Monday, August 10, 2009

Quotes - 3



Mysticism occurs whenever a human being sees the separation between the natural and the supernatural, the temporal and the eternal, as overcome - Albert Schweitzer
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We are all cells in the same body of humanity - Peace Pilgrim
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If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other - Mother Teresa
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He who experiences the unity of life sees his own Self in all beings, and all beings in his own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye - Bhagavad Gita
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He is enlightened, liberated, who sees all things as One - Unseparated - Angelus Silesius
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Every experience that comes to you is an opportunity to birth your Divinity - Richard Levy
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Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity - Martin Luther King Jr.
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If you stand straight do not fear a crooked shadow - Chinese Proverb
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There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.' said Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle
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If a man's mind becomes pure, his surroundings will also become pure - Buddha
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To see your drama clearly is to be liberated from it - Ken Keyes, Jr
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Only that in you which is me can hear what I'm saying. - Baba Ram Dass
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In the depth of your hopes and desires lies your silent knowledge of the beyond; And like seeds dreaming beneath the snow - your heart dreams of spring. Trust the dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity - Kahlil Gibran
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At the center of your being you have the answer; You know who you are and you know what you want - Lao-tzu
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Paradise is always where love dwells - Richter
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Integrity has no need of rules - Albert Camus
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When it's cold, water freezes into ice; when it's warm, ice melts into water. Similarly, when you are confused, essence freezes into mind; when you are enlightened, mind melts into essence - Muso Kokushi
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The more talking and thinking, the farther from the Truth - Seng-Ts'an
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It is always there, right where you are; if you seek it, obviously you do not see it - Muso Kokushi
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As I lived up to the highest light I had, higher and higher light came to me - Peace Pilgrim
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If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us - Hermann Hesse
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The water a cow laps turns into milk; the water a snake licks changes into poison - Zen saying
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Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm - Disraeli
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When the mind is silent, beyond weakness or non-concentration, then it can enter into a world which is far beyond the mind: the highest End - Upanishads
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You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips - Goldsmith
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If you want to make an enemy, try to change someone - Robert Anthony
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The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not and never persist in trying to set people right - Hannah Whitall Smith
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If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work - Kahlil Gibran
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Solitude is such a potential thing. We hear voices in solitude, we never hear in the hurry and turmoil of life; we receive counsels and comforts, we get under no other condition - Amelia Barr
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Not all people are called to be hermits, but all people need enough silence and solitude in their lives to enable the deep inner voice of their own true self to be heard at least occasionally - Thomas Merton

2 comments:

sfauthor said...

Nice posting. Do you know about this edition of the Gita?

http://www.YogaVidya.com/gita.html

Antony said...

No I was not familiar with that book or edition so I cannot make any comments