"If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can enexpectedly become great and unmeasurable."
– Rainer Maria Rilke
"If you're really listening, if you're awake to the poignant beauty of the world, your heart breaks regularly. In fact, your heart is made to break; it's purpose is to bust open again and again so that it can hold evermore wonders."
– Andrew Harvey
"We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down."
– Kurt Vonnegut
"If you want to identify me, ask me not where I live, or what I like to eat, or how I comb my hair, but ask me what I am living for, in detail, ask me what I think is keeping me from living fully for the thing I want to live for."
– Thomas Merton
"One man practicing kindness in the wilderness is worth all the temples this world pulls."
– Jack Kerouac