Gloria Steinem Quotations

-Hierarchies ration self-esteem and create obedience to external authority by weakening belief in our own natural and internal wisdom.

-The status quo protects itself by punishing all challengers.

-Perhaps the worst thing about suffering is that it finally hardens the … Read the rest

James Carroll Quotations

-We spend most of our time and energy in a kind of horizontal thinking. We move along the surface of things [but] there are times when we stop. We sit still. We lose ourselves in a pile of leaves or … Read the rest

Paul Dirac

-In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it’s the exact opposite.
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Milan Kundera Quotations

-The serial number of a human specimen is the face, that accidental and unrepeatable combination of features. It reflects neither character nor soul, nor what we call the self. The face is only the serial number of a specimen.
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Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle.
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Deepak Chopra

-This is the nature of genius, to be able to grasp the knowable even when no one else recognizes that it is present.

-The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers.

-When you live your … Read the rest

Joe Darion

To dream … the impossible dream …
To fight … the unbeatable foe …
To bear … with unbearable sorrow …
To run … where the brave dare not go …
To right … the unrightable wrong …
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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

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

Real Live Preacher Quotations

-Your world is made of your memories, and your memories are given to you by your world. The whispering voice of happenstance is always in our ears. ‘This is the world. This is the way things are. Look. Pay attention. … Read the rest

Matthias

Sometimes it seems like God is difficult to find and impossibly far away. We get so caught up in our small daily duties and irritations that they become the only things that we can focus on. What we forget is … Read the rest

Joseph Epstein Quotations

-The acquisition of one sort of ability often makes that of another unlikely, if not impossible … To take the gifts one does have, to concentrate one’s strength upon their development, to disallow distractions – none of these is an … Read the rest

John Belushi Quotations

-In your 20s, you feel like you’re indestructible, that nothing can kill you and you laugh at death. You go on and stay up for days and do as many things as you can and then, in your 30s, you … Read the rest

Dave Meurer

A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.
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