Happy the heart that keeps its twilight hour, And, in the depths of heavenly peace reclined, Loves to commune with thoughts of tender power,-- A shining Jacob's-ladder of the mind!
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
There is nothing better for the spirit or the body than a love affair. It elevates the thoughts and flattens the stomachs.
Parent of golden dreams, Romance! Auspicious queen of childish joys, Who lead'st along, in airy dance, Thy votive train of girls and boys.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to new understanding with the passing whisper of their wisdom.
Some people make the sky more beautiful to gaze upon.
They stay in our lives for awhile, leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never ever the same.
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass... It's about learning to dance in the rain.
Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained
Heavy thoughts bring on physical maladies; when the soul is oppressed so is the body
Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind.
If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained
Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear.
The dance floor of life is filled with joy for everyone except for those who forget that it is better to dance by yourself than to dance with a partner who always criticizes your step.
Thoughts come clearly while one walks.
Zen is mind-less activity, that is, Mind-ful activity, and it may often be advisable to emphasize the mind, and say, Take care of the thoughts and the actions will take care of themselves.
In matters of conscience first thoughts are best; in matters of prudence last thoughts are best.
Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.
One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.
Words without thoughts never to heaven go.
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts
Words are but pictures of our thoughts.
Words are the dress of thoughts; which should no more be presented in rags, tatters, and dirt than your person should
All of your scholarship, all your study of Shakespeare and Wordsworth would be vain if at the same time you did not build your character and attain mastery over your thoughts and your actions
The more we are filled with thoughts of lust the less we find true romantic love.
When no new thoughts fill the mind-when no horizons beckon-when life is in the past, not in the future--you are on your way to uselessness
Water, like religion and ideology, has the power to move millions of people. Since the very birth of human civilization, people have moved to settle close to it. People move when there is too little of it. People move when there is too much of it. People journey down it. People write, sing and dance about it. People fight over it. And all people, everywhere and every day, need it