All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.
George Harrison (via panatmansam)
If you understand, things are just as they are. If you do not understand, things are just as they are.
Zen Proverb (via stardust-seedling)
Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children.
Unknown (potentially Native American)
An outside enemy exists only if there is anger inside.
Buddha (via thecalminside)
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all; in which case, you fail by default.
… do not be concerned with the fruit of your action — just give attention to the action itself. The fruit will come of its own accord.
Eckhart Tolle (via thepowerofashe)
An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you.
Goi Nasu (via intensional)
Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
Dion Boucicault (via psych-quotes)
Acting like you don’t care is not letting it go.
Penelope Douglas, Bully (Fall Away #1)
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Anne Frank, Diary of Anne Frank (via somesmallghosts)