“Whatever assumptions you have about yourself, no matter how reasonable they might be, they are still a creation in the present. By believing in them, by thinking and holding to them, you’re continually creating yourself as a personality. Awakeness is not a creation. It’s the immanent act of attention in the present.”—Ajahn Sumedho, The Problem of Personality (via sharanam)
“People disappoint me so much that I am more curious about flowers, and many other things that one can’t see from one’s bedroom.”—Marcel Proust, as quoted in William Carter’s Marcel Proust: A Life, 2000 (via proustitute)
I just like snails a lot I don’t know why people hate them so much and I can’t stand it when people pour salt on them for fun or step on them it’s just sad come on they’re snails they’re harmless and it’s not like they can chase you down and eat you or anything they just slide around and rub you with their feelers they’re nice animals and there is a special place in hell for people who hurt them
they’re also precious like all living things are. leave it up to me to say some “hippie” bullshit like that.
“Many people dedicate their lives to actualizing a concept of what they should be like, rather than actualizing themselves. This difference between self-actualization and self-image actualization is very important. Most people live only for their image.”—Bruce Lee (via lucifelle)