“People often say that ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder,’ and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.” – Salma Hayek
“Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.” – Albert Camus
When you are exhausted by interruptions, try to remember that their very frequency may indicate how valuable your life is.
Only the people who are full of help and strength are burdened by other people’s needs.
The interruptions which we so often complain about demonstrate how important we truly are.
The greatest condemnation that anybody could incur – and it is a danger to guard against – is to be so independent, so unhelpful, that nobody ever interrupts us and we are left comfortably alone.
“Cracked pots allow the treasure to shine forth.” – Jim Watkins
“When asked to describe significant regrets in their lives, more than eight out of ten people focused on actions they did not take rather than actions they did. In other words, they focused on things they failed to do, rather than things they failed at doing.” – Ricaurte
“The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.” – Jamie Buckingham
“Our experience should be a guidepost and not a hitching post.”
“God is a refiner, not an arsonist.” – Neva Coyle
“Sometimes I go about pitying myself, and all the time I am being carried on great winds across the sky.” – Chippewa, translated by Robert Bly
“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” – Helen Keller