Mar 16, 2018

What I point out to you is only that you shouldn’t allow yourselves to be confused by others. Act when you need to, without further hesitation or doubt. People today can’t do this—what is their affliction? Their affliction is in their lack of self-confidence. If you do not spontaneously trust yourself sufficiently, you will be in a frantic state, pursuing all sorts of objects and being changed by those objects, unable to be independent.
— Linji

Mar 15, 2018

Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.
— Stephen Hawking

Mar 9, 2018

Here is the hardest thing for many people about adulthood: Staying awake. That is, resisting the somnambulance that will grow like weeds over any state of habitual life, excepting acute crises. You have to actively invite experiences into your life that will interrupt the smallness of your story and the calcifying generalizations you make about the world based on your own private universe.
— Sarah Hendren

Mar 6, 2018

The truth is that the way other people see us isn’t about us – it’s about them and their own struggles, insecurities, and limitations. You don’t have to allow their judgment to become your truth.
— Daniell Koepke

Mar 1, 2018

If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.
— Pablo Picasso
Ich muss bereit sein, das aufzugeben, was ich bin, um zu dem zu werden, was ich sein kann.
— Albert Einstein

Feb 28, 2018

There is a gentle acceptance of what cannot be and will not be, which gradually transforms itself into the cultivation of, and pride in, what can be and is.
— Daniel Miller, The Comfort of Things

Feb 23, 2018

Wenn man dem ersten besten Gewalt über deinen Leib gäbe, das würde dich entrüsten. Scheust du dich denn nicht, jedem beliebigen, der dir begegnet, Gewalt über dein Gemüt zu geben, so daß er dasselbe erschüttern und in Unruhe versetzen kann, sobald er sich mit dir zankt?
— Epiktet, Enchiridion (28)

Feb 16, 2018

You’re floating in empty space in a universe that goes on forever. If you have to be here, at least be happy and enjoy the experience.
— Michael Singer

Feb 13, 2018

Why does everything have to mean anything? Most things are just nonsense. Let them be what they are, and be wary of the power you give them.
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