May 2, 2017
If you find yourself criticizing other people, you’re probably doing it out of Resistance. When we see others beginning to live their authentic selves, it drives us crazy if we have not lived out our own. Individuals who are realized in their own lives almost never criticize others. If they speak at all, it is to offer encouragement. Watch yourself. Of all the manifestations of Resistance, most only harm ourselves. Criticism and cruelty harm others as well.
— Steven Pressfield, War of Art (via swissmiss | Resistance)
Apr 25, 2017
Kindness toward others and radical kindness to ourselves buy us a shot at a warm and generous heart, which is the greatest prize of all.
— Anne Lamott (via swissmiss | The Greatest Prize of All)
Apr 11, 2017
To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.
— Criss Jami (via swissmiss | Vulnerability)
Mar 29, 2017
I don’t divide the world into the weak and the strong, or the successes and the failures.… I divide the world into the learners and non-learners.
— Benjamin Barber (via swissmiss | Learners and Non-Learners)
Pay attention to what you pay attention to!
— Amy Krouse Rosenthal (via swissmiss | Attention)
Mar 14, 2017
The high value put upon every minute of time, the idea of hurry-hurry as the most important objective of living, is unquestionably the most dangerous enemy of joy.
— Herman Hesse (via swissmiss | The Most Dangerous Enemy of Joy)
It is not our abilities that show what we truly are. It is our choices.
— Albus Dumbledore (via swissmiss | Our choices)
Mar 8, 2017
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
— Friedrich Nietzsche (via swissmiss | A Why To Live)
Feb 28, 2017
The planet does not need more successful people. The planet desparately needs more peacemakers, healers, restores, storytellers and lovers of all kinds.
— Dalai Lama
Jan 9, 2017
We should learn to accommodate ourselves to ‘wrongness,’ striving always to adopt a more forgiving, humorous and kindly perspective on its multiple examples in ourselves and in our partners.
— Alain de Botton (via Orange Crate Art: Alain de Botton and Mark Trail)
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