In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The biggest lesson I’ve learned is to prepare for the long haul, the rise and fall, and let neither define your sense of self.
People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.
One may discover a new side to his most intimate friend when for the first time he hears him speak in public. He will be stranger to him as he is more familiar to the audience. The longest intimacy could not foretell how he would behave then
A verse from the Veda says, ‘What you see, you become.’ In other words, just the experience of perceiving the world makes you what you are. This is a quite literal statement.
There are innumerable questions to which the inquisitive mind can in this state receive no answer: Why do you and I exist? Why was this world created? Since it was to be created, why was it not created sooner?
All those moments are alive in us today. We may not visit them anymore, very often, but we carry them in our DNA, our blood, our bones; informing the breadth and beauty of who we now are; our lesson to be lived.
It happened once that a youth and a maiden beheld each other in a public assembly for the first time
It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.