“One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats, and if some of these can be inexpensive and quickly procured so much the better.”
“It was like hiking into a Hemingway story; everything was sepia-toned and bristling with subtext.”
― Leslie What, Crazy Love
“If it be knowledge or wisdom one is seeking, then one had better go direct to the source. And the source is not the scholar or philosopher, not the...
as the flickering
as the fully-awoken
of passing clouds
“If we are always arriving and departing, it is also
true that we are eternally anchored. One's destination
is never a place but rather a new way of...
“When nothing is for sure, we remain alert, perennially on our toes. It is more exciting not to know which bush the rabbit is hiding behind than to...
“I trust if your life is right, the right things will happen at the right time. If the chords are in harmony inside, I think other things will happen...
“You must learn one thing:
the world was made to be free in.
Give up all the other worlds
except the one to which you belong.
Sometimes it takes...
“He was sounding the deeps of his nature, and of the parts of his nature that were deeper than he, going back into the womb of Time.”
― Jack London,...
"Drink deep, drink deep of quietness,
And on the margins of the sea
Remember not thine old distress
Nor all the miseries to be.
Calmer than mists,...
“No one's life should be rooted in fear. We are born for wonder, for joy, for hope, for love, to marvel at the mystery of existence, to be ravished...
“The world is incomprehensibly beautiful — an endless prospect of magic & wonder.” — Ansel Adams
“We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.”
― David Mamet, Boston Marriage
“I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.”
― Edgar Allan Poe
“The world is awash with colours unseen and abuzz with unheard frequencies. Undetected and disregarded. The wise have always known that these...
“We are irrational beings, easy to manipulate if you're willing to do whatever it takes. That's exactly how terrorists convince themselves that...
“Nationalism does nothing but teach you to hate people you never met, and to take pride in accomplishments you had no part in.”
― Doug Stanhope
“I hope you will find the cracks in the world and wedge them wider, so the light of other suns shines through; I hope you will keep the world unruly,...
“The mystical is not how the world is, but that it is."
― Ludwig Wittgenstein
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