Percikan Jiwa: 100 Kutipan Terbaik Kesehatan Jiwa
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Halaman ini terakhir disunting oleh Bennylin (Kontrib • Log) 118 hari 475 menit lalu.
Bagian dari proyek Memahami Kesehatan Jiwa: untuk Masyarakat Awam.
Halaman ini masih berupa draft rintisan dan mengandung bahan-bahan yang masih mentah, penyuntingan hingga menghasilkan naskah final membutuhkan waktu beberapa bulan. Kutipan-kutipan di bawah ini masih belum diterjemahkan ke dalam Bahasa Indonesia.
Judul Wikibuku ini diambil sebagai penghormatan terhadap karya kumpulan puisi Roestam Effendi, Pertjikan Permenoengan yang terbit di Padang pada tahun 1925. Roestam Effendi lahir pada tanggal 13 Mei 1903 di Padang, Sumatra Barat dan meninggal dunia di Jakarta pada tanggal 24 Mei 1979. Keberadaannya dalam khasanah sastra Indonesia, sangat penting, karena termasuk salah satu pelopor. Ia tidak hanya dianggap sebagai pembaharu penulisan sajak, namun juga dianggap pembaharu dalam hal penulisan drama pada tahun 1920-an.
Untuk keterangan yang lebih lanjut mengenai Roestam Effendi, silakan baca di sini.
Bukan béta bijak berperi,
pandai menggubah madahan syair
Bukan béta berbuat baru,
hanya mendengar bisikan alun.
(Roestam Effendi, Pertjikan Permenoengan)
Percikan Jiwa - Kutipan 1 - 100[sunting]
“Imagine how many suicide victims would still be with us, if only the right person said the right thing at the right time.” ― Wayne Gerard Trotman
“You can be a drunk. You can be a survivor of abuse. You can be an ex-con. You can be a homeless person. You can lose all your money or your job or a husband or a wife, or the worst thing imaginable, a child. You can lose your marbles. You can be standing inside your own failure, a small sad stone in your throat, and still you are beautiful, your story is worth hearing, because you--you rare and phenomenal misfit--are the only one in the world who can tell the story the way that only you can.” ― Lidia Yuknavitch, The Misfit's Manifesto
- “Perception is reality to the one in the experience.” ― Danielle Bernock, Emerging With Wings: A True Story of Lies, Pain, And The LOVE that Heals
“Macbeth: How does your patient, doctor? Doctor: Not so sick, my lord, as she is troubled with thick-coming fancies that keep her from rest. Macbeth: Cure her of that! Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, raze out the written troubles of the brain, and with some sweet oblivious antidote cleanse the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff which weighs upon her heart. Doctor: Therein the patient must minister to himself.” ― William Shakespeare, Macbeth
“I’ve found that it’s of some help to think of one’s moods and feelings about the world as being similar to weather. Here are some obvious things about the weather: It's real. You can't change it by wishing it away. If it's dark and rainy, it really is dark and rainy, and you can't alter it. It might be dark and rainy for two weeks in a row. BUT it will be sunny one day. It isn't under one's control when the sun comes out, but come out it will. One day. It really is the same with one's moods, I think. The wrong approach is to believe that they are illusions. Depression, anxiety, listlessness - these are all are real as the weather - AND EQUALLY NOT UNDER ONE'S CONTROL. Not one's fault. BUT They will pass: really they will. In the same way that one really has to accept the weather, one has to accept how one feels about life sometimes, "Today is a really crap day," is a perfectly realistic approach. It's all about finding a kind of mental umbrella. "Hey-ho, it's raining inside; it isn't my fault and there's nothing I can do about it, but sit it out. But the sun may well come out tomorrow, and when it does I shall take full advantage.” ― Stephen Fry
- “They called me mad, and I called them mad, and damn them, they outvoted me.” ― Nathaniel Lee
- “In their brief time together Slothrop forms the impression that this octopus is not in good mental health, though where's his basis for comparing?” ― Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow
- “It is not the the bruises on the body that hurt. It is the wounds of the heart and the scars on the mind.” ― Aisha Mirza
- “MINDS ARE UNIQUE. They go wrong in unique ways. My mind went wrong in a slightly different way to how other minds go wrong. Our experience overlaps with other people's, but it is never exactly the same experience.” ― Matt Haig, Reasons to Stay Alive
- “Everybody knows there is no such thing as normal. There is no black-and-white definition of normal. Normal is subjective. There's only a messy, inconsistent, silly, hopeful version of how we feel most at home in our lives.” ― Tori Spelling, sTORI Telling
- “I have schizophrenia. I am not schizophrenia. I am not my mental illness. My illness is a part of me.” ― Jonathan Harnisch, Jonathan Harnisch: An Alibiography
- “Bipolar robs you of that which is you. It can take from you the very core of your being and replace it with something that is completely opposite of who and what you truly are. Because my bipolar went untreated for so long, I spent many years looking in the mirror and seeing a person I did not recognize or understand. Not only did bipolar rob me of my sanity, but it robbed me of my ability to see beyond the space it dictated me to look. I no longer could tell reality from fantasy, and I walked in a world no longer my own.” ― Alyssa Reyans, Letters from a Bipolar Mother
- “It is as if my life were magically run by two electric currents: joyous positive and despairing negative--which ever is running at the moment dominates my life, floods it.” ― Silvia Plath
- “What people never understand is that depression isn't about the outside; it's about the inside. Something inside me is wrong. Sure, there are things in my life that make me feel alone, but nothing makes me feel more isolated and terrified than my own voice inside my head.” ― Jasmine Warga
- “But Hey, Guess What/ Crazy means I'm not liable/ for my actions. So screw it,/ I'll go home, propped up on/ Prozac against distractions” ― Ellen Hopkins, Impulse
- “When the black thing was at its worst, when the illicit cocktails and the ten-mile runs stopped working, I would feel numb as if dead to the world. I moved unconsciously, with heavy limbs, like a zombie from a horror film. I felt a pain so fierce and persistent deep inside me, I was tempted to take the chopping knife in the kitchen and cut the black thing out I would lie on my bed staring at the ceiling thinking about that knife and using all my limited powers of self-control to stop myself from going downstairs to get it.” ― Alice Jamieson, Today I'm Alice: Nine Personalities, One Tortured Mind
- “Living with multiple personalities is not something you just wake up fully understanding. For months, maybe years after I first accepted the diagnosis, I was still discovering new nuances, fresh areas I hadn't considered.” ― Kim Noble, All of Me
- “The pain of severe depression is quite unimaginable to those who have not suffered it, and it kills in many instances because its anguish can no longer be borne. The prevention of many suicides will continue to be hindered until there is a general awareness of the nature of this pain.” ― William Styron, Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness
- “PTSD is a whole-body tragedy, an integral human event of enormous proportions with massive repercussions.” ― Susan Pease Banitt
- “With emotional abuse, the insults, insinuations, criticism, and accusations slowly eat away at the victim’s self-esteem until he or she is incapable of judging a situation realistically. He or she may begin to believe that there is something wrong with them or even fear they are losing their mind. They have become so beaten down emotionally that they blame themselves for the abuse.” ― Beverly Engel, The Emotionally Abusive Relationship: How to Stop Being Abused and How to Stop Abusing
- “I like living in my head because in there, everyone is kind and innocent. Once you start integrating yourself into the world, you realize that people are nasty, mean creatures. They're worse than zombies. People try to crush your soul and destroy your happiness, but zombies just want to have a little nibble of your brain.” ― J. Cornell Michel, Jordan's Brains: A Zombie Evolution
- “Humanity is so weird. If we’re not laughing, we’re crying or running for our lives because monsters are trying to eat us. And they don’t even have to be real monsters. They could be the ones we make up in our heads. Don’t you think that’s weird?” ― T.J. Klune, The House in the Cerulean Sea
- “There is no standard normal. Normal is subjective. There are seven billion versions of normal on this planet.” ― Matt Haig, Reasons to Stay Alive
- “Being a woman, in this world, ultimately makes you crazy.” ― Holly Bourne, Am I Normal Yet?
- “I get up and pace the room, as if I can leave my guilt behind me. But it tracks me as I walk, an ugly shadow made by myself.” ― Rosamund Lupton, Sister
“I lied and said I was busy. I was busy; but not in a way most people understand. I was busy taking deeper breaths. I was busy silencing irrational thoughts. I was busy calming a racing heart. I was busy telling myself I am okay. Sometimes, this is my busy - and I will not apologize for it.” ― Brittin Oakman
“Recovery is full of ups and downs.
There is no such thing as a linear life.
But you can always turn your setbacks into setups to come back stronger.”
― Brittany Burgunder
- I am searching for that which every man seeks—peace and rest. —Dante Alighieri
- Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence. —Aristotle
- Make us happy and you make us good. —Robert Browning
- Everyone, without exception, is searching for happiness. —Blaise Pascal
- Men are made for happiness, and anyone who is completely happy has a right to say to himself: “I am doing God’s will on earth.” —Anton Chekhov
- Forgiving those who hurt us is the key to personal peace. —G. Weatherly
- It takes time, love, and support to find peace with the restless one. —Deidra Sarault
- Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. —William James
- Happiness is often the result of being too busy to be miserable. —Anon.
- Happiness is action. —David Thomas
- Resolve to be thyself; and know that who finds himself, loses his misery. —Matthew Arnold
- Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. —Mahatma Gandhi
- Happiness sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open. —John Barrymore
- Seek to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you. —James Freeman Clarke
- Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is at their heels. —Bertolt Brecht
- Happiness is never stopping to think if you are. —Palmer Sondreal
- Perfect happiness is the absence of striving for happiness. —Chuang-Tse
- The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so. —William Ralph Inge
- Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed. —Storm Jameson
- Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can. —Anon.
- Accept the pain, cherish the joys, resolve the regrets; then can come the best of benedictions—"If I had my life to live over, I'd do it all the same." —Joan Mcintosh
- There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning. —Christopher Morley
- Work and love—these are the basics. Without them there is neurosis. —Theodor Reik
- The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for. —Joseph Addison
- Like swimming, riding, writing or playing golf, happiness can be learned. —Dr. Boris Sokoloff
- Man is the artificer of his own happiness. —Henry David Thoreau
- How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself. —Publilius Syrus
- Some pursue happiness, others create it. —Anon
- When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera … and it seemed the shrieking of winds; when I am happy, a sparrow’s chirp is delicious to me. But it is not the chirp that makes me happy, but I that make it sweet. —John Ruskin
- Amusement is the happiness of those who cannot think. —Alexander Pope
- Don’t mistake pleasures for happiness. They are a different breed of dog. —Josh Billings
- “The hidden strength is too deep a secret. But in the end...in the end it is our only ally.” ― Joanne Greenberg, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
- When at night you cannot sleep, talk to the Shepherd and stop counting sheep. —Anon.
- When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere. —Francois de La Rochefoucauld
- If you do not find peace in yourself, you will never find it anywhere else. —Paula A. Bendry
- If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having. —Henry Miller
- Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul. —Marcus Aurelius
- Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
- In a world filled with causes for worry and anxiety … we need the peace of God standing guard over our hearts and minds. —Jerry W. McCant
- Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the presence of God no matter what the conflict. —Anon.
- It takes more distress and poison to kill someone who has peace of mind and loves life. —Bernie S. Siegel, M.D.
- “This feeling will pass. The fear is real but the danger is not.” ― Cammie McGovern, Say What You Will
- “You always say such lovely things to me, Red. Do you say them to yourself?” ― Talia Hibbert, Get a Life, Chloe Brown
- “You think that the mental anguish you are experiencing is a permanent condition, but for the vast majority of people it is only a temporary state. (But what if I’m special? What if I’m in the minority?)” ― Jenny Offill, Dept. of Speculation
- “Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery./ None but ourselves can free our minds” ― Bob Marley, Redemption Song
- “Self-esteem is not a luxury; it is a profound spiritual need.” ― Nathaniel Branden
- “If there is a single definition of healing it is to enter with mercy and awareness those pains, mental and physical, from which we have withdrawn in judgment and dismay. (48)” ― Stephen Levine, A Year to Live: How to Live This Year as If It Were Your Last
- “But no matter how much evil I see, I think it’s important for everyone to understand that there is much more light than darkness.” ― Robert Uttaro, To the Survivors: One Man's Journey as a Rape Crisis Counselor with True Stories of Sexual Violence
- “I would never slay the dragon, because the dragon was also me.” ― John Green, Turtles All the Way Down
- “It’s never overreacting to ask for what you want and need.” ― Amy Poehler
- “Some seek the comfort of their therapist's office, other head to the corner pub and dive into a pint, but I chose running as my therapy.” ― Dean Karnazes, Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner
- “Those with dissociative disorders face a big enough battle living as multiples and dealing with past trauma. Like everyone else, they deserve to be heard and recognised, not stigmatised.” ― Carol Broad, Living with the Reality of Dissociative Identity Disorder: Campaigning Voices
- “About a third of my cases are suffering from no clinically definable neurosis, but from the senselessness and emptiness of their lives. This can be defined as the general neurosis of our times.” ― Carl Gustav Jung
- “Feelings don't try to kill you, even the painful ones. Anxiety is a feeling grown too large. A feeling grown aggressive and dangerous. You're responsible for its consequences, you're responsible for treating it. But...you're not responsible for causing it. You're not morally at fault for it. No more than you would be for a tumor.” ― Patrick Ness, The Rest of Us Just Live Here
- “One of the things that baffles me (and there are quite a few) is how there can be so much lingering stigma with regards to mental illness, specifically bipolar disorder. In my opinion, living with manic depression takes a tremendous amount of balls. Not unlike a tour of Afghanistan (though the bombs and bullets, in this case, come from the inside). At times, being bipolar can be an all-consuming challenge, requiring a lot of stamina and even more courage, so if you're living with this illness and functioning at all, it's something to be proud of, not ashamed of. They should issue medals along with the steady stream of medication.” ― Carrie Fisher, Wishful Drinking
- “I once read in my physics book that the universe begs to be observed, that energy travels and transfers when people pay attention. Maybe that's what love really boils down to--having someone who cares enough to pay attention so that you're encouraged to travel and transfer, to make your potential energy spark into kinetic energy.” ― Jasmine Warga, My Heart and Other Black Holes
- “If the mind fits, shrink it.” ― Brian Spellman, Cartoonist's Book Camp
- “The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die.” ― Juliette Lewis
- “you look at me and cry/everything hurts/i hold you and whisper/but everything can heal” ― Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey
- “There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn't.” ― John Green, Turtles All the Way Down
- “With a single breath you can change your brain and transform your approach to everyday life.” ― Randy Kamen, Behind the Therapy Door: Simple Strategies to Transform Your Life
- “I am the catalyst of change!” ― Kierra C.T. Banks
Bagian II - Kebahagiaan[sunting]
Tetap Sibuk Adalah Kunci untuk Tetap Bahagia[sunting]
To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something; to secure it in this world, we must do something.
—Charlotte Perkins Gilman
To fill the hour, and leave no crevice ... that is happiness.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you observe a really happy man, you will find ... that he is happy in the course of living life twenty-four crowded hours of each day.
—W. Beran Wolfe
I find my joy of living in the fierce and ruthless battles of life.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
We must be doing something to behappy.
We must not seek happiness in peace, but in conflict.
Happiness walks on busy feet.
Our actions are the springs of our happiness or misery.
The formula for complete happiness is to be very busy.
—A. Edward Newton
The busiest man is the happiest man.
—Sir Theodore Martin
To be busy is man's only happiness.
The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.
—George Bernard Shaw
The happiest people are those who are too busy to notice whether they are or not.
Menerima yang Tak Terelakkan Sangat Penting untuk Kebahagiaan[sunting]
Happiness ... can exist only in acceptance.
—Denis De Rougemont
Knowledge of what is possible is the
beginning of happiness.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Happiness comes from ... some curious adjustment to life.
Happy is he who learns to bear what he cannot change!
—J.C.F. von Schiller
The secret of happiness is not inc doing what one likes, but in liking what one has to do.
—Sir James M. Barrie
Happiness is experienced when your life gives you what you are willing to accept.
—Ken Keyes, Jr.
Life is not always what one wants it to be, but to make the best of it as it is, is the only way of being happy.
—Jennie Jerome Churchill
Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst.
Mengerjakan Tugas dan Mengejar Tujuan Akan Mengarahkan Kita kepada Kebahagiaan[sunting]
Never mind your happiness; do your duty.
Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
When we ... devote ourselves to the strict and unsparing performance of duty, then happiness comes of itself.
—Wilhelm von Humboldt
Seek happiness for its own sake, and you will not find it; seek for duty, and happiness will follow as the shadow comes with the sunshine.
The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
The happiest excitement in life is to be convinced that one is fighting for all one is worth on behalf of some clearly seen and deeply felt good.
A man's happiness: to do the things proper to man.
Happy [is] the man who knows his duties!—Christian Furchtegott Gellert The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
He who never sacrificed a present to a future good, or a personal to a general one, can speak of happiness only as the blind speak of color.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
I believe half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things.
—William J. Locke
Happiness is essentially a state of going somewhere, wholeheartedly,one-directionally, without regret or reservation.
—William H. Sheldon
Happiness is the overcoming of not unknown obstacles toward a known goal.
—L. Ron Hubbard
Give a man health and a course to steer, and he'll never stop to trouble about whether he's happy or not.
—George Bernard Shaw
Having a goal is a state of happiness.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
—Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Without duty, life is soft and boneless.
Kebahagiaan Sejati Datang dari Hal-Hal Kecil, Bukan dari Hal-Hal Besar[sunting]
Man is meant for happiness and this happiness is in him, in the satisfaction of the daily needs of his existence.
A multitude of small delights constitute happiness.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions—the little, soon-forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heart-felt compliment, and the countless infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feeling.
—Samuel Taylor Coleridge
For me it is sufficient to have a corner by my hearth, a book and a friend, and a nap undisturbed by creditors or grief.
—Fernandez de Andrada
A happy life is made up of little things ... a gift sent, a letter written, a call made, a recommendation given, transportation provided, a cake made, a book lent, a check sent.
Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is in leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem. —Kahlil Gibran
I know well that happiness is in little things. —John Ruskin
It is by studying little things that we attain the great knowledge of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.
The happiest people I have known in this world have been the Saints— and, after these, the men and women who get immediate and conscious enjoyment from little things.
First health, then wealth, then pleasure, and do not owe anything to anybody.
—Catherine the Great
The little things are infinitely the most important.
—Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Happiness consists more in small conveniences or pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom.
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Why not learn to enjoy the little things—there are so many of them.
The best things are nearest: breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of God just before you. Then do not grasp at the stars, but do life's plain, common work as it comes, certain that daily duties and daily bread are the sweetest things of life.
—Robert Louis Stevenson
The mere sense of living is joy enough.
Kebahagiaan Kita Bertambah Ketika Kita Menolong Orang Lain[sunting]
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
—Madame De Maintenon
To complain that life has no joys while there is a single creature whom we can relieve by our bounty, assist by our counsels or enliven by our presence, is ... just as rational as to die of thirst with the cup in our hands.
No man is more cheated than the selfish man.
—Henry Ward Beecher
In about the same degree as you are helpful, you will be happy.
You cannot always have happiness, but you can always give happiness.
No one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
—Charles Dudley Warner
Happiness is a by-product of helping others.
The most exquisite pleasure is giving pleasure to others.
—Jean de La Bruyere
No man can live happily who regards himself alone, who turns everything to his own advantage. Thou must live for another if thou wishest to live for thyself.
—Marcus Annaeus Seneca
The habit of being uniformly considerate toward others will bring increased happiness to you.
If you have not often felt the joy of doing a kind act, you have neglected much, and most of all yourself.
We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Happiness ... consists in giving, and in serving others.
Pleasure is a reciprocal; no one feels it who does not at the same time give it. To be pleased, one must please.
He that despiseth his neighbor sinneth; but he that hath mercy on the poor, happy is he.
If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances, it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give.
Scatter seeds of kindness everywhere you go;
Scatter bits of courtesy—watch them grow and grow.
Gather buds of friendship, keep them till full-blown;
You will find more happiness than you have ever known.
— Amy R. Raabe
Instinct teaches us to look for happiness outside ourselves.
A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.
One thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness.
—Rabbi Harold Kushner
The entire sum of existence is the magic of being needed by just one person.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Make one person happy each day and in forty years you will have made 14,600 human beings happy for a little time, at least.
When you dig another out of their troubles, you find a place to bury your own.
The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of oneself to others.
—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.
—Mary Roberts Rinehart
Seldom can the heart be lonely,
If it seeks a lonelier still;
Self-forgetting, seeking only
Emptier cups of love to fill.
—Frances Ridley Havergal
The older you get, the more you realize that kindness is synonymous with happiness.
There is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving.
Make happy those who are near, and those who are far will come.
True happiness consists in making others happy.
Kebahagiaan Hendaknya Dibagikan kepada Orang Lain[sunting]
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Bagian ini adalah draft yang belum disunting untuk halaman "Kutipan Kesehatan Jiwa Ini".
The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.
-- Carl Gustav Jung
You know, she speaks eighteen languages. And she can’t say ‘No’ in any of them.
-- Dorothy Parker