The ocean of birth and death” is people’s thoughts. Random thoughts come from...– Chen Yingning, commentary on a Taoist text (via cocollage)
Maya Angelou and Common
oceanofmind: Let the ugliness of unkindness in others impel me to make myself beautiful with loving-kindness. May harsh speech from my companions remind me to use sweet words always. If stones from evil minds are cast at me, let me send in return only missiles of goodwill. As a jasmine vine sheds its flowers over the hands delivering ax blows at its roots, so, on all who act inimically toward...
Sunsay and John Forte: WingSong
You know, it is good to hide your brilliance under a bushel, to be anonymous, to...– J. Krishnamurti, by way of whiskey river Certainly, an equally valid perspective on anonymity my friend. (via sharanam)
Sometimes the things you want the most don’t happen and what you least expect...– Jamie Randall (Love & Other Drugs movie)
The best thing to want is nothing.
I searched for God and found only myself. I searched for myself and found only...– Sufi wisdom (via fuckyeahyoga)
The Thing we tell of can never be found by seeking, yet only seekers find it.– Bayazid Bistami Essential Sufism (via fuckyeahyoga)
You have gone to mosque and temple have you ever visited your soul. You are...– Bulle Shah (via pak-socioeconomy)
A routine question will evoke a routine response.
The less you give a fuck, the happier you will be.
My experience is whatever I agree to attend to.– William James The simplest and best way to put it, by one of the original founders of modern psychology. The things we choose to attend to in our minds - whether positive or negative - ultimately become how we create the story of our life. (via psychotherapy)