— Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"
Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
— Mark Twain
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
— Sigmund Freud
Just as the highest and the lowest notes are equally inaudible, so perhaps, is the greatest sense and the greatest nonsense equally unintelligible.
- Allan Watts
Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience. It isn't more complicated that that. It is opening to or recieving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it.
- Sylvia Boorstein
Do not speak - unless it improves on silence. (I could use that advice)
Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes, it obstructs your vision.
Allright, enough of that.