I am the life-force power of the universe. I am the life-force power of the 50 trillion beautiful molecular geniuses that make up my form, at one with all that is.

Jill Bolte Taylor

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About This Quote


Source: "My Stroke of Insight." TED2008. Feb. 2008. Conference Presentation Additional Information: This quote, which describes a feeling of infinite power and oneness with the universe, is from the point of view of the right hemisphere of the brain, according to the quote's author, brain researcher Jill Bolte Taylor. Taylor discovered what it is like to think from this perspective first-hand when she had a massive stroke which drastically altered her thinking, both at the time of the stroke and in its aftermath. Taylor relays her unique experience and the wisdom she gleaned from it in the TEDTalk from which this quote was excerpted, "My stroke of insight." Watch the full TEDTalk here: Jill Bolte Taylor - My Stroke of Insight