Aboriginal proverb: "We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing trough. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love … and then we return home."
J. Saris: "Kijk niet alleen naar de kleine/individuele gevolgen, van grote veranderingen in de wereld om je heen.Leer ook te kijken naar de grote gevolgen in de wereld om je heen, van kleine/individuele veranderingen!"
Rumi: "Life is a balance of holding on and letting go."
"If what you see by the eye doesn’t please you, then close your eyes and see from the heart."
Jezie of Stars: "Whenever you feel sad, just remember that there are billions of cells in your body and all they care about is you!!!"
"Accept what you can’t change and change what you can’t accept."
Rumi: "Not the ones speaking the same language, but the ones sharing the same feeling understand each other."
Jiddu Krishnamurti: "All ideologies are idiotic, wether religous or political, for it is conceptual thinking, the conceptual word, wich has so unfortunately divided man."
"If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change you will get results."
Helen Keller: "The best and most beautiful cannot be seen or even touched. They most be felt with the heart!"
Walter Bagehot: "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do."
Rumi: "Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation!"
"Be who you are and say what you feel. Because those who matter don't mind and those who mind don’t matter."
"Het is niet voor niets dat beleid en debiel uit dezelfde letters bestaan."
Khalil Gibran: "I have learned silence from the talative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."
Rumi: "Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation."
Lao Tzu "Life an death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides."
"Your life is a result of the choices you make! If you don’t like your life it’s time to make better choices!"
Lao Tzu: "Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightment."
Kurk Koffka: "Because the heart can see more beauty and love then the eyes can ever wonder!
Shams Tabrizi: "Most of conflicts and tensions are due to language. Don’t pay so much attention to the words. In love’s country, language doesn’t have its place. Love is mute."
Rumi: "You have within you more love than you could ever understand."
"There will always be a reason why you meet people, either you need them to change your life or you’re the one that will change theirs!"
Margret Mead: "Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else!"
Albert Einstein: "Everybody is a genius! But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole live believing it is stupid."
Pablo Picasso: "Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working!"
Jiddu Krishnamurti: "There is no end to education. It’s not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning."
J. Saris: "You find your way to perfection, by seeing and acknowledging your imperfections and finding them perfect!"
JP Roelofs: "Over oude paden baan ik nieuwe wegen, maar loop steeds weer tegen de lamp! Zo raak ik verdomme toch nooit verlicht."
Rumi: "The soul has been given its own ears, to hear things the mind does not understand."
Jiddu Krishnamurti: "If we can realy understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem."
"Don’t believe everything you think!"
Rumi: "I belong to no religion. My religion is Love. Every heart is My temple."
Confusius: "Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated."
Japanse professor/hoogleraar: "Tot de meest opvallende karaktertrekken van Zen behoren deze; spiritualiteit, een directe manier van uitdrukken, het voorbijgaan aan vorm of conventie, en vaak een bijna lichtzinnig genoegen in onfatsoenlijkheid."
Eckhart Tolle: "When you no longer believe everything you think, you become aware and realize that the thinker is not who you are."
Rumi: "When the world pushes you to your knees, you are in the perfect position to pray."
Buddha: "Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die."
Albert Einstein: "Creativity is intelligence having fun!"
"Je zorgen maken is de verkeerde kant op fantaseren!"
Rumi: "Don't you know yet? It’s your light that lights the world."
J. Saris: "Er is ooit door een paar mensen afgesproken, 1 + 1 = 2! Ik en ook jij was er zeer waarschijnlijk niet bij toen dat werd afgesproken, dus doe niet mee aan die onzin! Leven, natuur, aarde, universum doet 1 + 1 = 0 of 1 of 2 of 3 of 4 of 5 of 6 of 7 of 8 of 9 of 10 of 11 of enz. enz. Daar ben ik en ook jij continu bij, dus geniet van alle mogelijkheden die dat bied!"
Khalil Gibran: "I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your churc. For you and I are sons and sisters of one religion, and it is the spirit."
"Everyone says love hurts, but that’s not true. Loneliness hurts. Rejection hurts. Losing someone hurts. Envy hurts. Everyone gets these things confused wtih love. But in reality love is the only thing in the world that heals all pain and makes someone feel wonderfull again."
"One day someone is going to hug you so tight that all of your broken pieces will stick back together."
Jiddu Krishnamurti: "It’s no measure of health to be well ajusted to a profoundly sick society."
"An arrow can only be shot by pulling backwards. When life is pulling you back with difficulties, just imagine it’s going to launch you into something great."
Rumi: "Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it."
J. Saris: "Als geboren worden overlijden betekent, dan betekent overlijden toch weer geboren worden? Waar ben ik dan bang voor! "
Albert Einstein: "Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will get you anywhere."
Rumi: "Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself."
"The person who doesn’t make mistakes is unlikely to make anything"
Alfred Brendel: "The word LISTEN contains the same letters as the word SILENT!"