What are you reading?
Words, words, words. (-Shakespear, Hamlet)
The truth will set you free.
Be here now. (-Baba Ram Das)
I think, therefore I am.
I think too much, therefore I am frozen.
Do. Or do not.
There is no try. (-Yoda)
Suffering and Death.
We have nothing to fear but fear itself.
You can be Captain of your ship,
But not of the Sea.
This isn't a practice life,
It's your only life.
Do not to others that which is hurtful to yourself.
To make your Dreams come True,
First you must wake up.
Wake up and smell the coffee. (-Anne Landers?)
Liars will never believe what you say.
Good people walk on whatever befall.
The great man is one who has never lost the heart of a child.
He who know others is discerning,
But he who knows himself is enlightened. (-Lao Tse)
One man with a vision can summon the future. (-James T. Kirk)
He who has not tasted does not know. (-Jalalu'd-Din Rumi)
By slow degrees, new Truth would meet my view. (-Dante: Paradiso)
You can't make an omelet without breaking a few eggs.
"...and then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." (-Anais Nin)
Is it in you? (-Gatorade commercial)
Just do it. (-Nike slogan)
It is better to never know the truth than it is to know it and deny it.
Each one, teach one. (-African Proverb)
A burden shared is a burden halved.
I will not die.
The world will end.
I don't worry about afterlife.
Eternity is important.
And now is eternity. (-Ayn Rand)
It all comes down to this:
Is Life a test or a gift? A job or a joy?
And if it is a gift, does that mean there is a giver?
And if there is a giver, do we owe them?
And if we owe them, how do we repay?
Stop analysing and defining and trying to redesign. Just perfect what is. When that is done, then create or rebuild what you will.
Each of us is an artist, and our greatest, our only creation is our own life. You can make it your masterpiece, but you must always remember to keep perfecting the artist. (-paraphrased from "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance)
Thoughts are things.
You are the Crown of Creation. (-Jefferson Airplane)
You see it's all clear,
You were meant to be here.... (-Emerson, Lake, and Palmer)
And they say that a hero can save us
I'm not gonna stand here and wait (-Chad Kroeger, "Hero", the Spiderman Theme)
Accepting miracles is harder than accepting tragedies.
The word became flesh.
The chemicals became DNA.
Is there any difference?
Hell is other people, but so is Heaven.
You can not truly believe in anything unless you have doubted, even to the point of disbelief.
We hold on to hurt and pain to keep the guilt and shame away. It never works. (-from a Survivor of childhood SA)
Now that the world isn't ending
It's love that I'm sending to you
It isn't the love of a hero
And that's why I fear it won't do (-also from "Hero", by Chad Kroeger)
If you understand everything, some things are just as they are. If you understand nothing, things are still just as they are.