He died that day because his body had served its purpose. His soul had done what it came to do, learned what it came to learn, and then was free to leave.
Instead of heading for a big mental breakdown, I decided to have a small breakdown every Tuesday evening.
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
Death twitches my ear;'Live,' he says... 'I'm coming.
Always forgive, but never forget, else you will be a prisoner of your own hatred, and doomed to repeat your mistakes forever.
The words ‘I Love You’ kill, and resurrect millions, in less than a second.
Each star is a mirror reflecting the truth inside you.
Au milieu de l'hiver, j'ai découvert en moi un invincible été.
The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
Philosophy cannot be taught; it is the application of the sciences to truth.
Learning does not make one learned: there are those who have knowledge and those who have understanding. The first requires memory and the second philosophy.
A bird is safe in its nest - but that is not what its wings are made for.
Time is what keeps things from happening all at once.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
No single event can awaken within us a stranger whose existence we had never suspected. To live is to be slowly born.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
All men by nature desire knowledge.
I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them.
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Dalai Lama XIV
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so.
The journey is what brings us happiness not the destination.
I don’t know what’s worse: to not know what you are and be happy, or to become what you’ve always wanted to be, and feel alone.
Everything takes time. Bees have to move very fast to stay still.
David Foster Wallace
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
Do not go gentle into that good night,Old age should burn and rave at close of day;Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
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