"We can travel a long way and do many different things, but our deepest happiness is not born from accumulating new experiences. It is born from letting go of what is unnecessary, and knowing ourselves to be always at home."
~Sharon Salzberg

"Peace is when time doesn't matter when it passes by. "
 ~Maria Schell

"The self does not move. The world moves in it".   ~Ramana Maharshi

"Spring comes with its flowers, autumn with the moon, summer with breezes, winter with snow; when useless things don't stick in the mind, that is your best season."  ~Wu-men Huai-kai Mumon Ekai

"A Journey is a person in itself; no two are alike, and all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us."  ~John Steinbeck

"I pledge allegiance to the Earth, and to the flora, fauna, and human life that it supports, one planet, indivisible, with safe air, water and soil, economic justice, equal rights and peace for all."
~Women's Environment & Development Organization of the Women's Foreign Policy Council

"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."    ~Henry David Thoreau

"The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself."  ~Mark Twain

"The noise of the wilderness is varied; it has no monotony; it is the music of the earth of which man is an integral part whether he knows it or not."      ~William O. Douglas

"If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things."  ~Henry Miller

"Accept the seasons of your heart, even as you have always accepted the seasons that pass over your fields. And you would watch with serenity through the winters of your grief."
~Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

"Somehow in the process of trying to deny that things are always changing, we lose our sense of the sacredness of life. We tend to forget that we are part of the natural scheme of things."
  ~Pema Chödrön

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