None of us is getting out of here alive, so please stop treating yourself as an afterthought. Eat the delicious food. Walk in the sunshine. Jump in the ocean. Say the truth that you’re carrying in your heart like hidden treasure. Be silly. Be kind. Be weird. There’s no time for anything else.
There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.
Harry S Truman
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Sometimes letting go is an act of far greater power than defending or holding on.
Civilisation began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.
Being inclusive is having a human connection without placing judgments before it.
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
There are hundreds of paths up the mountain, all leading to the same place, so it doesn’t matter which path you take. The only person wasting time is the one who runs around the mountain, telling everyone that his or her path is wrong.
Until we have met the monsters in ourselves, we keep trying to slay them in the outer world. And we find that we cannot. For all darkness in the world stems from darkness in the heart. And it is there that we must do our work.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.