„Everyone is a mirror image of yourself—your own thinking coming back at you.“

Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life (2002)

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—  Elizabeth Gilbert, livro Eat, Pray, Love

Fonte: Eat, Pray, Love (2006)
Contexto: People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that's what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life.
A true soul mate is probably the most important person you'll ever meet, because they tear down your walls and smack you awake. But to live with a soul mate forever? Nah. Too painful. Soul mates, they come into your life just to reveal another layer of yourself to you, and then leave.
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version in original Dutch (citaat van Gerrit Benner, in het Nederlands:) Je moet niet aan het resultaat denken. Je moet de gedachte aan kunst van je afzetten, en dan jezelf zijn: rustig doorwandelen in jezelf, in je eigen gebied.
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—  Alice Walker American author and activist 1944

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