“We but mirror the world. All the tendencies present in the outer world are to be found in the world of our body. If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. This is the divine mystery supreme. A wonderful thing it is and the source of our happiness. We need not wait to see what others do.”
Swiped from Damon Ashworth Psychology: 25 Ideas That Could Change Your Life
“Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around us in awareness.”
“For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction.”
Dreams don’t work unless you do.
“I am not a has-been. I’m a will be.”
“Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with.”
“There’s nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.”
-Johann Sebastian Bach
“Life… has to be lived for something, not just against something.”
-Harold S. Kushner, When Bad Things Happen to Good People (137), in discussing the perspective of Martin Gray, holocaust survivor.
“I sat in my room and then it hit me, I had a choice. I could choose life or I could choose death. What I couldn’t do any longer was sit on the fence.
“I chose life.”
Me. Upgraded., A Crimson Thread
What are we but shards of stars, trapped in this paperweight we call existence?
-Nitin Lalit Murali, Breathe life into me