“Fairy tales say that apples were golden only to refresh the forgotten moment when we found that they were green. They make rivers run with wine only to make us remember, for one wild moment, that they run with water.”
― G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy
You may as well give cherries to a pig as advice to a fool.
People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don’t find myself saying, “Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner.” I don’t try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.”
– Carl R. Rogers
Cada perico a su estaca, cada chango a su mecate
Each parrot to its perch, each monkey on its rope .
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foto of urunga butchery 2013 december
One day Banzan was walking through a market when he overheard a customer ask a butcher for the best piece of meat he had. “Every piece in my shop is the best”, the butcher said. Hearing the butcher’s explanation, Banzan became enlightened.
“According to Vedanta, there are only two symptoms of enlightenment, just two indications that a transformation is taking place within you toward a higher consciousness. The first symptom is that you stop worrying. Things don’t bother you anymore. You become light-hearted and full of joy. The second symptom is that you encounter more and more meaningful coincidences in your life, more and more synchronicities. And this accelerates to the point where you actually experience the miraculous.
(quoted by Carol Lynn Pearson in Consider the Butterfly)”
― Deepak Chopra, Synchrodestiny: Harnessing the Infinite Power of Coincidence to Create Miracles
I’d much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they’re the first to be rescued off sinking ships.
Native American Proverb
My eyes are an ocean in which my dreams
– Anna M. Uhlich
“Adults follow paths. Children explore. Adults are content to walk the same way, hundreds of times, or thousands; perhaps it never occurs to adults to step off the paths, to creep beneath rhododendrons, to find the spaces between fences.”
― Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane
― Thaddeus Golas, The Lazy Man’s Guide to Enlightenment
“who says you’re not star potential who says you’re not presidential who says you cant be in movies listen to me listen to me who says you don’t pass the test who says you can’t be the best who said who said would you tell me who said that. yea! who says”
― Selena Gomez