"No matter where you are on your journey, that’s exactly where you need to be. The next road is always ahead."
"Good or bad mentors will stretch you in ways that are uncomfortable, but you will be surprised and grateful by the results."
"We write to taste life twice, in the moment, and in retrospection"
"The baby looks at things all day without winking; that is because his eyes are not focused on any particular object. He goes without knowing where he is going, and stops without knowing what he is doing. He merges himself within the surroundings and moves along with it. These are the principles of mental hygiene."
"We need to understand how the quality of our present actions determines the quality of our future experiences"
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso ~ Joyful Path of Good Fortune (via self-assassin
"Silence can be your best friend and your worst enemy. It is how you use your silence that determines which side you’re on."
"Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large — I contain multitudes."
"The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet."
"The only way to make sense out of a change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance."
"What’s on the other side of change? Relief, freedom, authenticity, true love, nourishing relationships (with yourself and others), fresh starts and smarter beginnings. Follow your true north. The coordinates on your internal compass read like this: Honor your uniqueness, listen to your heart, appreciate your rhythm, know and be loyal to yourself. When we follow those directions, it’s easy to understand if it’s time to take a turn in a new direction."