Rush Quotes

β€œThe meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and obvious...

β€œThe meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.” -Alan Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 22
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"If you plan somethin...

"If you plan something right, there's no need to rush" - thomas shelby.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 15
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"Rushing is...

"Rushing is the fear of time" -My Grandpa
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 08
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"The boy lies in the grass with one blade stuck between his teeth. A vagu...

"The boy lies in the grass with one blade stuck between his teeth. A vague sensation quickens in his young and restless heart. And a bright and nameless vision has him longing to depart" ~Neil Peart RIP (Rush - The Analog Kid)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 28
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"He's not concerned with yesterday, he knows constant change is here today. He's ...

"He's not concerned with yesterday, he knows constant change is here today. He's noble enough to know what's right, but weak enough not to choose it. He's wise enough to win the world, but fool enough to lose it" ~Neil Peart RIP (Rush - New World Man)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 27
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"Half the world lives, half the world makes. Half the world gives, while...

"Half the world lives, half the world makes. Half the world gives, while the other half takes. Half the world is, half the world was. Half the world thinks, while the other half does" ~Neil Peart RIP (Rush - Half The World)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 26
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"Like a steely blade in a silken sheath we don't see what they're m...

"Like a steely blade in a silken sheath we don't see what they're made of. They shout about love, but when push comes to shove, they live for the things they're afraid of" ~Neil Peart RIP (Rush - The Weapon)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 01
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The dancer slows her frantic pace in pain and desperation, her aching limbs and downcast fa...

The dancer slows her frantic pace in pain and desperation, her aching limbs and downcast face aglow with perspiration. Stiff as wire, her lungs on fire, with just the briefest pause -- then flooding through her memory, the echoes of old applause" ~Neil Peart RIP (Rush - Losing It)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 29
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"Leave out the fiction, the fact is this friction will only be wo...

"Leave out the fiction, the fact is this friction will only be worn by persistence. Leave out conditions, courageous convictions will drag the dream into existence" ~Neil Peart RIP (Rush - Vital Signs)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 24
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"Happiness is the biggest enemy. It weakens you...

"Happiness is the biggest enemy. It weakens you. Puts doubts in your mind. Suddenly you have something to lose." : Niki Lauda (Movie - 'Rush' 2013)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 08
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"I used to think the world was great and p...

"I used to think the world was great and people sucked. Now I think people are great and the world sucks" ~Neil Peart (Rush - R.I.P.)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 11
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" The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvio...

" The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves. " - Alan Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 17
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"Why do they call it...

"Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?" Robin Williams
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 29
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Having patience is one of the hardest things about being human. We w...

Having patience is one of the hardest things about being human. We want to do it now, and we don't want to wait. Sometimes we miss out on our blessing when we rush things and do it on our own time.-Deontay Wilder
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 07
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"The fawn-eyed girl with sun-browned legs dances on the ...

"The fawn-eyed girl with sun-browned legs dances on the edge of his dream. And her voice rings in his ears, like the music of the spheres." ~Neil Peart, (Rush - The Analog Kid)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 22
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"Yet my eyes are drawn toward, the mountain in the east. Fascinates and captivates, gives my...

"Yet my eyes are drawn toward, the mountain in the east. Fascinates and captivates, gives my heart no peace. The mountain holds the sunrise, in the prison of the night. Till bursting forth from rocky chains, the valley floods with light." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Fountain of Lamneth
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 08
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"I had a dream of a winter garden, a midnight rendezvous. Silver, blue and frozen silenc...

"I had a dream of a winter garden, a midnight rendezvous. Silver, blue and frozen silence. What a fool I was for you. I had a dream of the open water. I was swimming away out to sea. So deep I could never touch bottom, what a fool I used to be." ~Neil Peart (Rush-Presto)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 03
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The boy lies in the grass with one blade stuck between his teeth. A vag...

The boy lies in the grass with one blade stuck between his teeth. A vague sensation quickens in his young and restless heart. And a bright and nameless vision has him longing to depart. ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Analog Kid)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 10
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"Half the world lives. Half the world makes. Half the world gives, whil...

"Half the world lives. Half the world makes. Half the world gives, while the other half takes.Half the world is, half the world was, half the world thinks, while the other half does." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Half the World)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 05
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"Sun dogs fire on the horizon, meteor rains stars ...

"Sun dogs fire on the horizon, meteor rains stars across the night. This moment may be brief, but it can be so bright." ~Neil Peart, (Rush - Chain Lightning)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 04
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"One likes to believe in the freedom of music, but gli...

"One likes to believe in the freedom of music, but glittering prizes and endless compromises shatter the illusion of integrity." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Spirit of Radio)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 04
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" There is a lake between sun and moon not too many know ab...

" There is a lake between sun and moon not too many know about. In the silence between whisper and shout, the space between wonder and doubt." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Between Sun and Moon)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 10
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"We are secrets to each other, each one's life a novel no one...

"We are secrets to each other, each one's life a novel no one else has read. Even joined in bonds of love, we're linked to one another by such slender threads." ~Neil Peart (Rush -Entre Nous)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 02
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"I had a dream of a winter garden, a midnight rendezvous. Silver, blue and frozen silence...

"I had a dream of a winter garden, a midnight rendezvous. Silver, blue and frozen silence, what a fool I was for you. I had a dream of the open water, I was swimming away out to sea. So deep I could never touch bottom, what a fool I used to be." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Presto)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 27
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"The less one makes declarative sta...

"The less one makes declarative statements, the less likely one is to look foolish in retrospect." -Chester Rush
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 25
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"I set the wheels in motion, turn up all the machines. Activate the programs, ...

"I set the wheels in motion, turn up all the machines. Activate the programs, and run behind the scene. I set the clouds in motion, turn up light and sound. Activate the window, and watch the world go 'round." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Prime Mover)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 28
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β€œRushing leads to mistakes, and mistak...

β€œRushing leads to mistakes, and mistakes slow you down far more than slowing down does.” - Adam Savage (of β€œMythbusters”)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 10
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"A delayed game is eventual...

"A delayed game is eventually good, but a rushed game is forever bad." ― Shigeru Miyamoto
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 28
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" You and I, we are strangers by one chromosome. Slave to t...

" You and I, we are strangers by one chromosome. Slave to the hormone, body and soul. In a struggle to be happy and free. Swimming in a primitive sea." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Alien Shore)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 29
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"His world is under anesthetic, subdivided and synthetic. His reliance on the giants in t...

"His world is under anesthetic, subdivided and synthetic. His reliance on the giants in the science of the day. He picks up scraps of information, he's adept at adaptation. Because for strangers and arrangers constant change is here to stay." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Digital Man)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 23
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" Wind, in my hair, shifting and drifting. Mechanical music, adrenaline surge... ...

" Wind, in my hair, shifting and drifting. Mechanical music, adrenaline surge... Well-weathered leather, hot metal and oil, the scented country air. Sunlight on chrome, the blur of the landscape, every nerve aware." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Red Barchetta)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 31
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"Closed for my protection, open to your sco...

"Closed for my protection, open to your scorn.Between these two directions, my heart is sometimes torn" ~Neil Peart (Rush -Open Secrets)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 26
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"Leave out the fiction. The fact is, this friction will only be ...

"Leave out the fiction. The fact is, this friction will only be worn by persistence. Leave out conditions. Courageous convictions will drag the dream into existence." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Vital Signs)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 25
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"The fawn-eyed girl with sun-browned legs dances on the ...

"The fawn-eyed girl with sun-browned legs dances on the edge of his dream. And her voice rings in his ears, like the music of the spheres." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Analog Kid)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 03
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β€œLet friendship creep gently to a h...

β€œLet friendship creep gently to a height; if it rushes to it, it may soon run itself out of breath.” -Bruce Lee
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 29
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"I can learn to resist anything but temptation. I can learn to coexist with ...

"I can learn to resist anything but temptation. I can learn to coexist with anything but pain. I can learn to compromise anything but my desires. I can learn to get along with all the things I can't explain." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Resist)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 30
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"Wheels within wheels in a spiral array. A pattern so grand a...

"Wheels within wheels in a spiral array. A pattern so grand and complex. Time after time we lose sight of the way. Our causes can't see their effects ." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Natural Science)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 13
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"'Shreds of black cloud loom in overcast skies. The Necromancer keeps watch w...

"'Shreds of black cloud loom in overcast skies. The Necromancer keeps watch with his magic prism eyes. He views all his lands and is already aware of the three helpless invaders trapped in his lair...' ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Necromancer)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 01
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Fools rush where...

Fools rush where Angels fear to thread - Alexander Pope
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 01
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"All the world's indeed a stage, and we are merely pla...

"All the world's indeed a stage, and we are merely players. Performers and portrayers. Each another's audience outside the gilded cage." ~Neil Peart, (Rush - Limelight)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 23
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"He'd love to spend the night in Zion. He's been a long, ...

"He'd love to spend the night in Zion. He's been a long, long while in Babylon. He'd like a lover's wings to fly on, to a tropic isle of Avalon." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Digital Man)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 28
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"Can any part of life be larger than life? Even love must be lim...

"Can any part of life be larger than life? Even love must be limited by time. And those who push us down that they might climb. Is any killer worth more than his crime?" ~Neil Peart (Rush, The Weapon)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 19
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"There's no bread, let them eat cake. There's no end to...

"There's no bread, let them eat cake. There's no end to what they'll take. Flaunt the fruits of noble birth. Wash the salt into the earth." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Bastille Day)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 07
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"Time is a gypsy caravan. Steals away...

"Time is a gypsy caravan. Steals away in the night, to leave you stranded in dreamland." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Dreamline)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 15
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"Like a steely blade in a silken sheath, we don't see what they're...

"Like a steely blade in a silken sheath, we don't see what they're made of. They shout about love, but when push comes to shove, they live for the things they're afraid of." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Weapon)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 31
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" The mountain holds the sunrise in the prison of the ni...

" The mountain holds the sunrise in the prison of the night, til bursting forth from rocky chains, the valley floods with light." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Fountain of Lamneth)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 30
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"They say there are strangers, who threaten us, all immigrants and infidels. They say ...

"They say there are strangers, who threaten us, all immigrants and infidels. They say there is strangeness, too dangerous, in our theatres and bookstore shelves. Those who know what's best for us must rise and save us from ourselves" ~Neil Peart (Rush - Witch Hunt)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 12
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"Any escape might help to smooth the unattractive tr...

"Any escape might help to smooth the unattractive truth. But the suburbs have no charms to soothe the restless dreams of youth." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Subdivisions)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 20
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"Suspicious looking stranger flashes you a dangerous grin. Shadows across your window....

"Suspicious looking stranger flashes you a dangerous grin. Shadows across your window... Was it only trees in the wind? Every breath a static charge, a tongue that tastes like tin. Steely-eyed outside to hide the enemy within." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Enemy Within)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 03
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"Too many hands on my time, too many feelings. Too many things on my mi...

"Too many hands on my time, too many feelings. Too many things on my mind. And when I leave, I dont know what im hoping to find. And when I leave, I dont know what im leaving behind." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Analog Kid)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 05
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"Imagine a man, when it all began. The pilot of Enola Gay, flying out of th...

"Imagine a man, when it all began. The pilot of Enola Gay, flying out of the shock wave on that August day. All the powers that be and the course of history, would be changed for evermore." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Manhattan Project)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 19
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"He's old enough to know what's right, and young enough...

"He's old enough to know what's right, and young enough not to choose it. He's noble enough to win the world, but weak enough to lose it." ~Neil Peart (Rush - New World Man)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 01
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"Spirits fly on dangerous missions imaginations on fire. Focused high on soaring ambitio...

"Spirits fly on dangerous missions imaginations on fire. Focused high on soaring ambitions consumed in a single desire. In the grip of a nameless possession. A slave to the drive of obsession. A spirit with a vision is a dream with a mission." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Mission)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 27
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" Mystic rhythms, capture my thoughts and carry them away. Nature seems to spin a supernatural wa...

" Mystic rhythms, capture my thoughts and carry them away. Nature seems to spin a supernatural way. Mystic rhythms, under city lights, or a canopy of stars. We feel the powers and we wonder what they are." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Mystic Rhythms) We feel the push and pull Of restless rhythms from afar
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 26
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"Held within the Pleasure Dome decreed by Kubla Khan. To taste my bitter triumph...

"Held within the Pleasure Dome decreed by Kubla Khan. To taste my bitter triumph, as a mad immortal man. Nevermore shall I return, escape these caves of ice. For I have dined on honeydew, and drunk the milk of Paradise." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Xanadu)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 02
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"We carry a sensitive cargo, below the waterline. Ticking like a time bomb, wit...

"We carry a sensitive cargo, below the waterline. Ticking like a time bomb, with a primitive design. Behind the finer feelings - this civilized veneer, the heart of a lonely hunter guards a dangerous frontier." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Lock and Key)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 14
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"They shoot without shame, in the name of a piece of dirt. For a change of accent, or ...

"They shoot without shame, in the name of a piece of dirt. For a change of accent, or the color of your shirt. Better the pride that resides, in a citizen of the world. Than the pride that divides, when a colorful rag is unfurled." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Territories)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 09
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"A phosphorescent wave on a tropical sea is a cold fire. The pattern of moonlight on the b...

"A phosphorescent wave on a tropical sea is a cold fire. The pattern of moonlight on the bedroom floor is a cold fire. The flame at the heart of a pawnbroker's diamond is a cold fire. The look in your eyes as you head for the door is a cold fire." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Cold Fire)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 15
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"The Speed of Love--- Love is born with solar flares, from ...

"The Speed of Love--- Love is born with solar flares, from two magnetic poles. It moves towards a higher plane, where two halves make two wholes." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Speed of Love)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 18
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"Closed for my protection, open to your scor...

"Closed for my protection, open to your scorn. Between these two directions, my heart is sometimes torn." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Open Secrets)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 16
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β€œThe meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvio...

β€œThe meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.” - Alan Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 05
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β€œThe meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvio...

β€œThe meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.” - Alan Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 27
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"Where there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserve...

"Where there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community." β€”Benjamin Rush (1788)
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The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvio...

The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves. -Alan Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 02
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I would be a heavywei...

I would be a heavyweight if I didn’t live for the rush- Jason Garland
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 29
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β€œWhen religion and politics travel in the same cart, the riders believe nothing can stand in their...

β€œWhen religion and politics travel in the same cart, the riders believe nothing can stand in their way. Their movements become headlong faster and faster and faster. They put aside all thoughts of obstacles and forget the precipice does not show itself to the man in a blind rush until it's too late”
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 08
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Imagine schools that students rush to go...

Imagine schools that students rush to go with interest and workplaces that workers go with joy, that's the place i want to live.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 06
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In the Scorching heat of life, the cool breeze o...

In the Scorching heat of life, the cool breeze of your memories rushes in and leaves me drier than a desert ....aching for a drop of you. - Kokane Khan
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 22
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More ...

More life, less rush.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 20
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β€œThe meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvio...

β€œThe meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.” - Alan Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 03
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There is no requirement to foolishly just ...

There is no requirement to foolishly just rush into a situation that requires careful consideration and analysis. ~ Steven Redhead ~
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 30
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"The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvio...

"The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves." -Alan Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 07
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"A delayed game is eventual...

"A delayed game is eventually good, but a rushed game is forever bad." -Shigeru Miyamoto
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 31
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"I always say that pain is knowledge rushing in to fill a gap. When you st...

"I always say that pain is knowledge rushing in to fill a gap. When you stub your toe on the foot of the bed, that was a gap in knowledge. And the pain is a lot of information really quick, that's what pain is." - Jerry Seinfield
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 25
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"The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvio...

"The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves." - Alan Watts
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 17
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β€œI say I love writing but really it is thinking I love β€” the rush of though...

β€œI say I love writing but really it is thinking I love β€” the rush of thoughts β€” new connections in the brain being made. And it comes out of the blue. In such moments: I feel such love of the world, love of thinking…” -Oliver Sacks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 21
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Like a woman who has applied her makeup before hurrying to...

Like a woman who has applied her makeup before hurrying to her first tryst, the world, when it rushes toward us at the moment of our birth, is already made-up, masked, reinterpreted.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 22
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"You know we grew up taught to believe that everyone's equal,that your no better t...

"You know we grew up taught to believe that everyone's equal,that your no better than anyone else; Of course that's a lie. Some are better than others and its those who recognize what makes them better and learn to exploit that who succeed." Rush - SGU
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 28
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Commuters risking the lives of others in a mad rush ...

Commuters risking the lives of others in a mad rush to get to a job in which they hate, are either insane or stupid. I'd place my money on stupid though. ~Bob Page~
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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"Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on ...

"Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the whole earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future; live the actual moment. Only this moment is life.”
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 24
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