[T]he human individual lives usually within his limits; he possesses powers of various sorts which he habitually fails to use. He energises below his maximum, and he behaves below his optimum.* William James
You are strong, self-sufficient, you make time for reading, thinking, quiet contemplation, meditation, or prayer. This need not cost a penny.** Tom Hodgkinson
When someone combines generosity, insight and bravery to provide something before know that’s what we need, we are particularly grateful.* Seth Godin
What could be better than humour and compassion and the savour of life? What could be better than that man’s work should become the world’s freedom, and man’s enjoyment the world’s perfecting.** M. C. Richards
The unknown is not simply out there, outside us. The unknown dwells in the recesses of the human heart and becomes especially explicit in our flaws; consequently the true language of the self is hesitant, shadowed and poetic..* John O’Donohue
It’s a thing that worries me sometimes whenever you talk about creativity, because it can have this kind of feel that it’s just nice, you know, or it’s warm or it’s something pleasant. It’s not. It’s vital. It’s the way we heal each other.* Ethan Hawke
The world needs your pictures.
*Quoted in Sam Radford‘s blog: The way we heal each other.