“Conventional knowledge is death to our souls.
We must become ignorant of what we’ve been taught,
And be instead bewildered…
Run from what’s profitable and comfortable.
If you drink those liqueurs, you’ll spill the springwater of your real life.
Live where you fear to live…”
~ RUMI, Feeling the Shoulder of the Lion
“If we do not change direction, we are likely to end up exactly where we are headed.” ~Chinese proverb
“Be bold. If you are going to make an error, make a doozy. Don’t be afraid to hit the ball.” ~Billie Jean King
“If we miss the bliss, there is no compensation that is adequate.” ~Laurence Boldt (Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance)
“We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.” ~Max DePree
“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. When actions come from somewhere else, the feeling disappears.” ~ RUMI (13th c Sufi poet)