Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You can’t get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you are doing. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll be discover will be yourself.
Life is your art. An open, aware heart is your camera. A oneness with your world is your film. Your bright eyes, Your easy smile is your museum.
It’s never too late – never too late to change your life, never too late to be happy.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.
YOUR ILLNESS DOESN’T DEFINE YOU, YOUR STRENGTH AND COURAGE DOES.
We are reminded how short life really is, and how we are just passing through. So all the people you haven’t told you love lately, go and tell them. And live your days like you meant it.
A bird has no reason to pray
It flies and sings all day
It doesn’t need to brood
Just life and a little food!
I think its times are all fun
Rising and setting with the sun
Leisurely floating in the air
Building a nest for a warm pair!
Is it really absurd?
If I may live like a bird
With no jealousy, no hatred
Just love and a piece of bread!
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.
We don’t beat the Grim Reaper by living longer, we beat the Reaper by living well and living fully, for the Reaper will come for all of us. The question is what do we do between the time we are born and the time he shows up. It’s too late to do all the things that you’re gonna kinda get around to.”
Randy Pausch, Carnegie Mellon Commencement Speech, 2008
Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money.
Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.
And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present;
the result being that he does not live in the present or the future;
he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.
The 14th Dalai Lama