likethebeer: (Codex Game On)
I scarcely know where to begin, but love is always a safe place.
- Emily Dickinson
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May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.
- Edward Abbey
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Not a bad idea:
I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.
- Maya Angelou
likethebeer: (mesmerized)
You can either practice being right, or you can practice being kind.
- Anne Lamott

Nice quote

Jan. 13th, 2015 08:26 am
likethebeer: (Rueful)
"As life becomes harder and more threatening, it also becomes richer, because the fewer expectations we have, the more the good things of life become unexpected gifts that we accept with gratitude."
~ Etty Hillesum
likethebeer: (Yoga)
Speaking on the Wisdom of Compassion at the Anniversary Event of a Liver Transplant Program
November 30th 2013, New Delhi, India:
I follow the practical advice of the eighth century Indian Buddhist master, Shantideva, who said that when you face trouble, you should think about it. If it can be solved, there’s no need to worry, and if it can’t be solved, worry is of no use.

http://ftp.dalailama.com/news/post/1043-speaking-on-the-wisdom-of-compassion-at-the-anniversary-event-of-a-liver-transplant-program
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I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
- Carl Gustav Jung
likethebeer: (Codex from Avatar)
I don't remember this most times:
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the
potential to turn a life around.
- Leo Buscaglia
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How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because some day in life you will have been all of these.
- George Washington
likethebeer: (Ceci n'est pas une peep)
Everyone is as God has made him, and oftentimes a great deal worse.
http://www.quoteswave.com/text-quotes/433785
likethebeer: (Christmas Codex)
Optimist: someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it's a cha-cha.
- Author Unknown
likethebeer: (Christmas Codex)
Meet this transient world with neither grasping nor fear, trust the unfolding of life, and you will attain true serenity.
- Bhagavad Gita
likethebeer: (Christmas Codex)
"Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom."
- Theodore Isaac Rubin
likethebeer: (Codex Game On)
Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao-Tzu
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That luminous part of you that exists beyond personality, your soul, if you will, is as bright and shining as any that has ever been, bright as Shakespeare’s, bright as Gandhi’s, and bright as Mother Teresa’s. Clear away everything that keeps you separate from this secret luminous place. Believe it exists, come to know it better, nurture it, share its fruits tirelessly.
- George Saunders
likethebeer: (Codex Game On)
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell
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Is it possible to say, “Nothing has to go right today,” and still be happy? As a matter of fact, it is the only way.
- Hugh Prather
Pretty nice.

QOTD

May. 11th, 2013 08:27 am
likethebeer: (Codex Game On)
"Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

QOTD

Apr. 19th, 2013 08:25 am
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"Nobody else can be alive for you."
- e.e cummings

Peace quote

Apr. 9th, 2012 07:01 am
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You cannot do it wrong. You cannot go astray unless a conditioned mind talks you into quitting. And even that is not really a problem. You’ll remember sometime and that will be the perfect time to start again.
- Cheri Huber

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