A wound in the soul, coming from the rending of the spiritual body, strange as it may seem, gradually closes like a physical wound. And once a deep wound heals over and the edges seem to have knit, a wound in the soul, like a physical wound, can be healed only by the force … Continue reading Quote for Today: Leo Tolstoy
People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. --Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Image via StockPhotosForFree.com
As we grow we seem to go further and further away from that child which rests within. But there was no choice and so we wander beyond innocence, beyond the touch of insanity and groom ourselves into the tastes of the society, fit in to their needs and instead of becoming a part of … Continue reading Quote for Today: Chirag Tulsiani
Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. --George Sand (Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin) Image © brando.n with CCLicense
If you do not like a certain behavior in others, look within yourself to find the roots of what discomforts you. --Bryant H. McGill
What interests me is the sense of the darkness that we carry within us, the darkness that's akin to one of the principal subjects of the sublime - terror. --Anish Kapoor Image: Paris, Grand Palais, Monumenta 2011, Anish Kapoor - " Léviathan "
I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound or stab us. If the book we're reading doesn't wake us up with a blow to the head, what are we reading for? So that it will make us happy, as you write? Good Lord, we would be happy precisely if we … Continue reading Quote for Today: Franz Kafka