Mark Twain

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."

- Mark Twain

Monday, June 3, 2013

Buddhist dhamma talks & podcasts from over 25 sources, mostly Theravada.

“It may be .. that when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey.”  Wendell Berry

“Something is lost if we rush headlong into the details of the day without pausing to pay homage to the mystery of life.” Kent Nerburn

"When we tug at a single thing in nature, we find it attached to the rest of the world."  John Muir

"Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair."  Kahlil Gibran

"Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions."    Hafiz of Shiraz

"One must from time to time attempt things that are beyond one's capacity." Auguste Renoir

"I have sometimes been wildly despairingly miserably, but thru it all I still know that just to be alive is a grand thing." Agatha Christie

"Even after all these years the sun doesn't say 'You owe me.' Look what happens! The whole world lights up." Hafiz

"When before the beauty of a sunset or a mountain, you pause and exclaim, 'Ah,' you are participating in divinity."   Joseph Campbell

"Write what should not be forgotten." --Isabel Allende

"The best way out is always through." Robert Frost.  

"Feeling is what I like in art, not craftiness and the hiding of feelings.” Jack Kerouac

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