— John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America (via observando)
"What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness."
"Whoever cares to learn will always find a teacher."
— German proverb. (via quotedojo)
"The roots of all living things are tied together. Deep in the ground of being, they tangle and embrace. If we look deeply, we find that we do not have a separate self-identity, a self that does not include sun and wind, earth and water, creatures and plants, and one another."
— Joan Halifax (via natural-magics)
"We tend to think about relationships as static, as if we could just get into them, assume a position inside them and then continue to hold it, essentially without changing forever, world without end. But in fact, our relationships are fluid, vivid, mercurial, and constantly changing."
— Daphne Rose Kingma’ (via solobeelee)
"The planet does not need more successful people. The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of all kinds"
— Dalai Lama (via wild-moon-child)
"Face your life, its pain, its pleasure, leave no path untaken."
— Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book (via observando)