Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.
Franz Kafka (via pfelps)
Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.
Hermann Hesse (via pfelps)
Kurt Vonnegut, Cat’s Cradle (via pfelps)
If you obsess over whether you are making the right decision, you are basically assuming that the universe will reward you for one thing and punish you for another.
The universe has no fixed agenda. Once you make any decision, it works around that decision. There is no right or wrong, only a series of possibilities that shift with each thought, feeling, and action that you experience.
If this sounds too mystical, refer again to the body. Every significant vital sign—body temperature, heart rate, oxygen consumption, hormone level, brain activity, and so on—alters the moment you decide to do anything… decisions are signals telling your body, mind, and environment to move in a certain direction.
Deepak Chopra, The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life (via pfelps)
Vincent van Gogh (via pfelps)
The heart is extremely fertile soil. Whatever is planted there, good or bad, will take root and grow.
Abdul Nasir Jangda (via pfelps)
People, I have discovered, are layers and layers of secrets. You believe you know them, that you understand them, but their motives are alwys hidden from you, buried in their own hearts. You will never know them - but you decide to trust them.
Veronica Roth (via pfelps)
Hafiz (via pfelps)
A phrase that was carved on the walls of a concentration camp cell during WWII by a Jewish prisoner. (via pfelps)
Buddhist Bootcamp (via pfelps)
You’re not perfect, sport, and let me save you the suspense: this girl you’ve met, she’s not perfect either. But the question is whether or not you’re perfect for each other.
Goodwill Huntington (via pfelps)