Quotes on Stillness from 108 Minutes of Restoration

 “There is a presence, a silence, a stillness which is here by itself. There is no doer of it, no creator of this stillness. It is simply here in you, with you. It is the fragrance of your own self. There is nothing to do about this, it is naturally present. This fragrance of peace, this spaciousness, it is the fragrance of your own being.” ~ Mooji

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“In an age of acceleration, nothing can be more exhilarating than going slow. And in an age of distraction, nothing is so luxurious as paying attention. And in an age of constant movement, nothing is so urgent as being still.” ~ Pico Iyer 

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“Learn to observe your emotions without needing to act or distract yourself from them. Within that stillness your truest most vulnerable thoughts will arise and it is these thoughts that will show you where your healing work must begin.” ~ Alaric Hutchinson

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“We all know that the empty space is one of our greatest luxuries. In many a piece of music, it's the pause or the rest that gives the piece its beauty and its shape. I know that I as a writer will often try to include a lot of empty space on the page so that the reader can complete my thoughts and sentences so that her or his imagination has room to breathe.” ~ Pico Iyer

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 “The most powerful forces in the universe are infinite. Love, imagination, intuition, stillness. Then why should we define our soul?” ~ Matthew Donnelly

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 “Riding that ridge between reason and recklessness, stillness and speed, is the first, maybe the most important, thing I learned about motorcycles.” ~ Lily Brooks-Dalton 

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“Being still is, in part, about learning to be comfortable with ambiguity.” ~ Janet Rebhan

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“So loveliness reigned and stillness, and together made the shape of loveliness itself, a form from which life had parted; solitary like a pool at evening, far distant, seen from a train window, vanishing so quickly that the pool, pale in the evening, is scarcely robbed of its solitude, though once seen.” ~ Virginia Woolf

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