Portable Life

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.”

Meditative Life

“It’s helpful to remind yourself that meditation is about opening and relaxing with whatever arises, without picking and choosing.”

Disciplined Life

“In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves. Self-discipline with all of them came first.”

Wakeful Life

“Those who have compared our life to a dream were right…we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep.”

A Real Challenge

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”

Sacrifice

“In some ways suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning, such as the meaning of a sacrifice.”

Choice

“Forces beyond your control can take away everything you possess except one thing: your freedom to choose how you will respond to the situation.”

Remembering

“I do not forget any good deed done to me and I do not carry a grudge for a bad one.”

Absolute Honesty

“No man should judge unless he asks himself in absolute honesty whether in a similar situation he might not have done the same.”

Endless Nature

“I existed from all eternity and, behold, I am here; and I shall exist till the end of time, for my being has no end.”