Category Archives: simplicity

If you wait until you can do everything for everybody, instead of something for somebody, you’ll end up not doing anything for anybody. ~Malcolm Bane

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Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Turn the old; return to them. Things do not change; we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.~Henry … Continue reading

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You can do anything, but not everything. ~David Allen

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Modern life is so thin and shallow and fake. I look forward to when developers go bankrupt, Japan gets poorer and wild grasses take over.~Hayao Miyazaki

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Yes, the world may aspire to vacuousness, lost souls mourn beauty, insignificance surrounds us. Then let us drink a cup of tea. Silence descends, one hears the wind outside, the autumn leaves rustle and take flight, the cat sleeps in … Continue reading

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This is what I want from now on: a slower pace, a more centered existence, and the feelings of perfect happiness to be found in the moments I come home to myself. ~Linda Weltner

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Unexpected intrusions of beauty. That is what life is. ~Saul Bellow

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