Quotes I Like
“If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track, which has been there all the while waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living.”
It is through the technology of Yoga that we learn how to contain and liberate our energy and ultimately direct it toward a more positive way of being.
–Donna Farhi, “Bringing Yoga to Life”
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
–Marcus Annaeus Seneca, 4 BC – 65 AD, Roman philosopher and moralist
This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is a miracle.
The caterpillar doesn’t know what a butterfly does. You can only project where you are going by what you know. But future possibility is way beyond what you can project. We don’t know where we are going–the possibilities are unlimited.
–Ganga White, White Lotus Foundation
Self, this is not about changing yourself, not self-improvement. Come to know and then begin to accept…let go.
–Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.
–Robert Louis Stevenson
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.
I’m not a teacher: only a fellow-traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead — ahead of myself as well as you.
–George Bernard Shaw