Wednesday, October 31, 2018

October Words of Wisdom

If you are not thinking for yourself, someone else is thinking for you. Choose for yourself and become free from society's undertow. --Michael Bernard Beckwith

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. That is true freedom.
--Coco Chanel

To reach a port we must sail sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor. --Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

I just wanna lie down, watch the sunset, listen to the waves, and forget about everything. --Unknown

Don't confuse comfort with happiness. --Dean Karnazes

She dreams of the ocean late at night and longs for the wild salt air. --Unknown

Rise. Don't get angry, or enraged, or insulted. Rise above the bullshit. Flick your light back on, and shine it brighter than ever. And fall so deeply in love with your own life that anyone who tried to wrong you becomes a laughable, ridiculous, distant memory. --Unknown

The sea always filled her with longing, though for what she was never sure.
--Cornelia Funke

Smell the sea and feel the sky, let your soul and spirits fly. --Van Morrison

She took a deep breath and let go of the would've, should've, could've that had been weighing her down. She smiled at how light she felt without them.

When we focus on gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in. --Kristin Armstrong

Food is not just fuel. Food is about family, food is about community, food is about identity. And we nourish all those things when we do it well. --Michael Pollan

When we learn to accept difficult circumstances, the real problem disappears. --Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. --Robin Williams

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination. --Tommy Lasorda

To all the girls who no longer believe in fairy tales or happy endings: You are the writer of this story. Chin up and straighten your crown, you're the queen of this kingdom and only you know how to rule it. --B. Devine

Negativity is the enemy of creativity. --David Lynch

There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature. --Rachel Carson

Nothing will work unless you do. --Maya Angelou

To escape and sit quietly on the beach - that's my idea of paradise. --Emilia Wickstead

As I unclutter my life, I free myself to answer the callings of my soul. --Wayne Dyer

An attack upon our ability to tell stories is not just censorship - it is a crime upon our nature as human beings. --Salman Rushdie

The future depends on what you do today. --Gandhi

Once can choose to go back towards safety or forward towards growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
--Abraham Maslow

If you want to write, if you want to create, you must be the most sublime fool that God ever turned out and sent rambling. --Ray Bradbury

When you're in a dark place, you sometimes tend to think you've been buried. Perhaps you've been planted. Bloom. --Christine Caine

Never regret being a good person, to the wrong people. Your behavior says everything about you, and their behavior says enough about them. --Unknown

If the words you spoke appeared on your skin, would you still be beautiful? --Unknown

Sometimes surrender means giving up trying to understand and becoming comfortable with not knowing. --Eckhart Tolle

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