"Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance."
- Bruce Barton (via
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."
- Mahatma Gandhi (via
"You have the chance, if ever there was one, to begin again. Don’t waste it."
Franz Kafka, from
"I would like you to stay
and talk with me
but I don’t want
you to feel that you
have to just because I’m here."
- W.S. Merwin, “Yesterday” (via
"It’s not about the words. It’s about the memories lost inside the words."
- Virginia Woolf, from
"Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing."
- William S. Burroughs (via
"The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery."
"Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do."
- Bruce Lee (via
"Synchronicity is an ever present reality for those who have eyes to see."
Carl Jung (1875-1961)
"You have to remember one life, one death–this one! To enter fully the day, the hour, the moment whether it appears as life or death, whether we catch it on the inbreath or outbreath, requires only a moment, this moment. And along with it all the mindfulness we can muster, and each stage of our ongoing birth, and the confident joy of our inherent luminosity."
- Stephen Levine,
A Year to Live: How to Live This Year as If It Were Your Last