"But I’ll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you’ll come to understand that you’re connected with everything."

Alan Watts (via mentalalchemy)

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"We are the universe pretending to be individuals."

— Deepak Chopra  (via elige)

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"Stay open and quiet, that is all. What you seek is so near you that there is no place for a way."

— Nisargadatta Maharaj (via thephilosopherinparadise)

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"What you see with your eyes is not necessarily real."

— Haruki Murakami, After the Quake (via darksilenceinsuburbia)

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"A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms."

Zen Shin Talks (via ohfairies)

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"The more I threw away, the more I found."

— Don DeLillo, White Noise (via likeafieldmouse)


"We believe we’re seeing the world just fine until it’s called to our attention that we’re not."

— David Eagleman, Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain (via likeafieldmouse)


"In our definitions, we grope after the spiritual by describing it as invisible."

— Ralph Waldo Emerson (via likeafieldmouse)


"Maya brought us bestsellers but, more than that, she brought us a reminder that the human need for dignity and recognition is a gift easily given to one another, but frighteningly easy to withhold."

— Lennie Goodings, Maya Angelou’s publisher, remembers a “funny, gracious, kind, demanding, delightful and wise human being”. Read more (via guardian)

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"Two things prevent us from happiness; living in the past and observing others."

— unknown (via m0menti)

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