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Letter "N" » nourish
«Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots.»
«Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower, and draws all good things toward you. Allow your love to nourish yourself as well as others. Do not strain after the needs of life. It is sufficient to be quietly alert and aware of them. In this way life proceeds more naturally and effortlessly. Life is here to Enjoy!»
Author: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
, All Good Things
, Enjoy Yourself
, on the alert
«As you begin to understand the immense power and love you hold inside, you will find an unending surge of joy, light and love that will nourish and support you all the days of your life.»
«If you want a war, nourish a doctrine. Doctrines are the most frightful tyrants to which men are ever subject, because doctrines get inside a man's reason and betray him against himself. Civilized men have done their fiercest fighting for doctrines.»
«As her sons have seen her: the mother in patriarchy: controlling, erotic, castrating, heart-suffering, guilt-ridden, and guilt-provoking; a marble brow, a huge breast, an avid cave; between her legs snakes, swamp-grass, or teeth; on her lap a helpless infant or a martyred son. She exists for one purpose: to bear and nourish the son.»
Author: Adrienne Rich
, the Son
, The Swamp
«He heweth him down cedars, and taketh the cypress and the oak, which he strengtheneth for himself among the trees of the forest: he planteth an ash, and the rain doth nourish it.»
«Entering the earth I support all beings with My energy; becoming the sap-giving moon I nourish all the plants.»
«If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.»
«A preacher must be both soldier and shepherd. He must nourish, defend, and teach; he must have teeth in his mouth, and be able to bite and fight.»
«Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it.»