A genuine odyssey is not about piling up experiences. It is a deeply felt, risky, unpredictable tour of the soul.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
Realist Expects About
You know, Ham," Breeze noted. "The only funny thing about your jokes is how often they lack any humor whatsoever.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
If you're reading this...
Congratulations, you're alive.
If that's not something to smile about,
then I don't know what is.
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Is standing by the window muttering about blood something he does all the time?" asked Simon.
"No," Jace said. "Sometimes he sits on the couch and does it.
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
and rightdoing there is a field.
I'll meet you there.
When the soul lies down in that grass
the world is too full to talk about.
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If a book about failures doesn't sell, is it a success?
When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book.
Eight I Thing
It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?
I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
I wrote the story myself. It's about a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it.