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From my true self

I wanted only to live in accord with the promptings which came from my true self.

Hermann Hesse


By all means

If you hear a voice within you saying, 'You are not a painter,' then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.

Vincent Van Gogh


When the teacher disappears

When the student is ready the teacher will appear. When the student is truly ready ... the teacher will disappear.

Tao Te Ching


First become ashes

You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes?

Friedrich Nietzsche


Be kind to your heart

Awake, my dear. Be kind to your sleeping heart. Take it out into the vast fields of light, and let it breath. 




If you don't become the ocean, you'll be seasick every day.

Leonard Cohen


Your own wings

No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

William Blake


My infinite being

Inch by inch I conquered the inner terrain I was born with. Bit by bit I reclaimed the swamp in which I'd languished. I gave birth to my infinite being, but I had to wrench myself out of me with forceps.

Fernando Pessoa


Death will tremble

We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.

Charles Bukowski


Almost feelings

Sometimes you are going to miss a person who was an almost to you.

And feel sad because there is no name for that feeling.

You just feel it in a way that makes you tired to your very bones.

Nikita Gill


There is no cure

You're on Earth. There's no cure for that.

Samuel Beckett


Forget yourself

Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself. 

Mary Oliver


Lightly, child, lightly

It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them.

Aldous Huxley


Dare to be powerful

When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.

Audre Lorde


How to remain true

Dare to change. All true things must change, and only that which changes remains true.

 Friedrich Nietzsche


The excitement of possibilites

Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities.
Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.

Gloria Steinem


Stay sane

Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.

 Chriss Jami


Who understands silence?

He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.

Elbert Hubbard


How far will you go? 

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one will go.

T. S. Eliot


So many of us

It actually doesn’t take much to be considered a difficult woman. That’s why there are so many of us. 

 Jane Goodall