See only that thou work and thou canst not escape the reward.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Few people have any next, they live from hand to mouth without a plan, and are always at the end of their line.
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Silence is the great teacher, and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it. There is no substitute for the creative inspiration, knowledge, and stability that come from knowing how to contact your core of inner silence. The great Sufi poet Rumi wrote, Only let the moving waters calm down, and the sun and moon will be reflected on the surface of your being.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
A physician’s physiology has much the same relation to his power of healing as a cleric’s divinity has to his power of influencing conduct.
Suspicions that the mind, of itself, gathers, are but buzzes; but suspicions that are artificially nourished and put into men’s heads by the tales and whisperings of others, have stings.
The perch swallows the grub-worm, the pickerel swallows the perch, and the fisherman swallows the pickerel; and so all the chinks in the scale of being are filled.
Our thinking and our behaviour are always in anticipation of a response. It is therefore fear-based.
There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination. Living there, you’ll be free if you truly wish to be.