~~April 19, 2014~~
To be great, be whole;
Exclude nothing, exaggerate nothing that is not you.
Be whole in everything. Put all you are
Into the smallest thing you do.
So, in each lake, the moon shines with splendor
Because it blooms up above.
(Poems of Fernando Pessoa)
Fernando Pessoa, born Fernando António Nogueira Pessoa (June 13, 1888 – November 30, 1935), was a Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher and philosopher, described as one of the most significant literary figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest poets in the Portuguese language. He also wrote in and translated from English and French.
Being whole, to me means that all the parts have come together, like a puzzle. The whole becomes stronger because of the union of the parts.
Source, energy, perception, thought, fear, love and our world.
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