"You are a divine being. You matter, you count. You come from realms of unimaginable power and light, and you will return to those realms."

"You are a divine being. You matter, you count. You come from realms of unimaginable power and light, and you will return to those realms."

Terence McKenna
11

"We have to create culture, don't watch TV, don't read magazines, don't even listen to NPR. Create your own roadshow. The nexus of space and time where you are now is the most immediate sector of your universe, and if you're worrying about Michael Jackson or Bill Clinton or somebody […]"

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"We have to create culture, don't watch TV, don't read magazines, don't even listen to NPR. Create your own roadshow. The nexus of space and time where you are now is the most immediate sector of your universe, and if you're worrying about Michael Jackson or Bill Clinton or somebody else, then you are disempowered, you're giving it all away to icons, icons which are maintained by an electronic media so that you want to dress like X or have lips like Y. This is shit-brained, this kind of thinking. That is all cultural diversion, and what is real is you and your friends and your associations, your highs, your orgasms, your hopes, your plans, your fears. And we are told 'no', we're unimportant, we're peripheral. 'Get a degree, get a job, get a this, get a that.' And then you're a player, you don't want to even play in that game. You want to reclaim your mind and get it out of the hands of the cultural engineers who want to turn you into a half-baked moron consuming all this trash that's being manufactured out of the bones of a dying world."

Terence McKenna
20

"I talk to God but the sky is empty."

"I talk to God but the sky is empty."

Sylvia Plath
3

"I'd like to see a positive LSD story. Would that be newsworthy? Just once? Hear what it's all about? "Today a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively. There's no such thing […]"

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"I'd like to see a positive LSD story. Would that be newsworthy? Just once? Hear what it's all about? "Today a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively. There's no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we're the imagination of ourselves.
Here's Tom with the weather."

Bill Hicks
48

"Religion is a story that the left brain tells the right brain."

"Religion is a story that the left brain tells the right brain."

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor
11

"Who are we? We are the life force power of the universe."

"Who are we? We are the life force power of the universe."

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor
9

"The unexamined life is not worth living."

"The unexamined life is not worth living."

Socrates
14

"Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines"

"Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines"

Robert H. Schuller
4

"And above all, watch with glittering eyes the world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it."

"And above all, watch with glittering eyes the world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it."

Roald Dahl
12

"Guilt, regret, resentment, sadness & all forms of nonforgiveness are caused by too much past & not enough presence."

"Guilt, regret, resentment, sadness & all forms of nonforgiveness are caused by too much past & not enough presence."

Eckhart Tolle
16

"There is pleasure and there is bliss. Forgo the first to possess the second."

"There is pleasure and there is bliss. Forgo the first to possess the second."

Buddha
4

"Man stands in his own shadow and wonders why it’s dark."

"Man stands in his own shadow and wonders why it’s dark."

Zen saying
12

"Nostalgia is inevitably a yearning for a past that never existed."

"Nostalgia is inevitably a yearning for a past that never existed."

John Green
9

"Nothing ever happens like you imagine it will."

"Nothing ever happens like you imagine it will."

John Green, Paper Towns
11

"We have this weird thing in the world where you don't get insulted for what you do, you get insulted for what you are."

"We have this weird thing in the world where you don't get insulted for what you do, you get insulted for what you are."

John Green
22

"If only we could see the endless stream of consequences that result from our smallest actions. But we can't know better until knowing better is useless."

"If only we could see the endless stream of consequences that result from our smallest actions. But we can't know better until knowing better is useless."

John Green, Looking for Alaska
11

"As much as life can suck, it always beats the alternative."

"As much as life can suck, it always beats the alternative."

John Green, Paper Towns
1

"Isn't it also that on some fundamental level we find it difficult to understand that other people are human beings in the same way that we are? We idealize them as good or dismiss them as animals."

"Isn't it also that on some fundamental level we find it difficult to understand that other people are human beings in the same way that we are? We idealize them as good or dismiss them as animals."

John Green, Paper Towns
16

"We're as likely to hurt the universe as we are to help it, and we're not likely to do either."

"We're as likely to hurt the universe as we are to help it, and we're not likely to do either."

John Green, the Fault In Our Stars
11

"That's who you really like. The people you can think out loud in front of."

"That's who you really like. The people you can think out loud in front of."

John Green, An Abundance of Katherines
13