I dont oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war.
You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence, we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices.
The most successful politician is he who says what the people are thinking most often in the loudest voice.
When animals do something noble we say they are behaving "like humans." When humans do something disgusting we say they are behaving “like animals.” Clumsy use of the English language perpetuates the myth that animals are inferior and disposable beings. This makes the task of humanitarians even more difficult.
To know that one knows what one knows, and to know that one doesnt know what one doesnt know, there lies true wisdom.
Honesty and truth are a way of life, the only way. It means more than just what the words imply, because it also means being true to yourself. The purity of heart is visible when the love of God is reflected so clearly and strongly that it shines through, even in the most adverse conditions and circumstances. Such a man has reached a point where nothing can touch him because he has come so close to God that his whole life is based on the solid foundations of truth, love and devotion to God. How can anything touch such a man?
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.
Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears.
When things get too heavy, just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man.
Some Westerners follow Tibetan Buddhism and adopt the dress - this is too extreme. The important thing is to take the spiritual aspects and not the cultural side.
Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down.
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
You know what it's like to wake up in the middle of the night with a vivid dream? And you know that if you don't have a pencil and pad by the bed, it will be completely gone by the next morning. Sometimes it's important to wake up and stop dreaming. When a really great dream shows up, grab it.
I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.