Quotation Explorer - 'Stripping'

Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears. - Barbara Johnson
Failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than I was and began diverting all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me. - J. K. Rowling
Death is a stripping away of all that is not you. The secret of life is to "die before you die" --- and find that there is no death. - Eckhart Tolle
The hard fact of friendship is that you need to make time for new friends by first stripping out the people who are using your energy in an unsatisfying way. You have to take that risk of being friendless to make room in your life for others who will be your new best friends - Maggie Stiefvater
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