This caught my eye on the shelf at a book store. Seems interesting.
"In a true you-and-I relationship, we are present mindfully, nonintrusively, the way we are present with things in nature.We do not tell a birch tree it should be more like an elm. We face it with no agenda."
— David Richo, When the Past Is Present: Healing the Emotional Wounds that Sabotage our Relationships
"The role and responsibility of a government differs from that of a private corporation, in that it [a government] exercises restraint in the usage of its powers."
Note:For those who may not know, here is an explanation of square brackets in quotes.
"Happiness can exist only in acceptance."
Opening quote: Episode 1.04 of Wilfred T.V. series (U.S. version)
"Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t)."
"If someone comes along and shoots an arrow into your heart, it’s fruitless to stand there and yell at the person. It would be much better to turn your attention to the fact that there’s an arrow in your heart…"