Ignorance is the failure to discriminate between permanent and impermanent, pure and impure, bliss and suffering, Self and non-Self.
Any caterpillar who tried to “know himself” would never become a butterfly.
- Andre Gide
The purest love lies where it is least expected- in unattachment.
- Deepak Chopra
You are my hope and my refuge in the day of my trouble.
- Jesus Christ
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
- Blaise Pascal
It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.
- Dale Carnegie
It might be that to surrender to happiness was to accept defeat, but it was a defeat better than many victories.
- W. Somerset Maugham
Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.
- Ernest Hemingway
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically…Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.
- Marcel Pagnol