"Mindfulness has never met a cognition it didn’t like."
"Remember yourself as a little girl; she is counting on you to protect her."
"We often feel that we lack something, and seem to see that very quality in someone else, promptly attributing all our own qualities to him too, and a kind of ideal contentment as well. And so the happy mortal is a model of complete perfection—which we have ourselves created."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, The Sorrows of Young Werther
"There are essentially only two drugs that Western civilization tolerates: Caffeine from Monday to Friday to energize you enough to make you a productive member of society, and alcohol from Friday to Monday to keep you too stupid to figure out the prison that you are living in."