Today I felt like putting together a quote collection again. This time, it is a book that I have quoted here and there before - "The Power Of Now" by Eckart Tolle. I haven't yet read the whole book, which is why I will only share my favourite quotes from the first half of the … Continue reading My favourite quotes from “The Power Of Now”
Category: Quote analyses
We know so much and yet so little
This week, I wanted to share this quote by Shakespeare: The fool doth think he is wise but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. William Shakespeare The quote is from Shakespeares famous play "As You Like It", which I aspire to see in a theater someday. The meaning is pretty self-explanatory, yet … Continue reading We know so much and yet so little
This week I wanted to build on the last blog entry which was all about climate change. Today it's a bit shorter one, but not in any way less important. This song by Black Veil Brides embraces the topic of politics in a specific way: We, won't let them turn awayWe'll show them what they … Continue reading Waking Up
Do you turn a blind eye towards the earth?
With our earth being at the receiving end of the natural consequences of climate change and many ecosystems being at the point of no return, I want to share another quote by my favourite artist Ryan O'Neal, which is called "Earth", and write about climate change today: But I put it out of my mind … Continue reading Do you turn a blind eye towards the earth?
Childhood abuse and social anxiety – “The Problem With Forever”
Last week I shared my favourite quotes from "The Problem With Forever". So today I want to take a closer look at one of the quotes at the very end as well as look at the impact childhood abuse can have on one's mental health, in this case, social anxiety.Let's first take a look at … Continue reading Childhood abuse and social anxiety – “The Problem With Forever”
Leaning into fear
Today's quote ties in nicely with Murakamis quote from this Wednesday: My favourite singer Ryan O'Neal from Sleeping At Last also has a song about the fear of being hurt, called "Pluto". I woke up from the same dream / Falling backwards, falling backwards /Till it turned me inside out / Now I live a … Continue reading Leaning into fear
The storm is you
Today I wanted to take a closer look at the famous quote by Haruki Murakami from his novel "Kafka on the shore". This quote can teach us a lot about how the things we go through actually happen for us, not against us, and how we can use fate as an anchor to go through … Continue reading The storm is you
Nostalgia can help us taste life twice
Last week I wrote about looking back in anger and how we can transform this by acknowledging difficult times in life into something that shaped us. Today I want to change sides and look at the more positive side of looking at the past. In my opinion, this quote captures perfectly the phenomenon of nostalgia: … Continue reading Nostalgia can help us taste life twice
Self-acceptance can heal you
Video games can play a significant role in how humans develope their understanding of other people. However, I don't mean games like "Mario Kart" or "Animal Crossing" which one plays for fun. What I mean are meaningful story-based adventure games with interactive storytelling and believable, authentic characters where you can make your own choices. In … Continue reading Self-acceptance can heal you
Who are we really?
Ever since I started collecting quotes, I have this thing for the ones that "aren't easy", which means they are phrased in a way that you really have to dig deep to see what it all means. This quote by the sociologist Charles Cooley is one of them: I am not who I think I … Continue reading Who are we really?
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