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Day quotes

BRIGHTNESS

He was so bright that even his silences were smart.

Álex

Help from the elder

Seriously, how lucky we are to count on grandmothers. Without them this country is sinking. I insist: no kidding.

Álex

Liberation

Fine observation and reflection about previous experience, feelings, learnings and mistakes both enriches and releases us. Wisdom can be cultivated.

Álex

Friendship

Some people uncontainably tend to ask and ask but they never even say thank you. And then they regret not having friends.

Álex

Tranquillity

I claim for yawning as an exercise of freedom for the boring that do not realise they are so, but they are, very much.

Álex

Simplicity

Well understood simplicity is the art of synthesis and of pedagogy that makes the complex obvious. To educate implies its knowledge.

Álex

Essence

The apparently trivial is usually radically essential.

Álex

Independence

Everything depends. Or almost.

Álex

Power

Power tires up... people.

Álex

Expectations

The "What if..." have quite a potential.

Álex

Sky

Do the clouds allow themselves to be in the clouds? Does the moon allow herself to be over the moon?

Álex

Discretion

Tell me who you meet and I'll tell you how you gossip about your life and privacy to the first person you come across.

Álex

Demagogy

They used half truths to say big lies.

Álex

Self-learning

Judging others is easy but provides little or no knowledge. Judging ourselves is difficult but we can take great lessons out from it.

Álex

Perspective

Only the ones who live in the clouds see the world with perspective.

Álex

Prosperity

Moral misery brings on economic misery. There is no humanity without empathy. Prosperity cannot be produced without compassion.

Álex

Free

Lucid people are free and not authoritarian at all. The authoritarian are neither free nor lucid.

Álex

Nature

The sound of the sea breaking on the beach ceaselessly is the lullaby of grownups.

Álex

Wish

What we wish is too much compared to what we really need.

Álex

Solidarity

To govern should be to serve. And they don't serve. They get served

Álex

Admiration

Sincere admiration expands consciousness and opens up our hearts.

Álex

Past, present, future

Does the one who does nothing to change this present and build a better future have the right to judge the past?

Álex

Reason

The one who insists on being right has too many reasons that show he is not.

Álex

People

Some characters need no introduction; they are totally unnecessary.

Álex

Hug

Every jinxed is claiming for a hug.

Álex

Consequences

There are no punishments, there are consequences.

Álex

Politics

He was a great politician and it was clear he was a descendant of the apes. However, it was hard to find whether he was his father's or mother's child.

Álex

To win and to lose

How much they lose, the ones who only know how to make money!

Álex

Sowing and building

One has to sow to build oneself. One has to be gardener and seed at the same time.

Álex

The whispering of waves

What does the eternal whispering of waves want to tell us?

Álex

Sincerity

She was quite sincere; she didn't use any masks to conceal her being.

Álex

Senses

I hear the light.

Álex

Truth

We have reached that point where truth feels like a lie and where lies are killing the truth.

Álex

Kindness and delicacy

Great mistake is made by those who misunderstand kindness and delicacy with weakness and need.

Álex

Beauty

Beauty awakens us.

Álex

Friends and enemies

In prosperity our friends know us. In adversity we know who our friends are.

Álex

Movement

Stopping helps us seeing the movement and inertias around us clearer.

Álex

Intelligence

Some people stand out for their intelligent silences.

Álex

Conclusion

We usually come to the conclusion when we stop thinking.

Álex

Kindness and nobility

If you say: "we have to claim for kindness and nobility" they look at your as if you were crazy.

Álex

Honesty

Honesty is hard to get: there is hardly any left.

Álex

Responsibility

Before acquiring a great power or responsibility, we have to acquire the wisdom to be able to manage it.Otherwise, it happens what is not supposed to happen.

Álex

Self-esteem

If we are treated like stupids is because we let them do it.

Álex

Understanding

Understanding doesn't mean doing. Saying the word 'water' won't get you wet.

Álex

MONEY

If the only thing that brings us together is earning money, we’ll end up on a diet of Prozac.

Álex

SELFISH?

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.

Óscar Wilde

LET YOURSELF GO

What if you say no when you don’t want it; when it hurts, leave it; when you need to ask for it, ask for it; when you want to give it away, give it away; and when you want to cry or scream, let it out? What if you open up when you want to communicate? And laugh when you’re happy! What if you stay here and now, the only reality, where there is so much that doesn’t need the past or the future? What if you give in to your essence and let yourself really Be?

Dr. Claudio Casas in “The Painter’s Palette”.