Books and school are great for learning but there is no substitute for life and living to provide a real education.
We may not control a situation, but we can control our responses and actions.
Am I an illusion?
Life is calmness with squabbling,
accumulating traditions and self-consciousness.
elaborate meals, medicine, law,
pretty pictures unspoiled,
rocking the cradle and holding the hammer,
impressive skies of gray and blue,
believing in what we can’t settle,
the mystery of iniquity,
the absolutely sincere predictions of fools,
lighter moods like these.
Be bold. Be not fearful. Take actions. Action is real. Results requires interpretation and depends on perception.
No one is too old to begin again.
Integrity is a virtue which defines the depth of life.
Negative actions cannot create a positive life.
Could you imagine a windstorm without the rustling of the leaves? You are made of the same stuff as the leaves-and the wind. You are meant to be rustled and sung.
The odds are stacked against you until you realize: You make the odds.