Archive for June 2012


June 30, 2012

Care about other people’s approval and you will be their prisoner. –Tao Te Ching, S. Mitchell tr.


June 29, 2012

A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.–George Bernard Shaw


June 28, 2012

The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed.–Lloyd Jones


June 27, 2012

Just remember, we’re all in this alone.–Lily Tomlin


June 26, 2012

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.–W. M. Lewis


June 25, 2012

As long as it (ego) runs your life there are two ways of being unhappy. Not getting what you want is one. Getting what you want is the other.–Eckerd Tolle


June 24, 2012

Spiritual practice opens deep channels of communication within us. It is not at all clear from whence communications on those channels arise. Know that not all such communications will be for good. This is one such.–me.


June 23, 2012

So celebrate what you’ve accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed.–Mia Hamm


June 22, 2012

Maybe it’s all part of a great big ineffable plan. All of it. You, me, him, everything. Some great big test to see if what you’ve built all works properly, eh? You start thinking: it can’t be a great cosmic game of chess, it has to be just very complicated Solitaire. And don’t bother to answer. If we could understand, we wouldn’t be us. Because it’s all — all — “INEFFABLE, said the figure feeding the ducks.–Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett (Good Omens)


June 21, 2012

Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.–Elbert Hubbard