words with immigrants, exiles and refugees.

Here’s a collection of people who found, or tried to find, homes away from home.marc-chagall If I create from the heart, nearly everything works. If from the head, almost nothing. — March Chagall

marina-cleanWe always project into the future or reflect in the past but we are so little in the present. — Marina Abramovic

dalai-lamaIT is the enemy who can truly teach us to practice the virtues of compassion and tolerance. — Dalai Lama

yo-yo-ma-customThe more tense you are, the less you can hear. — Yo-Yo Ma

anne-frank Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart. — Anne Frank

isaac-cleanIf you keep on saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet. — Isaac Bashevis Singer

albright-yello To be a really good negotiator, you have to try to figure out what the other person on the other side of the table has in mind. — Madeleine Albright

einstein-color Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding. — Albert Einstein

oliver-sacks-color We speak not only to tell other people what we think, but to tell ourselves what we think. Speech is a part of thought. — Oliver Sacks

curie Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.  — Marie Curie

arthur-rimbaudGenius is the recovery of childhood at will.  — Arthur Rimbaud

quentin-crisp-color Treat all disasters as if they were trivialities, but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster. — Quentin Crisp

mother-teresaPeace begins with a smile. — Mother Teresa

kundera-colorHate traps us by binding us too tightly to our adversary. — Milan Kundera

bertolt-brecht-yello You can make a fresh start with your final breath. — Bertolt Brecht

vincent-color-copy There is peace even in the storm.  — Vincent Van Gogh

tawakkol-karman In our hearts we are just human beings who want a dignified life. Is that too much to ask for? — Tawakkol Karman

moshin-hamid Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself. — Moshin Hamid

regina-spektorThe world is surreal and beautiful and everything is fine. — Regina Spektor


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