We view “I” as synonymous with “self.” All of those traits and predispositions, those wiggles and twists of our personalities. They are us. We see no distinction.
You can take that time you think you wasted doing something else and apply it to something that really appeals to you. Suddenly, all that experience enters into practice.
Sometimes the whole of who we perceive ourselves to be is nothing more than how we fit into the contexts of what we mean to other people.
It’s not the universe’s fault this technique didn’t work.
The first thing I do and maybe the best thing one can do, is to be aware of what’s happening.
DNA doesn’t care who lives and who dies.
I have to tell you something.
Astoria had two types of people: Greeks, Hispanics, and me.
People are getting fired. I see it in the various activities I’m involved in right now. It’s over.
Please give me those five minutes back.