Preaching Astrology, Giving Light and Spreading Love
Postable Quotable || Priestess Lessons
“I am not who you think I am; I am not who I think I am; I am who I think you think I am ”
Failure sometimes enlarges the spirit. You have to fall back upon humanity and God.
The human mind is indeed a cave swarming with strange forms of life, most of them unconscious and unilluminated. Unless we can understand something as to how the motives that issue from this obscurity are generated, we can hardly hope to foresee or control them.
The thing that moves us to pride or shame is not the mere mechanical reflection of ourselves but the imagined effect of this reflection upon another's mind.
Anticipatory plagiarism occurs when someone steals your original idea and publishes it a hundred years before you were born.
-Robert K. Merton
“We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.”
- Herman Melville
“Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul; whenever I find myself involuntarily pausing before coffin warehouses, and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet; and especially whenever my hypos get such an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people's hats off - then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can.”
- Herman Melville
Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world.
Never let yourself be saddened by a separation.
Resentment and complaint are appropriate neither for oneself nor others.