No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.
Nothing lasts forever, neither good nor bad. Accepting this fact is the key to taking full advantage of the sublime moments life bestows on us and to not losing hope when we go through a rough patch.
Understand that life is made up of troubles and satisfaction, and without the former we would be unable to enjoy the latter, since contrast allows us to appreciate the good things in life.
Happiness lies in wanting nothing outside ourselves, and in appreciating what life has to offer us while it lasts.
Nothing we love lasts forever.
One day we’ll die, it reminds us that today we can live.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Any change, no matter how small, ends up creating completely different circumstances due to a process of amplification.
Though we never know the final consequences of our actions and decisions, every moment holds an essential value.
What you do now will have a unique and totally different result from what you might do at another time.
Having problems is part of being alive. It is our difficulties and how we face them, more than our periods of contentment, that shape us throughout the course our lives.
Ichigo ichie depends on our ability to listen, see, touch, smell, and savor every moment, doing only one thing at a time, and putting our heart and soul into it, as if it were the last thing we were going to experience on Earth.
You can’t change what happened. You can't know what will happen. But here in this moment, all the possibilities in the world are alive.