By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly flowers, as by doing good we cultivate those that belong to humanity.
- Robert A. Heinlein
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage - pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically - to say 'no' to other things. And the way to do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good.'
- Stephen Covey
O Lord! I may have increased desire for the objective world like other people but with this difference that I shall look upon it as Thyself without any idea of duality.
- A Spiritual Leader
The worst fate of a poet is to be admired without being understood.
- Jean Cocteau
What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?
- John Steinbeck
Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore
We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
- Kenji Miyazawa
Mind alone is the cause of bondage and liberation for human beings. The mind attached to sense objects leads to bondage and that which is free of sense objects sets one free.
It’s not the voting that’s democracy; It’s the counting.
- Tom Stoppard
Laxmi, the Goddess of Wealth sits on an 'Ullu' (An owl is called 'Ullu' in Hindi
which also means a fool)...but here, 24 x 7 we are busy fooling each other. Even
if Laxmi wants to, on whom would she sit?
- Deep Trivedi