Quotes August 19, 2021

When we seek a shortcut on the important things, we may fail to offer our dreams the time and intention they deserve.
AmyAnn Cadwell
The fires of suffering become the light of consciousness.
Eckhart Tolle
My experience is what I agree to attend to. Only those items which I notice shape my mind.
William James
If you look in the eyes of the young, you see flame. If you look in the eyes of the old, you see light
Victor Hugo
The privacy of the singular mind, the privacy of consciousness, is one of fiction’s exceptional gifts to us.
Maud Casey
You will be defined not just by what you achieve, but by how you survive.
Sheryl Sandberg – COO Facebook
Sooner or later I’m going to die, but I’m not going to retire.
Margaret Mead
“Art is never finished, only abandoned.”
Leonardo da Vinci
I’m a believer in the power of knowledge and the ferocity of beauty, so from my point of view, your life is already artful—waiting, just waiting, for you to make it art.
Toni Morrison
Who wants to hear about brave deeds when he’s ashamed of his own, and who likes an open, honest tale from someone he’s deceiving?
Watership Down
Synchronicity is a term used by Carl Jung to describe coincidences that are related by meaningfulness rather than by cause and effect.
David Richo
Any coincidence is worth noticing. You can throw it away later if it is only a coincidence.
Agatha Christie
For neither man nor angel can discern Hypocrisy, the only evil that walks Invisible, except to God alone.
John Milton
It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools can be so ingenious.
Attributed to Murphy’s Law
Just because one side of a coin is wrong, that doesn’t mean the other side is right.
Jonah Goldberg
O poor, unthinking human heart! Error will not go away, logic and reason are slow to penetrate. We cling with both arms to false hope, refusing to believe in the weightiest proofs against it, embracing it with all our strength. In the end it escapes, ripping our veins and draining our heart’s blood; until, regaining consciousness, we rush to fall into snares of delusion all over again
Rabindranath Tagore
False hopes are more dangerous than fears.
J. R. R. Tolkien
From this point forth, find me nowhere,
Socially unseen,
Just on the back porch, without a care
And without a screen
Eric Overby
“Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don’t understand the language that you’re singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.” Lou Rawls
If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.
Dolly Parton – American Singer-Songwriter-Actress-Author
I say that religion isn’t about believing things. It’s ethical alchemy. It’s about behaving in a way that changes you, that gives you intimations of holiness and sacredness.
Karen Armstrong