I like things that are fun, and I look to do them a lot, and that I have the opportunities to do them makes me a lucky guy.
By seeing life as a game, your lightness of spirit will make problems seem easier.
Only a spontaneous feeling of empathy with others can really inspire us to act on their behalf. Nevertheless, compassion does not arise mechanically. Such a sincere feeling must grow gradually, cultivated within each individual, based on their own conviction of its worth. Adopting a kind attitude thus becomes a personal matter. How each of us behaves in daily life is after all, the real test of compassion.
Enlightenment is the understanding that this is all, that this is perfect, that this is it. Enlightenment is not an achievement, it is an understanding that there is nothing to achieve, nowhere to go.
All doubt, despair, and fear become insignificant once the intention of life becomes love, rather than dependence on love.
The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own
When truth has no burning, then it is philosophy, when it gets burning from the heart, it becomes poetry.
Before I get any kind of advancement or promotion in life I need to have earned the right to it. There are no free gifts in life nor are there any short cuts to success of a lasting nature. Being worthy of any kind of responsibility requires an attitude of service to others. I earn a right only when I have given cooperation to others from my heart.
Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. Whatever I do, when all is said and done, I do for or to myself. Perhaps I should think before I perform actions because after the seed of action is sown I have to reap the fruit. Moreover, I do not receive only one fruit for every seed sown, I often get a whole crop, good or bad according to the action or seed.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between. I want the freedom to try everything.
I agree with you that it is important to examine our presuppositions, thoroughly and once for all, in order to establish something solid. For I hold that it is only when we can prove all that we bring forward that we perfectly understand the thing under consideration. I know that the common herd takes little pleasure in these researches, but I know also that the common herd take little pains thoroughly to understand things.
If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.
Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism, and doubt.
Calmness and tolerance act like air-conditioning in a room; they increase a persons efficiency.
Acceptance gives me the experience of being like an angel: never judging,never criticizing and never worrying.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
Have you ever noticed that happiness is not a dependency, it is a decision? You don't actually need anything to be happy. It's not something that comes from outside, it comes from inside, and when you radiate a happy energy you'll be amazed what it attracts into your life. Don't worry, be happy...sound familiar? Decide now, be happy, and watch magic begin to enter your life.