Quotes to feed your mind and soul

Published: 1 week ago

Patriotism – Sydney J. Harris

“The difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for what it does, and the nationalist is proud of his country no matter what it does; the first attitude creates a feeling of responsibility, but the second a …

Published: 2 months ago

Happiness – Unknown

“Happiness is like a butterfy. The more you chase it, the faster it will flutter away. It’s when you ignore it, and focus on other things, that it will land in your hand on its own.” – Unknown

Published: 2 months ago

Know the truth – Blaise Pascal

‘We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart’ – Blaise Pascal

Published: 3 months ago

Make mistakes of ambition – Niccolò Machiavelli

“All courses of action are risky, so prudence is not in avoiding danger (it’s impossible), but calculating risk and acting decisively. Make mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength to do bold things, not the strength to suffer.” – Niccolò …

Published: 3 months ago

Deserved – Alain De Botton

“We should stop thinking we don’t deserve success: the universe does not distribute its gifts and its horrors with divinely accurate knowledge of the good and bad within each of us. Most of what we win is not quite deserved – and most of …

Published: 3 months ago

The big questions – George Saunders

“Do those things that incline you toward the big questions, and avoid the things that would reduce you and make you trivial.” – George Saunders

Published: 3 months ago

Irritates – Carl Jung

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – Carl Jung

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Noise proves nothing – Mark Twain

“Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she has laid an asteroid.” – Mark Twain

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Inspiration – Chuck Close

“Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest of us just show up and get to work.” – Chuck Close

Published: 3 months ago

Worn around the edges – Kim ‏@selfmyths

“I like them worn around the edges, those whose hearts have outgrown their bodies.” – Kim ‏@selfmyths