That which gives pleasure to one man gives pain to another. That sage who identifies himself with the imperishable Self and stands as a spectator of the mental modifications enjoys supreme peace and infinite bliss.
- Swami Sivananda
Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious. One must practice the virtues taught in such books in order to acquire love of God.
- Ramakrishna Paramahamsa
I tried to look at writing a song almost like solving a mystery. The song was there, buried somewhere in my brain. All I had to do was follow the clues until I figured it out.
- Jon Skovron
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art.
- Will Durant
If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself.
- Saint Augustine of Hippo
The devotee engages to the best of his or her ability into the play of life, fulfilling his or her role on this earth as student, employee, husband, wife…But at the heart of the devotee is a burning desire for the Lord.
- Sant Rajinder Singh
Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.
- Paulo Coelho
One today is worth two tomorrows.
- Benjamin Franklin
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
- Oscar Wilde
Few people know so clearly what they want. Most people can't even think what to hope for when they throw a penny in a fountain.
- Barbara Kingsolver