Bobby Fischer, the great chess champion, once said, “Winning in this game is all a matter of understanding how to capitalize on the strengths of each piece and timing their moves just right.
Don’t ever forget you are beautiful, although your life, your past and your present situation may be ugly. You are beautiful.
Learn from the past,
log the lessons from the past, but
leave the past!
There are three qualities that every individual must have to achieve success: a Monk’s patience, a Warrior’s courage, a Child’s imagination.
There’s no such things as sweet as dream
Well maybe if you live on it
But you could live such a sweet life
If you’d just realized how alive your dreams beat
I sat up in the strange bed fearing it had been a dream, afraid I would never see her again. Not because I wanted anything from her, only her presence. The disappearance of the presence of beauty is the most despairing of events on this time-wheel of ours that rolls onward towards death.
Diversion is pernicious to depressives. Our lives are like waking dreams–correction, nightmares–where monsters chase us, never breaking off pursuit in order to rest or to eat or to look for easier prey. Diversion prevents us from confronting those monsters. If we never confront them, we have no hope of ever defeating them. Diversion does NOT work.
Dreams are the greatest imaginative power of mankind.
I could stand alone because I knew I was not alone.
People ask me what my greatest strengths are and I say perspective. The best way to get that is to meet people that are polar opposites; you learn the most from them. There are pieces of you that are inherently yours, but everything else is a collection of the things you’ve seen and the people you’ve met.