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A man or woman with outward courage dares to die.
A man or woman with inward courage dares to live. Lao Tzu
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud
Was more painful
Than the risk it took to blossom.
The only true success is to be able to live your life in your own way.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Why must we answer the call to awaken? Why must we follow the questions of our soul? Because it is through habitual, non-inquisitive living that we lose our sense of wonder . . . Only seldom does the haze lift, as we glimpse for a moment the amazing plenitude of being here in the heart of the greatest story ever told—our own lives . . . Once you start to awaken, however, nothing or no one can ever claim you again, pull you back into old patterns. Once you start to awaken, you know how precious your time here—on earth, in this body—is. You are no longer willing to squander your essence on undertakings that do not nourish your true self . . . now you are impatient for growth, willing to put yourself in the way of change . . . You begin to trust the music of your own soul; you have inherited treasure that no one will ever be able to take from you . . .
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God, thou who seal thyself in the clouds, or behind the shoemaker's house
disclose my soul,
that doleful soul of a stammering kid, show me my path,
I don't want to be like the others;
I want to see a new world.