It is not that Buddha, Krishna, Jesus or Mohammed lacked anything in their
compassion. If they could, they would have eliminated the "pains and miseries" of
human life long back. But the problem is, in this case we have to help ourselves,
no one else can.
- Deep Trivedi
Within the lotus of the heart He dwells, where nerves meet like spokes of a wheel at its hub. Meditate on Him as Aum, Easily may you cross the sea of darkness.
- Mundaka Upanishad
It's not the voting that's democracy; it's the counting.
- Tom Stoppard
People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.
- Dalai Lama Xiv
Do I love you because you're beautiful, or are you beautiful because I love you?
- Richard Rodgers
Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.
- Paulo Coelho
Ignorance is the failure to discriminate between permanent and impermanent, pure and impure, bliss and suffering, Self and non-Self.
The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.
- Marian Zimmer Bradley
A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches and thoughts. And the consequences, whether good or bad of even the least of them, are far-reaching.
- Swami Sivananda
Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.
- Richard Carlson