Monday, January 23, 2012

Quotes for Living Life Connected and Inspired

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there." Rumi


“Being myself includes taking risks with myself, taking risks on new behavior, trying new ways of 'being myself,' so that I can see who it is I want to be.” Hugh Prather


“The most significant gifts are the ones most easily overlooked. Small, everyday blessings: woods, health, music, laughter, memories, books, family, friends, second chances, warm fireplaces, and all the footprints scattered throughout our days.” Sue Monk Kidd

"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not." Ralph Waldo Emerson


"The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope.” Barbara Kingsolver


"Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death." Anais Nin


"The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun." Jon Krakauer

"I will not take "but" for an answer." Langston Hughes



“There are ways in, journeys to the center of life, through time; through air, matter, dream and thought. The ways are not always mapped or charted, but sometimes being lost, if there is such a thing, is the sweetest place to be. And always, in this search, a person might find that she is already there, at the center of the world. It may be a broken world, but it is glorious nonetheless.” Linda Hogan

"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." Buddha



“There is a road, no simple highway, between the dawn and the dark of night, and if you go, no one may follow, that path is for your steps alone." Jerry Garcia


"In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful." Alice Walker

"Be true to your work, your word, and your friend." Henry David Thoreau

“If you can't change your fate, change your attitude.” Amy Tan


“Finding beauty in a broken world is creating beauty in the world we find.” Terry Tempest Williams


"If I could tell the world just one thing it would be we're all okay, and not to worry cause worry is wasteful and useless in times like these. I won't be made useless, wont be idle with despair, I will gather myself around my faith, lights the darkness most fear.” Jewel Kilcher

"You wander from room to room hunting for the diamond necklace that is already around your neck!" Rumi