We who in engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive.
I feel empty, not because of sadness, but because of relief, all the tension flowing out of me.
Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.
The greater the tension, the greater is the potential.
If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it.
You must not only learn to live with tension, you must seek it out. You must learn to thrive on stress.
The tension between what is, and what we dream of, is important. Not to discount what we have, but to hold onto that middle ground, because it's in there that the magic happens.
Life is not a struggle, not a tension. Life has not to be suffering. Life is bliss
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
Tension is the great integrity.
The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.
Music is like a huge release of tension.
I think a lot of contemplation happens in bathtubs. It does for me. Nothing like a hot bath to ease the tension and think about what's going to happen next.
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.
True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Creativity arises out of the tension between spontaneity and limitations, the latter (like the river banks) forcing the spontaneity into the various forms which are essential to the work of art or poem.
Smile, smile , smile
At your mind
As often as possible.
Your smiling will considerably reduce
Your mind's tearing tension.
A warrior of the light...never confuses tension with anxiety.
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
Life is a series of pulls back and forth... A tension of opposites, like a pull on a rubber band. Most of us live somewhere in the middle. A wrestling match...Which side win? Love wins. Love always wins
I'm in this band to give volume to various struggles throughout the world. To me, the tension in this band is a minimal sacrifice.
The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of an instrument.
Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve.
To think that I know what's best for anyone else is to be out of my business. Even in the name of love, it is pure arrogance, and the result is tension, anxiety, and fear. Do I know what's right for me? That is my only business. Let me work with that before I try to solve problems for you.
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