Slowing Down...Wise Words To Ponder On


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Slowing Down...Wise Words To Ponder On

  1. 1. Slowing Down... Wise Words To Ponder On
  2. 2. Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live. ~Margaret Fuller
  3. 3. Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop. ~Ovid
  4. 4. For fast-acting relief, try slowing down - Lily Tomlin
  5. 5. The mark of a successful man is one that has spent an entire day on the bank of a river without feeling guilty about it. ~Author Unknown
  6. 6. One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. ~Bertrand Russell
  7. 7. Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering. ~Pooh's Little Instruction Book, inspired by A.A. Milne
  8. 8. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring - it was peace. ~Milan Kundera
  9. 9. There is more to life than increasing its speed. ~Mohandas K. Gandhi
  10. 10. A poor life this, if full of care, we have no time to stand and stare. ~William Henry Davies
  11. 11. Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you. ~ John De Paola
  12. 12. Don't let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries. ~Astrid Alauda
  13. 13. Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are. ~Chinese Proverb
  14. 14. Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. ~J. Lubbock
  15. 15. Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” ~ Socrates
  16. 16. "Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why." Eddie Cantor
  17. 17. "Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.” - William Shakespeare
  18. 18. “ It is important from time to time to slow down, to go away by yourself, and simply be.” Eileen Caddy
  19. 19. "The art of resting the mind and the power of dismissing from it all care and worry is probably one of the secrets of energy in our great men." Captain J. A. Hadfield
  20. 20. “ The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.” Sydney J. Harris
  21. 21. “ Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” William S. Burroughs
  22. 22. The End Insight arises in the Stillness and Silence of the Mind. With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin