Bhagavad-Gita

-The reward of all action is to be found in enlightenment.

-Seek refuge in the attitude of detachment and you will amass the wealth of spiritual awareness. Those who are motivated by the desire for the fruits of their actions … Read the rest

Joseph Persico

Never have so many experienced such intensity of emotions; never had comradeship–a sense of needing and being needed–struck so deeply and bound prior strangers so strongly in a blood brotherhood.
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Joan Chittister

Work is my gift to the world. It is my social fruitfulness. It ties me to my neighbor and binds me to the future. What is the use of living a useful life if I do not also lead a … Read the rest

Audrey Hepburn

-Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.

-I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, … Read the rest

Michael Shermer Quotations

-Anecdotal thinking comes naturally; science requires training.

-But because we live in an age of science, we have a preoccupation with corroborating our myths.

-But the power of science lies in open publication, which, with the rise of the Internet, … Read the rest

Pema Chodron Quotations

-It’s also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that’s sitting right here right now… with its aches and it pleasures… is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive.… Read the rest

Wei Wu Wei

-Destroy ‘the ego’, hound it, beat it, snub it, tell it where it gets off? Great fun, no doubt, but where is it? Must you not find it first? Isn’t there a word about catching your goose before you can … Read the rest

Margo Kaufman Quotations

-I once complained to my father that I didn’t seem able to do things the same way other people did. Dad’s advice? ‘Margo, don’t be a sheep. People hate sheep. They eat sheep.’
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