Your hills, O Earth, your snow-clad mountain peaks, your forests, may they show us kindliness… Impart to us vitalising forces that come, O Earth from deep within your body, your central point, your navel, purify us wholly.
This earth is a garden, The Lord its gardener, cherishing all, none neglected.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
To whom praise and blame are equal, who is silent, content with every fortune, home-renouncing, steadfast in mind, and worships Me, that person is dear to me.