• J.R.R. Tolkien, “The Fellowship of the Ring”

    “I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” J.R.R. Tolkien, “The Fellowship […]

  • Whatever you believe, believe it with your whole heart. If it comes from a place of peace, love, and caring for others, then you can never be wrong; it is your own personal truth.

  • My darling girl, when are you going to realize that being normal is not necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage. Aunt Francis, “Practical Magic”

  • In here, Mr. Garibaldi, you cannot hide from yourself. Everything out there has only one purpose: to distract us from ourselves, from what is truly important. But there are no distractions in here. You can learn much from silence. G’kar (from his prison cell), “Babylon 5”

  • Q: How are we supposed to treat others? “There are no others.” Ramana Maharshi

  • You know, I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought, wouldn’t it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the […]