Quotes by Pema Chodron

It's also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that's sitting right here right now... with its aches and it pleasures... is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive.

Pema Chodron

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You know, my Friends, with what a brave CarouseI made a Second Marriage in my house; Divorced old barren Reason from my Bed,And took the Daughter of the Vine to Spouse.For "Is" and "Is-not" though with Rule and LineAnd "Up-and-down" by Logic I define, Of all that one should care to fathom, IWas never deep in anything but - Wine.

from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Translation by Edward Fitzgerald

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.

J. M. Power

There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.

Diane Ackerman

The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else.

Arnold Bennett

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.

William Ashley

People who like quotations love meaningless generalizations.

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The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.

Frank Lloyd Wright »

Life is just a quick succession of busy nothings.

Jane Austen, Mansfield Park »