"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend."
- Martin Luther King Jr.
“Pain is not wrong. Reacting to pain as wrong initiates the trance of unworthiness. The moment we believe something is wrong, our world shrinks and we lose ourselves in the effort to combat the pain.” ― Tara Brach, Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha
"We wouldn’t ask why a rose that grew from the concrete for having damaged petals. In turn, we would all celebrate its tenacity; we would all love its will to reach the sun. Well, we are the roses, this is the concrete and these are my damaged petals. Dont ask me why, Thank god, and ask me how." - Tupac
"Whenever there's any opening, bodhichitta will always appear, like those weeds and flowers that pop out of the sidewalk as soon as there's a crack"