Both the good and the pleasant present themselves to a man. The calm soul examines them well and discriminates. Yes, he prefers the good to the pleasant; but the fool chooses the pleasant out of greed and avarice.
If you wish to be free, know you are the Self, the witness of all these, the heart of awareness. Set your body aside, sit in your own awareness. You will at once be happy, forever still, forever free.
- Ashtavakra Gita
A poet should be so crafty with words that he is envied even for his pains.
- Criss Jami
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
- Warren Buffett
It’s better to live your own life imperfectly than to imitate someone else's perfectly.
- Elizabeth Gilbert
When truth is discovered by someone else, it loses something of its attractiveness.
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Memoirs are a well-known form of fiction.
- Frank Harris
If you wish to make your life meaningful; every morning spend ten minutes in solitude and think about making today a fruitful day, and before going to bed at night, rewind the day for five minutes and think whether or not the day was wasted. And then, see what you will soon transform into.
- Deep Trivedi
If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
- Edward G. Bulwer Lytton
Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose - and commit myself to - what is best for me.
- Paulo Coelho
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