Quotes August 09, 2021

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha

“The struggle of my life created empathy—I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.”
Oprah Winfrey
“Freedom is taking control of the rudder of your life.”
Yukito Kishiro
“There remains what seems to be an impenetrable wall of silence around violence, and we must all play a role in breaking this silence.”
Reese Witherspoon
“You can’t calm the storm, so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself. The storm will pass.”
Timber Hawkeye
“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”
John Holmes
“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.”
C.G. Jung
“We forget what we want to remember and remember what we want to forget.”
The Road
“Beneath every behavior there is a feeling. And beneath each feeling is a need. And when we meet that need, rather than focus on the behavior, we begin to deal with the cause, not the symptom.”
Ashleigh Warner
“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”
Jack Kornfield
“I would argue that nothing gives life more purpose than the realization that every moment of consciousness is a precious and fragile gift.”
Steven Pinker
“Just when the caterpillar thought her life was over, she became a butterfly.”
“What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it.”