QOTD June 24 2017

June 24th, 2017 on 19:18

Rodney Yee: “As we look deeply within, we understand our perfect balance. There is no fear of the cycle of birth, life and death. For when you stand in the present moment, you are timeless.”

 

QOTD June 23 2017

June 23rd, 2017 on 17:07

James Gordon: “It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.”

 

QOTD June 22 2017

June 22nd, 2017 on 22:43

Carl Jung: “The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.”

 

QOTD June 21 2017

June 21st, 2017 on 23:14

Eddie Cantor: “Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going too fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.”

 

QOTD June 20 2017

June 20th, 2017 on 17:40

Hugh Macleod: “Part of understanding the creative urge is understanding that it’s primal. Wanting to change the world is not a noble calling, it’s a primal calling.”

 

QOTD June 19 2017

June 19th, 2017 on 15:34

Sharon Salzberg: “Each decision we make, each action we take, is born out of an intention.”

 

QOTD June 18 2017

June 18th, 2017 on 13:20

Mary Howitt: “For visions come not to polluted eyes.”

 

QOTD June 17 2017

June 17th, 2017 on 12:44

Lisa Williams: “The only way to last a really long time is to build something useful enough that people will want to keep it going after you die, and to cultivate a sense of ownership in other people. In short: make good shit and give it away as fast as you can.”

 

QOTD June 16 2017

June 16th, 2017 on 23:23

Agnes Repplier: “We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.”

 

Parkfeest 2017

June 16th, 2017 on 19:52

Despite some earlier (one-day) dance festivals earlier this year, only one qualifies as the traditional opening of the summer festival season: the Parkfeest in Oosterhout! 🙂

The first night is, as usual, ‘coverband night’ with: Joe Cocker Tribute, Deep White, Bruno Mars Tribute, Pearl Jamming and Tribute 2 Bob Marley. The stage tomorrow is filled with: Nielson, The Common Linnets, Kraantje Pappie, Jett Rebel, Kovacs, Van Dik Hout and Txarango (Barcelona based, Latin-American rhythms with reggae, pop and dub).

Sunday is family day and Misha is gonna be part of it; first time to go festivalling with my big little angel woohooo!! 🙂

 

QOTD June 15 2017

June 15th, 2017 on 23:26

Jennifer Hudson: “We all have the power to choose how we are going to handle every situation we are faced with throughout our lives. We are in control of the decision we make whether it’s about work, relationships, parenting, or our health.”

 

QOTD June 14 2017

June 14th, 2017 on 22:05

The Dalai Lama: “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”

 

QOTD June 13 2017

June 13th, 2017 on 23:58

Ali Vincent: “The only battle to win is the battle within, that place where we realize that we deserve to have and create all that we want in our lives.”

 

QOTD June 12 2017

June 12th, 2017 on 23:53

Sir Winston Churchill: “Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.”

 

QOTD June 11 2017

June 11th, 2017 on 23:43

Carl Jung: “The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.”

 

QOTD June 10 2017

June 10th, 2017 on 22:55

Sir Winston Churchill: “Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.”

 

QOTD June 9 2017

June 9th, 2017 on 23:53

Ralph Waldo Emerson: “That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved.”

 

QOTD June 8 2017

June 8th, 2017 on 23:51

Benjamin Haydon: “Never suffer youth to be an excuse for inadequacy, nor age and fame to be an excuse for indolence.”

 

QOTD June 7 2017

June 7th, 2017 on 23:52

Buddha: “The thought manifests as the word;
The word manifests as the deed;
The deed develops into habit;
And habit hardens into character;
So watch the thought and its ways with care,
And let it spring from love
Born out of concern for all beings…
As the shadow follows the body,
As we think, so we become.”

 

QOTD June 6 2017

June 6th, 2017 on 23:30

Darby Conley: “Sometimes it’s good to contrast what you like with something else. It makes you appreciate it even more.”