Soul Food

My collection of quotes that really inspire me to be who I am and to live and work the way I do today:

“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.” – Albert Einstein

“Reason says, “I will beguile him with the tongue;”
Love says, “Be silent. I will beguile him with the soul.” – Rumi

“no matter how
fragile you feel,
the Power
you long for
is breathing
within you
right now
the
pearl
is the
oyster’s
autobiography”- Unknown

“To love what you do and feel that it matters – how could anything be more fun?”- Katherine Graham

“Ring the bells that still can ring,
Forget your perfect offering,
There is a crack in everything;
That’s how the light gets in.”
~ Leonard Cohen

“No rain, no rainbows” – Unknown

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious” – Albert Einstein

“A cloud does not know why it moves in just such a direction and at such a speed. It feels an impulsion…… this is the place to go now. But the sky knows the reasons and the patterns behind all clouds, and you will know too, when you lift yourself high enough to see beyond horizons” ~ Richard Bach

“You wander from room to room
Hunting for the diamond necklace
That is already around your neck!” — Jalal-Uddin Rumi

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people could change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

“When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.” ~ Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

“Who you really are is enough.” – Oriah Mountain Dreamer

“They sentenced me to twenty years of boredom, for trying to change the system from within…” – Leonard Cohen

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T.S. Elliott

“Do not try and bend the spoon, that’s impossible. Instead only try to realise the truth. (What truth?). There is no spoon, (there is no spoon?) then you’ll see that it is not the spoon that bends, it is only yourself” – The Matrix

“This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally,
to take a step without feet” – Rumi

“The reality of the other person lies not in what he reveals to you but in what he cannot reveal to you. Therefore, if you would understand him, listen not to what he says but rather to what he does not say” – Kahlil Gibran

“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows” – Bob Dylan

“There is nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself” – Johann Sebastian Bach

“Some things cannot be spoken of or discovered until we have been stuck, incapacitated, or blown off course for a while. Plain sailing is pleasant, but you are not going to explore many unknown realms that way.” — David Whyte

“Dogs come when they’re called; cats take a message and get back to you later” -Mary Bly

“There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ~ Albert Einstein

“You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star” ~ Nietzche

“Every blade of grass has its Angel that bends over it and whispers … ‘grow, grow’” – The Talmud

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up” ~ Pablo Picasso

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes” ~ Marcel Proust