Do not lose your inward peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset – St. Francis de Sales

Love heals everyone . . . both those that receive it and those that give it – Anthony de Mello S.J.

There is only one courage and that is the courage to let go of the past, not to collect it, not to accumulate it, not to cling to it. We all cling to the past, and because we cling to the past we become unavailable to the present – Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Why worry one’s head over a thing that is inevitable? Why die before one’s death? – Mahatma Gandhi

As soon as a man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins – Albert Schweitzer

Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers – Voltaire

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye – Antoine-Marie-Roger de Saint-Exupery

The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives – William James

“Let not kindness and truth forsake thee: Bind them about thy neck; Write them upon the tablet of thy heart. 3:3 – Proverbs

The most manifest sign of wisdom is a continual cheerfulness; a state like that in the regions above the moon, always clear and calm – Michel de Montaigne

Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb – Pythagoras

It seems to me that one of the greatest stumbling blocks in this life is this constant struggle to reach, to achieve, to acquire – Krishnamurti

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle – Albert Einstein

Tyrants would have cause to tremble if reason were to become the rule of duty in any of the relations of life, for the light might spread till perfect day appeared. And when it did appear, how would men smile at the sight of the bugbears at which they started during the night of ignorance, or the twilight of timid inquiry? – Mary Wollestonecraft Shelley

There is no need to go to India or anyplace else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

The truth of a thing is the feel of it, not the think of it – Stanley Kubrick

Where we are free to act, we are free to act from acting, and where we are able to say no, we are also able to say yes – Aristotle

This Self is That which has been described as ‘Not this, not this.’ It is imperceptible, for It is never perceived; undecaying, for It never decays; unattached, for It never attaches Itself; unfettered, for It never feels pain and never suffers injury – Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

Only if one knows the truth of love, which is the real nature of the Self, will the strong entangled knot of life be untied. Only if one attains the height of love will liberation be attained. Such is the heart of all religions – Sri Ramana Maharshi

Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst ones are your own fears – Rudyard Kipling

Truth that is naked is the most beautiful, and the simpler its expression the deeper is the impression it makes; this is partly because it gets unobstructed hold of the hearer’s mind without his being distracted by secondary thoughts, and partly because he feels that here he is not being corrupted or deceived by the arts of rhetoric, but that the whole effect is got from the thing itself – Arthur Schopenhauer

You can’t worship a spirit in spirit, unless you do it now. Wallowing in the past may be good literature. As wisdom, it’s hopeless – Aldous Huxley

I feel that the essence of spiritual practice is your attitude toward others. When you have a pure, sincere motivation, then you have right attitude toward others based on kindness, compassion, love and respect. Practice brings the clear realisation of the oneness of all human beings and the importance of others benefiting by your actions – The Dalai Lama

Not one of us knows what effect his life produces, and what he gives to others; that is hidden from us and must remain so, though we are often allowed to see some little fraction of it, so that we may not lose courage – Albert Schweitzer

In this playhouse of infinite forms I have had my play, and here have I caught sight of him that is formless – Rabindranath Tagore