"The hardest part about walking away from someone is the part where you realize that, no matter how slowly you go, they will never run after you."
"If you don’t expect anything, life is one big bonus. But when you expect anything, then you can be let down."
"You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it."
"Our culture made a virtue of living only as extroverts. We discouraged the inner journey, the quest for a center. So we lost our center and have to find it again."
"I’m not used to being loved. I wouldn’t know what to do."
F. Scott Fitzgerald,
”More Than Just A House”
"A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms."
from Zen Shin Talks