“Words are innocent, neutral, precise, standing for this, describing that,
if you look after them you can build bridges across incomprehension and chaos.”
~ Tom Stoppard
Most people endure a marginalized isolation.
One of the obstacles to modern friendships is the ‘religion of rush.’
~ John O’Donohue
“Learn to watch your drama unfold
while at the same time knowing you are more than your drama.”
~ Ram Dass
Many think the West, a region of sin, but in truth it is a region of freedom.
And in freedom, most people find sin.”
~ John Green
“We need never be bound by the limitations of our previous or current thinking,
nor are we ever locked into being the person we used to be, or think we are.”
~ Allan Lokos
In this past century, as in others,
our highest accomplishments still have the single aim
of bringing people together. ~ Antoine de Saint Exupéry
Unless one enjoys some degree of clairvoyance, no one can judge others.
One can see how others appear and how they are behaving,
but not who they are or why. ~ Tulku Thondup
Through the unfailing process of cause and effect,
our acts, our words and our thoughts
determine the happiness or the suffering that we will later experience.
~ Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
Knowledge must start from some foundation,
something must be recognized as known;
otherwise we shall be obliged always to define one unknown by means of another.
~ P. D. Ouspensky
“All that is necessary to eliminate those things that are keeping us in bondage
is a clear, nonconceptual perception of what they are and how they work.”
~ Bhante Gunaratana