Feb 16, 2018
You’re floating in empty space in a universe that goes on forever. If you have to be here, at least be happy and enjoy the experience.
— Michael Singer
Feb 13, 2018
Why does everything have to mean anything? Most things are just nonsense. Let them be what they are, and be wary of the power you give them.
Feb 9, 2018
We hear and apprehend only what we already half know.
— Henry David Thoreau
Feb 6, 2018
The art of living is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past and the known on the other. It consists in being completely sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive.
— Alan Watts
Feb 2, 2018
When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
— Max Planck
Jan 24, 2018
The greatest obstacle to having a meaningful life is the sense one has too much life left.
— Alain de Botton
Nothing any good isn’t hard.
— (via F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Secret to Great Writing: Letters of Advice to a Friend’s Teenage Daughter and to His Own – Brain Pickings)
I think we are well advised to keep on nodding terms with the people we used to be, whether we find them attractive company or not. Otherwise they turn up unannounced and surprise us, come hammering on the mind’s door at 4 a.m. of a bad night and demand to know who deserted them, who betrayed them, who is going to make amends.
As a man is, so he sees.
— Walt Whitman
Jan 19, 2018
Maul halten und Hirn einschalten.
— Christoph Waltz (via Der Schauspieler Christoph Waltz im Interview über Größenwahn und Demut - Kino/Film/Theater)