He was pointing at the moon, but I was looking at his hand.
— Richard Siken, Anyway
Sometimes you can’t explain what you see in a person. It’s just the way they take you to a place where no one else can.
— Unknown (via s-stevens)
Learn to look without imagination, to listen without distortion: that is all. Stop attributing names and shapes to the essentially nameless and formless, realise that every mode of perception is subjective, that what is seen or heard, touched or smelt, felt or thought, expected or imagined, is in the mind and not in reality, and you will experience peace and freedom from fear.
— Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj (via lazyyogi)
Did you know that the average American spends six months of his or her life waiting for red lights to turn green?”
“Six months wasted, waiting for permission to move on,” he said.
“Think of all the other stuff you could do with that time.
— Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty (via lostinthesounds)