Saturday, 29 October 2011
Thursday, 27 October 2011
Wednesday, 26 October 2011
A sage knows by intuitive wisdom, not limited by what he sees and hears only. In the whole universe, there is nothing that is not me. - Zhang Dai
Manifest the divinity within you and everything will be harmoniously arranged around it. - Swami Vivekananda
Spiritual practice is essential for realization of the Divine. - Sathya Sai Baba
I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. - Lao Tzu
In the morning, hear the Way; in the evening, die content! - Confucius
Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle. - Lewis Carroll
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. - Gibran Khalil
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
To see and understand the big picture, you’ve got to meet the Master Painter.
Consciousness dances upon the ocean of context and form, upon a backdrop of space and time.
Our spiritual energy has to go somewhere after we passed from this world. In that sense we can never really die.
The microcosm of the self is essentially the same as the macrocosm of the universe.
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Patience is an essential element of spiritual path.
In the stillness of being I remain forever here and now.
Tuesday, 25 October 2011
Monday, 24 October 2011
Sunday, 23 October 2011
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors. - Henry Ward Beecher
A book is valuable not only for what it says but for what it makes you think, or causes you to remember. No matter what you wish to do or become there are books to teach you, help you, guide you. - Louis L'Amour
A book worth reading is worth buying. - John Ruskin
A good book is the purest essence of a human soul. - Thomas Carlyle
A good book praises itself. - German Proverb
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted. You should live several lives while reading it. - William Styron
A home without books is a body without soul. To add a library to a house is to give that house a soul. - Cicero
A man is known by the books he reads. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity. - E.M.Forster
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person. - Chanakya
Books are embalmed minds. They make the great of other days our present teachers. - Christian Nestell Bovee
Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life. - Christopher Paolini
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. - James Russell Lowell
Books are masters who instruct us without rods or ferules, without words or anger, without bread or money. If you approach them, they are not asleep; if you seek them, they do not hide; if you blunder, they do not scold; if you are ignorant, they do not laugh at you. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Books are the mirrors of the soul. - Virginia Woolfe
Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you. - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house. - Henry Ward Beecher
Books are the food of youth, the delight of old age; the ornament of prosperity, the refuge and comfort of adversity; a delight at home, and no hindrance abroad; companions by night, in traveling, in the country. - Cicero
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers. - Charles W. Eliot
Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves. - Jeremy Collier
Books worth reading once are worth reading twice; and what is most important of all, the masterpieces of literature are worth reading a thousand times. - Unknown
Each time we re-read a book we get more out of it because we put more into it; a different person is reading it, and therefore it is a different book. - Murial Clark
I want to do something splendid ... something heroic or wonderful that won't be forgotten after I'm dead ... I think I shall write books. - Louisa May Alcott
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. - Haruki Murakami
It is quite too common a practice, both in readers and the more superficial class of critics, to judge a book by what it is not, a matter much easier to determine than what it is. - James Russell Lowell
My last refuge, my books: simple pleasures, like finding wild onions by the side of the road, or requited love. - Tracy Letts
No one ever reads a book. He reads himself through books. - Romain Rolland
Of books in our time the variety is so voluminous, and they follow so fast from the press, that one must be a swift reader to acquaint himself even with their titles, and wise to discern what are worth reading. - Amos Bronson Alcott
The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I read over a book I have perused before, it resembles the meeting of an old one. - George Gissing
Wear the old coat and buy the new book. - Austin Phelps
Saturday, 22 October 2011
Friday, 21 October 2011
Boredom is a sign of satisfied ignorance, blunted apprehension, crass sympathies, dull understanding, feeble powers of attention, and irreclaimable weakness of character. - James Bridie
Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time. - Thomas Szasz
Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The things to avoid is being a bore to oneself. - Gerald Brenan
We have to take responsibility for our own boredom and delve into the limitless opportunities that our imaginations afford us. Whether in fashioning a masterpiece of art, or seeing a problem from a new perspective, the creative instinct is uniquely human and waiting within you to be tapped. So when your life seems emptier than it should, when it needs a healthy transfusion of vitality, use your imagination. - Leo Buscaglia