Pema Chodron

Pema Chodron

Quotes and Inspiration

“If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.”
“To live fully is to be always in no-man's-land, to experience each moment as completely new and fresh.”
“Hope and fear come from feeling that we lack something; they come from a sense of poverty.”
“The most difficult times for many of us are the ones we give ourselves.”
“To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.”
“You are the sky. Everything else – it's just the weather.”
“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.”
“Only to the extent that we expose ourselves over and over to annihilation can that which is indestructible in us be found.”
“Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth.”
“We can spend our whole lives escaping from the monsters of our minds.”
“To live is to be willing to die over and over again.”

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