Archive for June 2013


June 30, 2013

When we are happy we are afraid that it won’t last, and we are right. Fear poisons our happiness. When we are unhappy we are afraid that sadness will linger, and we are right. Fear keeps us unhappy.–me


June 29, 2013

We love ourselves exactly and precisely as we love others.–Beekhout


June 28, 2013

I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like to be taught.–Winston Churchill


June 27, 2013

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.–Albert Einstein


June 26, 2013

Solitude is a silent storm that breaks down all our dead branches; yet it sends our roots deeper into the heart of the living earth.–Kahlil Gibran


June 25, 2013

Sometimes people start feeling bad and then think up reasons why. Sometimes things happen and you end up feeling bad. Sometimes it’s a bit of both. This is part of the deal, part of being human. The trick is to figure out the leverage point, where should you apply your effort, the feelings or the reasons.–me


June 24, 2013

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure–N. Mandella


June 23, 2013

Aside from a few relics of Victorian rationalism who find a curious comfort in Darwinism, most of us now accept that reason can’t give meaning or purpose to life. If we’re not content with the process of living itself, we need myths and myths very often contain contradictions.–John Gray


June 22, 2013

Men willingly believe what they wish.–Gaius Julius Caesar


June 21, 2013

If you ever need a helping hand, you’ll find one at the end of your arm.–Yiddish proverb