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Stop measuring days by degree of productivity and start experiencing them by degree of presence.


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The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.

The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.



Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.

Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.



Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be

Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be



No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen.

No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen.



You are the universe experiencing itself.

You are the universe experiencing itself.



We see what we believe rather than what we see.

We see what we believe rather than what we see.



A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with Reality, and lives in a world of illusion.

A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with Reality, and lives in a world of illusion.



Many people never grow up. They stay all their lives with a passionate need for external authority and guidance, pretending not to trust their own judgment.

Many people never grow up. They stay all their lives with a passionate need for external authority and guidance, pretending not to trust their own judgment.



Insecurity is the result of trying to be secure.

Insecurity is the result of trying to be secure.



As muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone, it could be argued that those who sit quietly and do nothing are making one of the best possible contributions to a world in turmoil.

As muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone, it could be argued that those who sit quietly and do nothing are making one of the best possible contributions to a world in turmoil.





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To appreciate present conditions, collate them with those of antiquity.

To appreciate present conditions, collate them with those of antiquity.



If I'm around spiders, my fear isn't so much the spider, but my fear is that I'm somewhere rustic and that spiders are crawling around. I must be in the woods.

If I'm around spiders, my fear isn't so much the spider, but my fear is that I'm somewhere rustic and that spiders are crawling around. I must be in the woods.



A man always looks good in a dark suit.

A man always looks good in a dark suit.



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Chemotherapy is an opponent in itself - simultaneously curing you and hurting you.

Chemotherapy is an opponent in itself - simultaneously curing you and hurting you.



I hate exercising self-control.

I hate exercising self-control.



For the first time, the best may err, art may persuade, and novelty spread out its charms. The first fault is the child of simplicity; but every other the offspring of guilt.

For the first time, the best may err, art may persuade, and novelty spread out its charms. The first fault is the child of simplicity; but every other the offspring of guilt.



I think a lot of what I do musically is about juxtaposition and contrast.

I think a lot of what I do musically is about juxtaposition and contrast.




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