Love withers under constraints: its very essence is liberty: it is compatible neither with obedience, jealousy, nor fear: it is there most pure, perfect, and unlimited where its votaries live in confidence, equality and unreserve.
—Percy Bysshe Shelley (English Poet)
The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance – the idea that anything is possible.
—Ray Bradbury (American Novelist)
Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down.
—Natalie Goldberg (American Buddhist Author)
Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.
—Euripides (Ancient Greek Dramatist)
There is not a more pleasing exercise of the mind than gratitude. It is accompanied with such an inward satisfaction that the duty is sufficiently rewarded by the performance.
—Joseph Addison (English Essayist)