And the day came when the risk
to remain tight in a bud was more painful
than the risk it took to blossom.-- Anais Nin
A life spent making mistakes is not only more
honorable but more useful than a life
spent doing nothing.
-- George Bernard Shaw
Expectations are premeditated resentments.
-- M. Scott Peck
Ours is a world where people don't know
what they want and are willing to go
through hell to get it.
Life just is. You have to flow with it.
Give yourself to the moment.
Let it happen.
-- Jerry Brown
Growing old is mandatory.
Growing up is optional.
-- Chili Davis, California Angels ballplayer
Pure logic is the ruin of the spirit.
-- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Whatever you do may seem insignificant,
but it is most important that you do it.
-- M. Gandhi
One of the symptoms of an approaching
nervous breakdown is the belief that
one's work is terribly important.
-- Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)}
There is an Indian belief that everyone
is a house of four rooms: a physical,
a mental, an emotional and a spiritual room.
Most of us tend to live in one room most
of the time, but unless we go into every
room every day, even if only to keep it
aired, we are not complete.
-- Rumer Godden--House of Four Rooms
Self-importance is our greatest enemy. Think about it--what weakens us is
feeling offended by the deeds and misdeeds of our fellowmen. Our
self-importance requires that we spend most of our lives offended by someone.
-- Carlos Castenada
Live now. Make now always the most precious time.
Now will never come again.
-- Captain Jean-Luc Picard, U.S.S. Enterprise
You are all Buddahs.
There is nothing that you need to achieve.
Just open your eyes.
-- Gautama Siddhartha
I have great faith in fools--
self-confidence my friends call it.
-- Edgar Allan Poe
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind
and proving that there is no need to do so,
almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
-- Galbraith's Law
Many people live under the illusion that they have none.
-- Hubert Ries
Our first awakening reveals that our mind,
conditioned as it is to superstition and tradition,
is the prison-house in which we dwell.
-- Joel Goldsmith
not the searching after;
the running from!
-- John Virgil
We can't do great things in this life . . .
We can only do small things with great love.
-- Mother Theresa
It doesn't work to leap a twenty-foot chasm
in two ten-foot jumps.
-- American proverb
It's not the wound that shapes our lives, it's the
choice we make as adults between embracing
our wounds or raging against them.
One doesn't discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
-- Andre Gide
Fanatacism consists in redoubling your efforts
when you have forgotten your aim.
-- George Santayana
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