Tag Archives: Quotes

No One Should Resort to Anxiety

“As for those calamities that have manifested themselves in entire states and provinces, no one should resort to anxiety. Free of anxiety, one should implement any solution that is available at that time.”  ~Mahabharata (12.330.15), via The Harmonist

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Whatever

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable– if anything is excellent or praiseworthy– think about such things.”  ~Philippians 4:8

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Wake up!

“The very first sign of waking up is the insight that we are not doomed to retrace our steps forever.”  ~Mingyur Rinpoche —•— “Wake up and live!”  ~Bob Marley

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Forgotten

“Not letting our mood affect the way we treat people is a forgotten sunnah.”  ~Nouman Ali Khan

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Choice

“Life imposes things on you that you can’t control, but you still have the choice of how you’re going to live through this.” ~Celine Dion

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A Particular Form of Insight

Excerpted from Variations On A Generation by Gregory Corso, ©1959: –But what do you think about the Beat Generation?– –A certain style, when you look back on it, old photos, Fitzgerald in Paris, 1920, high society, prohibition, jazz; that’s more what characterized a generation than what they believed in. The fundamental facts are always the …

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Lucid Moments

“Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid.” ~Heinrich Heine (1797-1856) I have no idea who Mr. Heine was referring to.  Who immediately came to your mind?

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Everyone Will Understand

“I want to work in revelations, not just spin silly tales for money. I want to fish as deep down as possible into my own subconscious in the belief that once that far down, everyone will understand because they are the same that far down.”  ~Jack Keouac (source)

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Cosmic

“I have mystical visions and cosmic vibrations.”  ~Allen Ginsberg

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So Do I

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Loneliness that Haunts

Excerpted from May This House Be Safe From Tigers, ©1959, by Alexander King: I find it very difficult to make any new friendships, mostly because the people I run into nowadays are full of imbecile ideas which tend to upset me. I’m too old and too busy with my own affairs to spend precious time …

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Beware of Darkness

“Don’t let the darkness from your past block the light of joy in your present. What happened is done. Stop giving time to things which no longer exist, when there is so much joy to be found here and now.”  ~Karen Salmansohn  (I found it HERE, he found it THERE)

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