"The cure for anything is salt water...sweat, tears, or the sea."
- Isak Dineson (pen name of Karen Blixen) author (1885-1962.)
"Still, I felt encased in some invisible substance that stood between me and the world. It was as if my eyes were not quite seeing what they saw. As if my feet touching the pavement stayed up in the air with every step. I did not believe my hands could actually grasp an object and feel its substance. To others I probably looked normal, but I knew the world and I had ceased to be contiguous."
- Magda Denes from Castles Burning: A Child's Life in War
"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes."
"If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility."
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are."
"Life's a voyage that's homeward bound."
"The soul knows its way home."
-attributed to Carl Jung
"The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are."
"As we let our own light shine, we unconsciouly give other people permission to do the same."