The safest course is to do nothing against one’s conscience. With this secret, we can enjoy life and have no fear from death.
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I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: “O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.” And God granted it.
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I always like people who have developed long and hard, particularly through introspection and a lot of dedication. I think that what they arrive at is, usually, deeper and more beautiful than the person who seems to have that ability and fluidity from the beginning.
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
It is, indeed, at home that every man must be known by those who would make a just estimate either of his virtue or felicity; for smiles and embroidery are alike occasional, and the mind is often dressed for show in painted honor, and fictitious benevolence.
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked what I thought, and attended to my answer.
There is, indeed, nothing that so much seduces reason from vigilance, as the thought of passing life with an amiable woman.
We all really basically have a lot of magic it’s only those of us that choose to accept it that really understand it.
Broken, like a mosaic, I am pieced together. I am still a piece of art, though I may not be fully appreciated by all, the ones that see the beauty, are the ones who have the understanding; gained through experience, that to break, doesn’t mean to give up.
Find enough clever things to say, and you’re a Prime Minister; write them down and you’re a Shakespeare.
Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.