Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.
- Vince Lombardi
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
The biggest problem of the world is the existence of the 50 million odd priests,
monks and the heads of various religious institutions, who in the pretext of being
religious, survive at others' mercy without doing anything fruitful themselves.
If they are compelled to do even farming, I promise that overnight the rate of
grains all across the world will almost be halved.
- Deep Trivedi
Ester asked why people are sad.
“That’s simple,” says the old man. “They are the prisoners of their personal history. Everyone believes that the main aim in life is to follow a plan. They never ask if that plan is theirs or if it was created by another person. They accumulate experiences, memories, things, other people's ideas, and it is more than they can possibly cope with. And that is why they forget their dreams.”
- Paulo Coelho
The person who tries to stand still on the path will find that it has vanished.
- Robert R. Leichtman
No man should talk one way with his lips and think another way in his heart.
- The Talmud
A man becomes pure through sincerity of intellect; thereupon, in meditation he beholds Him who is without parts.
- Mundaka Upanishad
Direct the mind resolutely towards God, restraining the senses in their various seats, and looking on the state of the body as a matter of indifference. Realise your oneness with God, remaining continually intent on identifying with its nature…for what use is there in other, empty things?
- Adi Shankara
For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don't believe, no proof is possible.
- Stuart Chase
Nothing ever happens like you imagine it will.
- John Green