Monday, 14 March 2016

Monstaville Quotes Extra #1

Do the scary thing first, and get scared later.” - Lemony Snicket (When Did You See Her Last?).

“Though the road’s been rocky it sure feels good to me.” - Bob Marley.

“We must try to live without causing unnecessary harm, not just to fellow humans but to all beings. We must try not to be stingy, or to exploit others. There will be enough pain in the world as it is.” - Gary Snyder, Poet.

"Every day you either see a scar or courage. Where you dwell will define your struggle." - Dodinsky.

“You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop, and what you reinforce.” - Tony Gaskins.

“Nurture life; Walk in love and beauty; Trust the knowledge that comes through the body; Speak the truth about conflict, pain, and suffering; Take only what you need; Think about the consequences of your actions for seven generations; Approach the taking of life with great restraint; Practice great generosity; Repair the web.” - Carol P. Christ.

“All suffering originates from craving, from attachment, from desire.” – Buddha.

“It’s good to leave each day behind, like flowing water, free of sadness. Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are growing.” – Rumi.

Be empty of worrying.
Think of who created thought!
Why do you stay in prison
When the door is so wide open?
-          Rumi.

“Your strength is soft, indirect, delicate, tender, womanly. But it is strength just the same.” - Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin Volume I.

“Hardships often prepare people for an extraordinary destiny.” - C.S. Lewis.

“There is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker, or smarter. Everything is within. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself.” - Miyamoto Musashi.

“However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light.” – Stanley Kubrick.

At first there was blackness,
that turned into blueness.
I suppose I am green now,
the colour of life
and healing bruises.
— poliziotta

“I tend to equate sadness with intelligence.” - Chuck Klosterman (Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story).

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