“Perhaps this sounds very simple, but simple things are always the most difficult. In actual life it requires the greatest discipline to be simple, and the acceptance of oneself is the essence of the moral problem and the epitome of a whole outlook upon life.”
C.G. Jung, Modern Man in Search of a Soul
You can have no greater or lesser dominion than the one over yourself. The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Leonardo da Vinci
“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.”
Thich Nhat Hanh
Interviewer: Do you think of yourself as Chinese or North American?
Lee: “I want to think of myself as a Human Being, because under the sky, we are but one family, it just so happens, we look different.”
Live up to the best that is in you: Live noble lives, as you all may, in whatever condition you may find yourselves.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,
poet and educator
“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”
Jon Kabat- Zinn
When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts.
Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
The true mark of maturity is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back.
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
If it’s both terrifying and amazing then you should definitely pursue it.