were born a child of light’s wonderful secret— you return to the beauty you have always been.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Inspirational #Children #Recovery

  • Stars ink your fingers with a lexicon of flame blazing rare knowledge.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Stars #Flames #Ink

  • Hearts rebuilt from hope resurrect dreams killed by hate.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Dream #Hate #Heart

  • In honor of Oprah Winfrey: Even greater than the ability to inspire others with hope is the power to motivate them to give as much to the lives of others as they would give to their own; and to empower them to confront the worst in themselves in order to discover and claim the best in themselves.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Gratitude #Order #Giving

  • Oh what a wonderful soul so bright inside you. Got power to heal the sun’s broken heart, power to restore the moon’s vision too.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Heart #Moon #Broken

  • Where humanity sowed faith, hope, and unity, joy’s garden blossomed.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Love #Hope #Angel

  • A poet is a verb that blossoms light in gardens of dawn, or sometimes midnight.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Garden #Light #Verbs

  • At some point, a flash of sustained clarity reveals the difference between what someone would have you believe is true, and what you know from the depths of your own heart to the peaks of your soul to be true. What happens after that is up to you.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Believe #Heart #Differences

  • Classic romantic love is an emotional attraction between two individuals in which they may share a heightened awareness of mutual adoration. Erotic love, traditionally, has been described as shared sexual attraction.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Romantic Love #Love Is #Emotional

  • Mainstream medias representation, or its guerrilla decontextualization, of black mens lives in particular can set the stage for erroneous assumptions capable of damaging an individual or a nation.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Black #Assumption #Individual