To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest. Mahatma Gandhi (via purplebuddhaproject)

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If you wake up tired, you’ve been chasing dreams. If you go to bed tired, your making your dreams happen. Benny Bellamacina, The King of Rhyme (via observando)
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Introverts, in contrast, may have strong social skills and enjoy parties and business meetings, but after a while wish they were home in their pajamas. They prefer to devote their social energies to close friends, colleagues, and family. They listen more than they talk, think before they speak, and often feel as if they express themselves better in writing than in conversation. They tend to dislike conflict. Many have a horror of small talk, but enjoy deep discussions. Susan Cain (via quotes-shape-us)

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You are your own teacher. Investigate yourself to find the truth - inside, not outside. Knowing yourself is most important. Ajahn Chah (via thecalminside)
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Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood.
Dance when you’re perfectly free. Rumi (via thecalminside)
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Sure as I am breathing, sure as I’m sad

I’ll keep this wisdom in my flesh

I leave here believing more than I had

This love has got no ceiling

Eddie Vedder (via thecalminside)
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Life is like music for its own sake. We are living in an eternal now, and when we listen to music we are not listening to the past, we are not listening to the future, we are listening to an expanded present. Alan Watts (via thecalminside)
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Put your thoughts to sleep, do not let them cast a shadow over the moon of your heart. Let go of thinking. Rumi (via thecalminside)
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The art of living… is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive. Alan Watts (via thecalminside)
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Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about. Rumi (via thecalminside)
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. Alan Watts (via thecalminside)
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