Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Quotes - Spiritual

Only by much searching and mining are gold and diamonds obtained, and man can find every truth connected with his being if he will dig deep into the mine of his soul. - James Allen

To accomplish our destiny it is not enough to merely guard prudently against road accidents. We must also cover before nightfall the distance assigned to each of us. - Dr. Alexis Carrel

When we consider we are bound to be serviceable to mankind, and bear with their faults, we shall perceive there is a common tie of nature and relation between us. - Marcus Aurelius

When I investigate and when I discover that the forces of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves, then truly I seem to be living among the gods. - Leon Battista Alberti

Infinite power and existence and blessedness are ours, and we have not to acquire them; they are our own, and we have only to manifest them. - Swami Vivekananda

Severing oneself from desire and being like a rock or tree, nothing will ever be achieved. Not departing from desire, but realizing a desireless right-mindedness - this is the Way. - Takuan Soho

Keep your heart clear and transparent and you will never be bound. A single disturbed thought, though, creates ten thousand distractions. - Ryokan

The dance of the flower in the wind, in the sun, in the rain, cannot be understood by the head; the heart has to be open for it. - Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

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