"if you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
if you want to be happy, practice compassion."

dalai lama

"stop thinking, and end your problems."

Lao Tzu

"time is a created thing. to say ‘i don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘i don’t want to."

Lao Tzu

"life is a series of natural & spontaneous changes. do not resist them - that only creates sorrow. let reality be reality. let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like."

lao tzu

"there is no shelter in you anywhere."

edna st vincent millay

"I’d say in some ways he’s the most mature person I’ve ever met, and in other ways he has not yet been born."


"and shall it be said that my eve was in truth my dawn?"

khalil gibran

"Goliath is not what he seems to be."

Malcolm Gladwell

"truly to enjoy bodily warmth, some small part of you must be cold, for there is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast. Nothing exists in itself."

herman melville

"three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."


"if you want to be loved, be lovable."


"you can only love so much without trust."

a smart one

"express yourself completely.

then keep quiet.”

 … then keep quiet … then keep quiet … then keep quiet … 

"you learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving."

Anatole France 

(Source: onlinecounsellingcollege, via paris2london)

"If things start happening, don’t worry, don’t stew, just go right along and you’ll start happening too."

― Dr. Seuss