The sun, symbolising wisdom, divine knowledge and spiritual light, which receded from you when you revelled in the darkness of ignorance, delusion and sensuality, now joyously turns on its northward course and moves towards you to shed its light and warmth in greater abundance, and to infuse into you more life and energy.
- Swami Sivananda
The fundamental fact about our experience is that it is a process of change.
- William James
I am for religion, against religions.
- Victor Hugo
The heart has its reasons but the mind makes the excuses.
- Amit Abraham
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
- Henry David Thoreau
I do not see what use a man can be put to, whose word cannot be trusted. How can a wagon be made to go if it has no yoke-bar, or a carriage if it has no collar-bar?
Every man in his lifetime needs to thank his faults.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beauty is the illumination of your soul.
- John O'donohue
My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose - somehow we win out.
- Ronald Reagan
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