• "instructions for living a life: pay attention. be astonished. tell about it." — ‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ mary oliver.
  • "and now here is my secret, a very simple secret: it is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye." — ‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ antoine de saint-exupéry.
  • "drink tea with your friends; pay attention to the tea, and to your friends, and pay attention to your friends paying attention to the tea. therein lies the meaning of life." — ‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ sarah perry.
  • "the dream of my life is to lie down by a slow river and stare at the light in the trees – to learn something by being nothing. a little while but the rich lens of attention.” — ‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ mary oliver.
  • "we don't read and write poetry because it's cute. we read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. and the human race is filled with passion. and medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. but poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.” — ‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ n.h. kleinbaum.
jan 8 2020 ∞
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