Saturday, May 2, 2009

Collection of quotes

Do the right thing. As opposed to doing the next thing right. - Bill Murray

Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid. - Goethe; also spoken in the movie "Almost Famous"

Give in to desire and see only the illusion. Free yourself of desire and see the greatness within. - Lao Ma on Xena

You are what your deep, driving desire is. As your desire is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny. - Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

Karma is the eternal assertion of human freedom - our thoughts, our words and deeds are the threads of the net which we throw around ourselves. - Swami Vivekananda

An integral being knows without going, sees without looking, and accomplishes without doing. - Lao Tzu

Nature is the perfect teacher. It reveals the order in chaos.

Do not place importance on unimportant things.

Some people have money, others are rich.

To conquer others is to have power. To conquer yourself is to know the way.

Everyday we have is one day more than we deserve. - Robert Redford’s character in Up Close & Personal

From Tuesdays With Morrie

Don’t cling to things, because everything is impermanent. - Buddhist proverb
Love each other, or perish. - Auden
Love is the only rational act. - Levine
What we take we must replenish. - Morrie Schwartz
Death ends a life, not a relationship. - Morrie Schwartz

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