Of winter’s lifeless world each tree now seems a perfect part; Yet each one holds summer’s secret deep down within its heart.
- Charles G. Stater
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
Peace and happiness are powerful weapons against the Egos.
Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside.
- Ramana Maharshi
The union of two hearts is a veritable sacred scriptural rite.
- Swami Sivananda
There is only one good definition of God: the freedom that allows other freedoms to exist.
- John Fowles
You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.
- Woody Allen
Other than our 'mind', what is it that we have, which we can call our own?
Everything else is gifted by nature and made usable by science. At the same
time, if you talk of joy of mind, it lies in "art". But then it is difficult to understand
that in this process, where do we feel the need for these 'so-called religions'?
- Deep Trivedi
I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed.
- Jonathan Swift
The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future.
- Marya Mannes