"The river that flows in you also flows in me."
— Kabir (via sacredfemininegypsyheart)
(Source: lazyyogi, via goddesswithinyou)
"Until there is peace between religions, there can be no peace in the world."
— Thích Nhất Hạnh (via purplebuddhaproject)
"Rushing into action, you fail. Trying to grasp things, you lose them. Forcing a project to completion, you ruin what was almost ripe."
— Lao Tzu (via thecalminside)
"No passion is stronger in the breast of man than the desire to make others believe as he believes. Nothing so cuts at the root of his happiness and fills him with rage as the sense that another rates low what he prizes high."
— Virginia Woolf, Orlando (via talesofpassingtime)
"Americanism has a way of reading the Bible (with America sometimes playing a prominent role in the biblical story as the “new Israel”), an eschatology (America is the “new order of the ages” and the “last best hope of mankind”), a doctrine of political salvation (everyone becomes like us, and all will be well), and, since the civil war, a view of sacrifice (American soldiers give their lives, and take the lives of enemies, to make the world peaceful and free)."
— Peter Leithart (via azspot)
"Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle of
softness overcoming hardness."
— Lao Tzu (via purplebuddhaproject)