Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure.– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via alfsaga)
Nothing, Everything, Anything, Something: If you have nothing, then you have...– Jarod Kintz (via kingsrow)
“O, Alas! Alas! Fortunate Child of Buddha Nature, Do not be oppressed by the forces of ignorance and delusion! But rise up now with resolve and courage! Entranced by ignorance, from beginningless time until now, You have had [more than] enough time to sleep. So do not slumber any longer, but strive after virtue with body, speech and mind! Are you oblivious to the sufferings of birth,...
I and I will see you through
I guess I have a phobia having to do with needles. Apparently I got it from my dad. The other day I had a syncopal episode (fainted) for the first time ever. It was a terrifying experience. My friend is in EMT training and he was talking about how they have to practice sticking each other with needles and how they mess up and bust the vein, and as he was describing this in detail I got really...
There are some things about myself that I can’t explain to anyone. There are...– Haruki Murakami, A Slow Boat To China (via alfsaga)
Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. —― William Jennings Bryan
Being nice is not the same as being good. Doing the easiest thing is almost never the same as doing the right thing.