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A truly happy person is someone who is joyfully independent of outer conditions.


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The heart is always the place to go. Go home into your heart, where there is warmth, appreciation, gratitude and contentment

The heart is always the place to go. Go home into your heart, where there is warmth, appreciation, gratitude and contentment



If we want to be loved, we are looking for a support system. If we want to love, we are looking for spiritual growth.

If we want to be loved, we are looking for a support system. If we want to love, we are looking for spiritual growth.



Eventually we will find (mostly in retrospect, of course) that we can be very grateful to those people who have made life most difficult for us.

Eventually we will find (mostly in retrospect, of course) that we can be very grateful to those people who have made life most difficult for us.



The Buddha compared anger with picking up hot coals with one's bare hands and trying to throw them at the person with whom one is angry. Who gets burned first? The one who is angry of course.

The Buddha compared anger with picking up hot coals with one's bare hands and trying to throw them at the person with whom one is angry. Who gets burned first? The one who is angry of course.



"Wholeheartedly" means that we give our time, love, and energy unstintingly.

"Wholeheartedly" means that we give our time, love, and energy unstintingly.



From contact comes feeling. From feeling comes reaction. This is what keeps us in the cycle of birth and death. Our reactions to our feelings are our passport to rebirth.

From contact comes feeling. From feeling comes reaction. This is what keeps us in the cycle of birth and death. Our reactions to our feelings are our passport to rebirth.



As long as we have practiced neither concentration nor mindfulness, the ego takes itself for granted and remains its usual normal size, as big as the people around one will allow.

As long as we have practiced neither concentration nor mindfulness, the ego takes itself for granted and remains its usual normal size, as big as the people around one will allow.



If we do not try, we will not know.

If we do not try, we will not know.



Mindfulness is a mental activity that in due course eliminates all suffering.

Mindfulness is a mental activity that in due course eliminates all suffering.



Half the spiritual life consists of remembering what we are up against and where we are going.

Half the spiritual life consists of remembering what we are up against and where we are going.





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It's very important that we have a president who is mindful of the cruelty that is perpetrated on animals.



Surely the church is a place where one day's truce ought to be allowed to the dissensions and animosities of mankind.

Surely the church is a place where one day's truce ought to be allowed to the dissensions and animosities of mankind.



When the Reich could no longer pay its obligations, Germany would go bankrupt.

When the Reich could no longer pay its obligations, Germany would go bankrupt.



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A symphony must be like the world. It must contain everything.



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Seeds carry life from generation to generation without end. Through the seeds speak the voices of the ancestors. Each time we plant a seed, we become ancestors for the generations to come.



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Happiness is intrinsic, it's an internal thing. When you build it into yourself, no external circumstances can take it away.



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The I of the basic word I-Thou is different from that of the basic word I-It.



I was still interested in the youth rebellion but never-the-less I stopped being a victim. Stopped trying to attack the establishment realizing that it takes too much of your energy.

I was still interested in the youth rebellion but never-the-less I stopped being a victim. Stopped trying to attack the establishment realizing that it takes too much of your energy.




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