“In the silence of the ticking of the clock’s minute hand, I found you. In the echoes of the reverberations of time, I found you. In the tender silence of the long summer night, I found you. In the fragrance of the rose petals, I found you. In the orange of the sunset, I found you. In the blue of the morning sky, I found you. In the echoes of the mountains, I found you. In the green of the valleys, I found you. In the chaos of this world, I found you. In the turbulence of the oceans, I found you. In the shrill cries of the grasshopper at night, I found you. In the gossamer sublimity of the silken cobweb, I found you.” ― Avijeet Das
“Do you give the horse his strength or clothe his neck with a flowing mane? Do you make him leap like a locust, striking terror with his proud snorting? He paws fiercely, rejoicing in his strength, and charges into the fray. He laughs at fear, afraid of nothing; he does not shy away from the sword. The quiver rattles against his side, along with the flashing spear and lance. In frenzied excitement he eats up the ground; he cannot stand still when the trumpet sounds.” ― Anonymous
“But even when the moon looks like it's waning...it's actually never changing shape. Don't ever forget that.” ― Ai Yazawa
“Bad architecture is in the end as much a failure of psychology as of design. It is an example expressed through materials of the same tendencies which in other domains will lead us to marry the wrong people, choose inappropriate jobs and book unsuccessful holidays: the tendency not to understand who we are and what will satisfy us.” ― Alain de Botton
“Before the fruits of prosperity can come, the storms of life need to first bring the required rains of testing, which mixes with the seeds of wisdom to produce a mature harvest.” ― Lincoln Patz
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
“To begin cooking duck at one in the morning is one of the finest acts of madness that can be undertaken by a human being who is not mad.” ― Manuel Vázquez Montalbán
“Channelling is your higher self streaming through in a version your limited mind can accept. There is no such thing as a separate entity, only the perception of it. You are all of it!” ― Erin Fall Haskell
“Maybe your country is only a place you make up in your own mind. Something you dream about and sing about. Maybe it's not a place on the map at all, but just a story full of people you meet and places you visit, full of books and films you've been to. I'm not afraid of being homesick and having no language to live in. I don't have to be like anyone else. I'm walking on the wall and nobody can stop me.” ― Hugo Hamilton
"You’ve always had the power my dear, you just had to learn it for yourself." – Glinda the Good Witch
“[Kids] don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.” ― Jim Henson
"Face to the sea, I hear the wind calling me to truth Close your eyes and dream beneath the warmth of skies of blue Longing to rest my weary bones So long the path, O be still my soul"
My mind presented me with several options then asked me to choose one so I visualized myself standing in a dark cave poised to exit but with those options standing […]