The gap between the committed and the indifferent is a Sahara whose faint trails, followed by the mind’s eye only, fade out in sand.
—Nadine Gordimer (1923–2014) South African Novelist, Short-Story Writer
By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.
—Laozi (fl.6th Century BCE) Chinese Philosopher, Sage
Attachment to spiritual things is.. just as much an attachment as inordinate love of anything else.
—Thomas Merton (1915–68) American Trappist Monk