I have never turned back in my life ; I shall not do so today.

Emile Rey

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In a Wonderland they lie, Dreaming as the days go by, Dreaming as the summers die:
Ever drifting down the stream- Lingering in the golden gleam- Life, what is it but a dream?”
― Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass

Seek on high bare trails. Sky-reflecting violets. Mountain-top jewels”

― Matsuo Bashō, Japanese Haiku

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You cannot stay on the summit forever; you have to come down again. So why bother in the first place? Just this: What is above knows what is below, but what is below does not know what is above. One climbs, one sees. One descends, one sees no longer, but one has seen. There is an art of conducting oneself in the lower regions by the memory of what one saw higher up. When one can no longer see, one can at least still know.

Rene Daumal

All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.”

― Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

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Over time, as we become comfortable with God, we will talk with Him as with a trusted friend. He will be the Person with whom we can conduct our daily inventories of grief and confession issues. And we will begin to sense His answers to our prayers.

– Serenity, A Companion for Twelve Step Recovery, p. 72, 73

It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.”

― William Ralph Inge

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“The wolf lives right here. In this village”. He looked at the villages. “Among you. It is one of you.”

― Sarah Blakley-Cartwright, Red Riding Hood

Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you’re wrong.

-T-Shirt” ― Darynda Jones, Third Grave Dead Ahead

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No one can persuade another to change. Each of us guards a gate of change that can only be opened from the inside. We cannot open the gate of another, either by argument or emotional appeal.

Marilyn Ferguson

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“A life that is burdened with expectations is a heavy life. Its fruit is sorrow and disappointment.”

― Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

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Why not go out on a limb?
Isn’t that where the fruit is?
– Mark Twain