“We are not enslaved by our lives, we are free. Being free, in this case, means simply that we have a body and a mind, and we can uplift ourselves in order to work with reality in a dignified and humorous way. If we begin to perk up, we will find that the whole universe–including the seasons, the snowfall, the ice, and the mud–is also powerfully working with us.”
– Chogyam Trungpa
“Happiness doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.”
The amazing John Lennon, what else can I say? This is one of my all time favorite quotes and had been my desktop background for a very long time. He understood at five years old what life is about. Who else can you say that about?