Zen Wisdom

Have the fearless attitude of a hero and the loving heart of a child.
— Paul Reps in Zen Flesh, Zen Bones

Movie Lines

There's never nothing going on. Take out the trash, Dan. The trash is anything that is keeping you from the only thing that matters . . . this moment . . . here . . . now. And when you truly are in the here and now you'll be truly amazed at what you can do and how well you can do it.
— Socrates' advice to Dan in Peaceful Warrior

Psychological Wisdom

You have 20/20 spiritual wisdom when a weed looks as magnificent to you as a beautiful flower.
— Diane V. Circincione and Gerald G. Jampolsky in Simple Thoughts That Can Change Your Life

Catholic Wisdom

To know exactly where you are headed may be the best way to go astray. Not all those who loiter are lost.
— Anthony De Mello in The Heart of Enlightenment

Literary Wisdom

War will stop when we no longer praise it, or give it any attention at all. Peace will come wherever it is sincerely invited.
— Alice Walker, African-American novelist, poet, and social activist


Let us bless the flow of life
that receives us, sustains us
and brings us to this time.
— Marcia Falk in The Book of Blessings


If you wrote a book about this period of time, what would it be about?

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