"Lessons in life will happen in cycles until you learn how to evolve past them. Learn from mistakes, do not repeat them."
— Awakened Vibrations (via awakenedvibrations)
"The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion."
— Thomas Paine (via quotedojo)
"Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it. If change is of the essence of existence one would have thought it only sensible to make it the premise of our philosophy."
— W. Somerset Maugham, The Razor’s Edge (via drug-fairy)
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"If you want to be sad, no one in the world can make you happy. But if you make up your mind to be happy, no one and nothing on earth can take that happiness from you."
— Paramahansa Yogananda (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
"Do not allow yourself to suppress your thoughts. Instead, let the thoughts come before you and become a sort of observer. Start observing your own mind. Do not try to escape; do not be afraid of your thinking."
— Śrī Swāmī Rāma (via universeobserver)
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"Awareness is our true self; it’s what we are. So we don’t have to try to develop awareness; we simply need to notice how we block awareness with our thoughts, our fantasies, our opinions, and our judgments. We’re either in awareness, which is our natural state, or we’re doing something else."
— Joko Beck (via mysticmementos)
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"If it’s meant for you, you won’t have to beg for it. You will never have to sacrifice your dignity for your destiny."
— Chelsis Porter (via thatkindofwoman)
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"Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. Give everyone a smile. Spend so much time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticize others. Be too big for worry and too noble for anger."
— Norman Vincent Peale (via cherpeace)
(Source: simply-quotes, via myrealityofdragonflies)
"People are difficult to govern when they have too much knowledge."
"To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong."
— Joseph Chilton Pearce (via onmyadventure)
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"That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way."
— Doris Lessing
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"The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves."
— Alan Watts
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