Put your thoughts to sleep, do not let them cast a shadow over the moon of your heart. Let go of thinking.

~Rumi
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The secret to happiness is low expectations.

~Barry Schwartz
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If we load too many expectations on ourselves to live extraordinary lives, such as waiting for some undying passion to come our way, we stagger under the burden of our dreams.

~Sally Brampton
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Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.

~Winnie the Pooh
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What is man without the beasts? For if all the beast were gone, man would die of a great loneliness of the spirit.

~Chief Seattle
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The world is not to be put in order. The world is order. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order.

~Henry Miller
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One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision.

~Bertrand Russell
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