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«Generosity is another quality which, like patience, letting go, non-judging, and trust, provides a solid foundation for mindfulness practice. You might experiment with using the cultivation of generosity as a vehicle for deep self-observation and inquiry as well as an exercise in giving. A good place to start is with yourself. See if you can give yourself gifts that may be true blessings, such as self-acceptance, or some time each day with no purpose. Practice feeling deserving enough to accept these gifts without obligation-to simply receive from yourself, and from the universe.»
Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
, each day
, No Place to Go
, self acceptance
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«If you will think about what you ought to do for other people, your character will take care of itself. Character is a by-product, and any man who devotes himself to its cultivation in his own case will become a selfish pig.»
«Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.»
«Any writer, I suppose, feels that the world into which he was born is nothing less than a conspiracy against the cultivation of his talent.»
«Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.»
«If it be the design of Providence to extirpate these savages in order to make room for the cultivation of the earth, it seems not improbable that rum may be the appointed means.»
Author: Benjamin Franklin
«Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.»
«Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half possession.»
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
, Half a Life
, half life
, life force
«Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people»
«As the soil, however rich it may be, cannot be productive without cultivation, so the mind without culture can never produce good fruit.»