Carl Rogers

“The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination.”

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Thich Nhat Hanh

“When you begin to see that your enemy is suffering, that is the beginning of insight.”

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Thich Nhat Hanh

“Our notions about happiness entrap us. We forget that they are just ideas. Our idea of happiness can prevent us from actually being happy. We fail to see the opportunity for joy that is right in front of us when we are caught in a belief that happiness should take a particular form.”

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Thich Nhat Hanh

“Attachment to views is the greatest impediment to the spiritual path.”

Source: The Art of Power

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Daniel Millman

“Where are you? Here. What time is it? Now .Who are you? The Present Moment.”

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Natalie Goldberg

“We should notice that we are already supported at every moment. There is the earth below our feet and there is the air, filling our lungs and emptying them. We should begin from this when we need support.”

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Reuben Lowe

“With mindful awareness, negative self judgements make an excellent reference point for who you are not.”

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Jose Ortega y Gasset

“Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.”

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Marie-Louise von Franz

“Especially in times of collective neurosis, the existence of . . . mature people is of crucial importance.”

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Allan Lokos

“Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different from the way they are.”

Source: Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living

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