Excessive attachment to sense pleasures leads to bondage, and detachment from sense pleasures leads to liberation; therefore it is the mind alone that is responsible for bondage or liberation.
When you observe the ego in yourself, you are beginning to go beyond it.
Hark! Hark to the wind! Tis the night, they say, when all souls come back from the far away - The dead, forgotten this many a day!
I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.
Even the gods love jokes.
Gentleness and goodness are the roots of humanity.