"We don't practice to feel good, we practice to feel more." 

— adrienne maree brown, quoting some of her community in Emergent Strategy

"To sit and be fully aware of the air going in and out of your nose, and nothing else, this sounds really stupid. If you haven't tried it yet, try it. It is really stupid. Nothing your intellect can do to help you do it. This must be why so many people for so long have used it as a way towards wisdom."

— Ursula K. Le Guin, quoted by adrienne maree brown in Emergent Strategy