Category Archives: Quotes

So be careful!

“In truth, happiness is suffering in disguise but in such a subtle form that you don’t see it. If you cling to happiness, it’s the same as clinging to suffering, but you don’t realize it. When you hold on to happiness, it is impossible to throw away the inherent suffering. They’re inseparable like that. Thus …

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I guess

“I guess by now I should know enough about loss to realize that you never really stop missing someone-– you just learn to live around the huge gaping hole of their absence.” ~Alyson Noel

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Foreign

There is no foreign land; it is the traveler only that is foreign. ~Robert Louis Stevenson

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Ambitions

“Driven by the hunger for fame and originality, we are like these monkeys, thinking that we are so clever in discovering things and convincing our fellow humans to see what we see, think what we think, driven by ambition to be the savior, the clever one, the seer of all. We have all kinds of …

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Tear Down The

“If there’s a concrete wall in front of you, go through it. Go over it. Go around it. But get to the other side of that wall.”  ~Donald Trump (Yes, it’s real:  source)

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Karma Chameleon

“Some people think karma is fate. ‘It must be my karma,’ they sigh, resigning themselves to some calamity. But karma doesn’t have to be bad. It can be good. And we make our own karma. Every thought, feeling, and deed sows a habitual karmic seed in our mind that ripens into a corresponding positive, negative, …

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Not Because

“I want to underscore this point: we find greed difficult to control not because it is natural, but because it has been generated by long, unchecked habituation. This is important to recognize, because even though old habits may be tough to break, all habits can be broken.”  ~17th Karmapa I’ve heard that excuse so many …

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Covers

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In Defiance of All That Is Bad

“Even when we don’t ‘win,’ there is fun and fulfillment that we have been involved, with other good people, in something worthwhile. We need hope. An optimist isn’t necessarily a blithe, slightly sappy whistler in the dark of our time. To be hopeful in bad times is not being foolishly romantic. It is based on …

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Dictatorial Reasoning

“It is no more logical to think ‘I am more important than this person’ than it is to think ‘I’m more important than this insect.’ Such a view has not one single logical reason to support it but is merely dictatorial and egotistical reasoning. An ant’s life may be of little consequence to us, but …

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