Quotes for the week

flowFrugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying.  The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things. — Elise Boulding

John Muir once declared that he was better off than the magnate E.H. Harriman.  “I have all the money I want.”  Muir explained, “and he hasn’t”.
— Clifton Hadiman

“The little things?  The little moments?  They aren’t little” — Jon Kabat-Zinn

In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s few.
Shunryu Suzuki

People sometimes fall into the habit of believing they’re qualified to distinguish a “good” meditation from a “bad” meditation. Not a helpful habit. Every meditation is a good meditation.
– Cheri Huber

When written in Chinese the word crisis is composed to two characters. One represents danger, and the other represents opportunity.

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