Posts Tagged: Quoted Individuals

Quotes from John Muir

Quotes from My First Summer in the Sierra

“How rich our inheritance in these blessed mountains. ” – John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra

“Exhilarated with the mountain air, I feel like shouting this morning with excess of wild animal joy.” – John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra, July 9, 1869

“We are now in the mountains and they are in us, kindling enthusiasm. Making every nerve quiver. Filling every pore and cell of us.” – John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra

“Blessed indeed should be every pilgrim in these holy mountains.” – John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra, July 12, 1869

Quotes from Stickeen

“What a psalm the storm was singing.” – John Muir, Stickeen

“There is nothing like work for toning down excessive fear or joy.” – John Muir, Stickeen

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Quotes from Chuck Palahniuk

Quotes from Fight Club:

“A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.” – Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

“The things you used to own, now they own you.” – Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

“This is your life, and it’s ending one minute at a time.” – Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

“Advertising has these people chasing cars and clothes they don’t need. Generations have been working in jobs they hate, just so they can buy what they don’t really need.” – Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

“We are the middle children of history, raised by television to beleive that someday we’ll be millionaires and movie stars and rock stars, but we won’t.” – Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

“No fear. No distractions. The ability to let that which does not matter truly slide.” – Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

“On a large enough time line, the survival rate for everyone will drop to zero.” – Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

“It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.” – Chuck Palahniuk, Diary

For more check out my monthly quote curations or quoted individual pages.

Quotes from Thich Nhat Hanh

Quotes From Peace Is Every Step:

“Breathing in, I calm my body. Breathing out, I smile.” – Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step

“Once there is seeing, there must be acting. Otherwise, what is the use of seeing?” – Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step

“Real strength is not in power, money, or weapons, but in deep, inner peace.” – Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step

“The forests are our lungs outside of our bodies, just as the sun is our hearts outside of our bodies.” – Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step

“We are imprisoned in our small selves, thinking only of the comfortable conditions for this small self, while we destroy our large self.” – Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step

“She had been running for so long after something outside herself that she had never seen herself.” – Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step

“Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy, and serenity. We need only to be awake, alive in the present moment.” – Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step

For more, check out my monthly quote curations or quoted individual pages.