1. 10

    Meditation is not a selfish thing. Even though you're diving in and experiencing the Self, you're not closing yourself off from the world. You're strengthening yourself, so that you can be more effective when you go back into the world.

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  2. 9

    New mysteries. New day. Fresh doughnuts.

    42
  3. 8

    Absurdity is what I like most in life.

    59
  4. 7

    It's so freeing, it's beautiful in a way, to have a great failure, there's nowhere to go but up.

    59
  5. 6

    We think we understand the rules when we become adults but what we really experience is a narrowing of the imagination.

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  6. 5

    Ideas are like fish. If you want to catch little fish, you can stay in the shallow water. But if you want to catch the big fish, you’ve got to go deeper. Down deep, the fish are more powerful and more pure.They’re huge and abstract. And they’re very beautiful.

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  7. 4

    You need contrast and conflict in order to tell a story. Stories need to have dark and light, turmoil, all those things. But that does not mean the filmmaker has to suffer in order to show the suffering. Stories should have the suffering, not the people.

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  8. 3

    I started Transcendental Meditation in 1973 and have not missed a single meditation ever since. Twice a day, every day. It has given me effortless access to unlimited reserves of energy, creativity and happiness deep within.

    73
  9. 2

    This whole world is wild at heart and weird on top.

    90
  10. 1

    I like cappuccino, actually. But even a bad cup of coffee is better than no coffee at all.

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  11. Last Update: 25 October 2021

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