The moral and religious system which Jesus Christ transmitted to us is the best the world has ever seen, or can see.
In humility imitate Jesus and Socrates.
1) Temperance... drink not to elevation. (2) Silence... avoid trifling conversations. (3) Order: Let all your things have their places... (4) Resolution... perform without fail what you resolve. (5) Frugality... i.e. waste nothing. (6) Industry: Lose no time; be always employ'd... (7) Sincerity: Use
As to Jesus of Nazareth, my opinion of whom you particularly desire, I think the system of Morals and his Religion, as he left them to us, the best the World ever saw or is likely to see; but I apprehend it has received various corrupting Changes; and I have, with most of the present Dissenters in E
Linda and I aren't one and one. We are two halves that make a whole -- two halves fitted together are more efficient than either half would ever be alone!
...The height of cultivation always runs to simplicity ... the ability to express the utmost with the minimum. It is the halfway cultivation that leads to ornamentation...
Fear comes from uncertainty; we can eliminate the fear within us when we know ourselves better.
A person cannot forget someone who is good to them.
Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Bring the mind to a sharp focus and make it alert so that it can immediately intuit truth, which is everywhere.
â€ŽThe successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.
There are too many stars and too few actors.
The stillness in stillness is not the real stillness; only when there is stillness in movement does the universal rhythm manifest.
When you're talking about fighting, as it is, with no rules, well then, baby you'd better train every part of your body!
Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against.
When one has reached maturity in the art, one will have a formless form. It is like ice dissolving in water. When one has no form, one can be all forms; when one has no style, he can fit in with any style.
I did what I came here to do. What I've done I've done with sincerity and to the best of my ability. You can't expect much more from life.
To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old', you derive security; from the 'new', you gain the flow.
There will be calmness, tranquility, when one is free from external objects and is not perturbed.
Success means doing something sincerely and wholeheartedly.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
The Western approach to reality is mostly through theory, and theory begins by denying reality -- to talk about reality, to go around reality, to catch anything that attracts our sense-intellect and abstract it away from reality itself. Thus philosophy begins by saying that the outside world is not
True thusness is the substance of thought, and thought is the function of true thusness. There is no thought except that of true thusness. Thusness does not move, but its motion and function are inexhaustible.
You cannot force the Now. â€” But can you neither condemn nor justify and yet be extraordinarily alive as you walk on? You can never invite the wind, but you must leave the window open.