“My happiness goes in direct proportion to my acceptance [of matters], and in inverse proportion to my expectations.” – Michael J. Fox, AARP Magazine, April-May 2017
“Never miss a good chance to shut up.” – Will Rogers
“Complaints increase conditions.” – Emma Curtis Hopkins, Scientific Christian Mental Practice
“Unexpected things happen now and then; mostly now.” – Luis Sierra, ADK Yoga, Plattsburgh, NY, from a teacher of his.
“If the past and the future exist, where are they?” – St. Augustine
“We can’t stop the waves, but we can learn to surf.” – Attributed to Jon Kabat-Zinn.
And this our life,
Exempt from public haunt,
Finds tongues in trees,
Books in the running brooks,
Sermons in stones,
And good in everything.
– William Shakespeare, As You Like It
– A motto/mantra of TheBalsamean