Sometimes suffering is just suffering. It doesn’t make you stronger. It doesn’t build character. It only hurts.
— Kate Jacobs, Comfort Food (via cleamour)
Take long walks in stormy weather or through deep snows in the fields and woods, if you would keep your spirits up. Deal with brute nature. Be cold and hungry and weary.
— Henry David Thoreau (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)
You are so used to the support of concepts that when your concepts leave you, although it is your true state, you get frightened and try to cling to them again.
— Nisargadatta Maharaj (via uni-tea)
What we find in a soulmate is not something wild to tame but something wild to run with.
— Robert Brault (via natashakills)
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
— Alan Watts (via samsaranmusing)