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Inner life is Divine.
     - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Meditating deeply... reach the depth of the source. Branching streams cannot compare to this source! Sitting alone in a great silence, even though the heavens turn and the earth is upset, you will not even wink.
     - Nyogen Senzaki

Joy is not in things! It is in us!
     - Benjamin Franklin

A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
     - Marcus Tullius Cicero

If I am at peace with myself, I will not spend my energy in conflict.
     - Lao Tzu

Count your blessings, honey!
     - Helen S. Lutes

Don't let yesterday use up too much of today.
     - Will Rogers

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart... Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
     - Carl Jung

Men seek out retreats for themselves in the country, by the seaside, on the mountains... But all this is unphilosophical to the last degree... when thou canst at a moment's notice retire into thyself.
     - -Marcus Aelius Aurelius

What the superior man seeks is within himself. What the inferior man seeks is in others.
     - Confucius

Occupation with worldly things is like slow poison. Gradually, without your noticing it, it leads you to death.
     - Anandamayi Ma

If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.
     - Chinese proverb

Tolerance, patience and understanding are the highest virtues every man should develop. We are the results of what we were and we will be the results of what we are.
     - Siddartha Buddha

One ship drives East,
and another drives West,
With the self-same winds that blow;
Tis the set of the sails, and not the gales,
Which tells us the way to go.

Like the winds of the sea are the ways of fate,
As we voyage along through life;
Tis the set of the soul that decides its goal,
And not the calm or the strife.
     - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
     - Mahatma Gandhi

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
     - Will Rogers

What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
     - Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is now proved was once only imagined.
     - William Blake

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
     - Arthur Schopenhauer

New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.
     - John Locke

All great spirits have encountered opposition from mediocre minds.
     - Albert Einstein

The way to do is to be.
     - Lao Tzu

The moment has no time.
     - Leonardo Da Vinci

When you gaze long into the abyss, the abyss also gazes into you.
     - Friedrich Nietzsche

We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake.
     - Thoreau

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
     - Xenocrates

All true greatness must come from internal growth.
     - Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Let us be silent that we may hear the whispers of God.
     - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The highest level of prayer is not a prayer for anything. It is a deep and profound silence, in which we allow ourselves to be still and know Him. In that silence, we are changed. We are calmed. We are illumined.
     - Marianne Williamson

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose.
     - Elisabeth Kubler Ross

Through meditative techniques, one can free the mind of delusions and attain what we call enlightenment.
     - Dalai Lama

Meditation is the straight flight of the mind to the Kingdon of Heaven present in the heart of everyone.
     - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

For as you think in your heart so will your life be, the mind contains all possibilities.
     - Edgar Cayce

The finest emotion of which we are capable is the mystic emotion. Herein lies the germ of all art and all true science. Anyone to whom this feeling is alien, who is no longer capable of wonderment and lives in a state of fear is a dead man. To know that what is impenetrable for us really exists and manifests itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty, whose gross forms alone are intelligible to our poor faculties - this knowledge, this feeling ... that is the core of the true religious sentiment.
     - Albert Einstein

Do not dwell in the past,
do not dream of the future,
concentrate the mind on the present moment.
     - Buddha

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
     - Albert Einstein

Truth is one (though) the wise call it by many names.
     - R. N. Tagore

Man is superior to the stars if he lives the power of superior wisdom. Such a person being the master over heaven and earth by means of his will is a magus and magic is not socery but supreme wisdom.
     - Paracelsus

To thine own self be true.
     - William Shakespeare

He who knows others is learned. He who knows himself is wise.
     - Lao Tzu

People only see what they are prepared to see.
     - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Peace cannot be kept by force, It can only be achieved by understanding.
     - Albert Einstein

Either war is obsolete or men are.
     - R. Buckminster Fuller

Everybody loves to talk about calmness and peace, whether in a family, national, or international context, but without inner peace how can we make real peace? World peace through hatred and force is impossible.
     - Dalai Lama

If there is righteousness in the heart,
   there will be beauty in the character.
If there be beauty in the character,
   there will be harmony in the family home.
If there is harmony in the family home,
   there will be order in the nation.
When there is order in the nation,
   there will be peace in the world.
     - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Thank God I can still learn!
     - Michelangelo (at age 89)

The less man eats, the nearer he is to divinity
     - Socrates

Man is what he eats.
     - Goethe

You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
     - Heraclitus

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
     - Helen Keller

When you are good to others you are best to yourself.
     - Ash Dabra

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
     - Lao Tzu

The best definition of success is well-being...not continual bondage to unreasonable ambition.
     - Manly P. Hall

Excellence, is not a single act - rather, it is the habits we keep.
     - Aristotle

Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
     - Buddha

Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
     - Rumi

To see the world in a grain of sand, and to see heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hands, and eternity in an hour.
     - William Blake

In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
     - Mahatma Gandhi

God is the same everywhere. It is men who make him different.
     - Tat Wale Baba

I wasted time, and now time doth waste me.
     - William Shakespeare

Many receive advice, only the wise profits from it.
     - Syrus

Compassion to the poor and the needy is our duty to God.
     - Ammachi

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know, the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.
     - Albert Schweitzer

He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt.
He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice.
This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once.
Heroism at command, senseless brutality, deplorable love-of-country stance,
how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is;
I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action!
It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking...
the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind.
If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil,
but because of the people who don't do anything about it.

Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.

For the rest of my life I want to reflect on what Light is.
     - Albert Einstein

Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.
     - Mother Theresa

The mother's love is not given to us
to spoil us with indulgence,
but to soften our hearts,
that we may in turn
soften others with kindness.
     - Swami Paramhansa Yogananda

Prayer is not verbal. It is from the heart. To merge into the heart is prayer.
     - Sri Ramana Maharishi

Let the water settle; you will see the moon and stars mirrored in your being.
     - Jelaluddin Rumi

Man is the divine poured into a human mold.

Everything else, alive or inert, is also divine, but it is the privilege of man alone to be able to become aware of this precious truth.

There is no discipline equal to service to smother the ego and fill the heart with genuine joy. When you serve man, you serve God.

Love all. Serve all.
     - Sathya Sai Baba

It is all love and it is all about love.
     - Helen S. Lutes

He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much.
     - Lao-Tzu

A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.
     - Charles Dickens

I am convinced that the only hell which exists is the inability to love.
     - Dostoyevsky

Nature's government administers the infinite diversity of the universe with perfect order and without a problem. For a national government to succeed, it's constitution must be aligned with the constitution of nature's government - the constitution of the universe.

Nature's government spontaneously brings satisfaction to everyone because it promotes all innumerable, diverse tendencies of life in the evolutionary direction.
     - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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