I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.
writer and civil rights activist
“You can’t control everything. Sometimes you just need to relax and have faith that things will work out. Let go a little and just let life happen.”
“By letting our deep longing for love and connectedness be exposed…[we are] opening up the channel through which love can enter.”
All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
Adlai Stevenson II,
politician and diplomat
The new always carries with it the sense of violation, of sacrilege. What is dead is sacred; what is new, that is, different, is evil, dangerous, or subversive.
“Be not the slave of your own past – plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power, and with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It’s a slow process but quitting won’t speed it up.