Charles Mingus Quotations

-Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can play weird–that’s easy. What’s hard is to be as simple as Bach. Making the simple complicated is commonplace–making the complicated simple, awesomely simple–that’s creativity.
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Gregg Levoy

-When you’re on the right path, the universe winks and nods at you from time to time, to let you know.

-Passion is what we are most deeply curious about, most hungry for, will most hate to lose in life. … Read the rest

Epicurus

-Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

-Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.

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Matthew

Ask, and it shall be given you;
seek, and ye shall find;
knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
For every one that asketh, receiveth;
and he that seeketh, findeth;
and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.… Read the rest

Daniel Quinn

-Man’s destiny was to conquer and rule the world, and this is what he’s done–almost. He hasn’t quite made it, and it looks as though this may be his undoing. The problem is that man’s conquest of the world has … Read the rest

Philip Slayton Quotations

How much justice can the average Canadian afford? None. For financial reasons, he is denied use of the legal system and courts, key institutions of government and democracy. It is as if the right to vote in a general election … Read the rest

Jeffrey Rowland Quotations

-We’ve always been here and we’ll always be here. We are a specific arrangement of particles and this instant is infinite. Did we luck out, or didn’t we? The odds against this sentence having ever being typed, much less the … Read the rest

Ramtha

-If I could take all your words away and give you but a sparse few, they would be: ‘I now know, I am absolute, I am complete, I am God, I am.’ If there were no other words but these, … Read the rest

Thomas Mann Quotations

-Time cools. Time clarifies. No mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours.

-Speech is civilization itself. The word, even the most contradictory word, preserves contact — it is silence which isolates.

-There is at bottom only … Read the rest

Chinese Proverbs

-Patience is power. With time and patience, the mulberry leaf becomes silk.

-If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.

-Talk doesn’t grow rice.

-The marketplace is a battlefield.

-The duck’s legs are short … Read the rest

Meladee McCarty Quotations

Live your life as though there is great joy to be experienced… an abundance of goodness in each person you come in contact with, and the knowledge that you have enough inner wisdom to answer the mysteries that challenge you.… Read the rest

James Blunt Quotations

“No Bravery”

There are children standing here,
Arms outstretched into the sky,
Tears drying on their face.
He has been here.
Brothers lie in shallow graves.
Fathers lost without a trace.
A nation blind to their disgrace,
Since he’s been … Read the rest

Michael Korda

Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility… in the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have… is the ability to take on responsibility.
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Shunryu Suzuki

-When you try to understand everything, you will not understand anything. The best way is to understand yourself, and then you will understand everything.

-Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it … Read the rest

William Raspberry Quotations

-Your best shot at happiness, self-worth and personal satisfaction – the things that constitute real success – is not in earning as much as you can but in performing as well as you can something that you consider worthwhile.
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Lisa Williams Quotations

The only way to last a really long time is to build something useful enough that people will want to keep it going after you die, and to cultivate a sense of ownership in other people. In short: make good … Read the rest

Buddha Quotations

-The Noble Eightfold Path: Right Views, Right Thoughts, Right Speech, Right Conduct, Right Livelihood, Right Effort, Right Mindfulness, Right Concentration….

-Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.

-Without health … Read the rest

Eckhart Tolle Quotations

-Having access to that formless realm is truly liberating. It frees you from bondage to form and identification with form. It is life in its undifferentiated state prior to its fragmentation into multiplicity. We may call it the Unmanifested, the … Read the rest

Rachel Carson Quotations

-If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.
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