Men destroy each other during war; themselves during peacetime.
- Nassim Nicholas Taleb
If you smile when you are alone, then you really mean it.
- Andy Rooney
Love watches, and sleeping, slumbers not. When fatigued it does not become tired; when pressed it does not work through constraint; when threatened it is not disturbed; but like a lively flame and a burning torch, it mounts upwards, and securely overcomes all opposition.
- Jesus Christ
Success should be measured by the yardstick of happiness; by your ability to remain in peaceful harmony with cosmic laws.
- A Spiritual Leader
The biggest scourges of human life are fear, false hopes and dependency.
Thanks to the so-called religious hypocrisies, you do not get anything else but
- Deep Trivedi
Why did the intelligent people of the world lose interest in religion? Because
instead of the talks and teachings of Buddha, Jesus and Krishna, they were
presented with the Bible and Vedas concocted by the religious gurus.
- Deep Trivedi
Because time is a drop in the ocean, and you cannot measure off one drop against another to see which one is bigger, which one is smaller.
- Elif Safak
Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization.
- Winston S. Churchill
It's weird to feel like you miss someone you're not even sure you know.
- David Foster Wallace
Self-inquiry is the process and the goal also. ‘I am’ is the goal and the final reality. To hold to it with effort is self-inquiry. When spontaneous and natural it is realisation.
- Ramana Maharshi