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  • #1
    Eckhart Tolle
    “Identification with your mind, which causes thought to become compulsive. Not to be able to stop thinking is a dreadful affliction, but”
    Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

  • #2
    Eckhart Tolle
    “The beginning of freedom is the realization that you are not the possessing entity — the thinker. Knowing this enables you to observe the entity. The moment you start watching the thinker, a higher level of consciousness becomes activated.”
    Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

  • #3
    Eckhart Tolle
    “You’ll”
    Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

  • #4
    Dan Millman
    “master…Fear”
    Dan Millman, The Journeys of Socrates

  • #5
    Dan Millman
    “moment,”
    Dan Millman, The Journeys of Socrates

  • #6
    Dan Millman
    “The movements of the highest warriors are relaxed and expansive because they fight for a cause larger than themselves. Only by surrendering to God’s will does one find victory in battle and serenity in life.” Serafim started pacing again, as he did”
    Dan Millman, The Journeys of Socrates

  • #7
    “Being attached to any worldly thing always leads to suffering, since nothing in the world is permanent and any attachment to impermanence is certain to cause suffering.”
    David Tuffley, The Essence of Buddhism

  • #8
    “The third noble truth holds that you can end your suffering by eliminating the desire for sensual gratification and breaking the attachments you have to the egoic self and any of the other conceptual structures that are the furniture of your life.”
    David Tuffley, The Essence of Buddhism

  • #9
    “The enlightened person therefore tells the truth, speaks with warm gentleness when they do speak, and refrains from speaking when they have nothing important to say.”
    David Tuffley, The Essence of Buddhism

  • #10
    “The mental energy that is consumed by right effort is directed into self-discipline, truthfulness and compassion. The same energy might otherwise be channelled through a person’s base nature to produce desire, aggression and violence. Right effort ensures that this mental energy is expressed in wholesome ways.”
    David Tuffley, The Essence of Buddhism

  • #11
    “The essence of Buddhism lies in making efforts not to harm others and to live gently and peacefully, working towards the ultimate goal of pure and lasting happiness for all living beings.”
    Anzan Tashi, Buddhism for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know about Buddhism for Complete Beginners

  • #12
    “Almost all Buddhist schools of thoughts believe that consuming liquor is a violation of the fifth percept.”
    Anzan Tashi, Buddhism for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know about Buddhism for Complete Beginners

  • #13
    Billy Graham
    “It is the Holy Spirit's job to convict, God's job to judge and my job to love.”
    Billy Graham

  • #14
    “In the event that I am reincarnated, I would like to return as a deadly virus, in order to contribute something to solve overpopulation.”
    Prince Philip quoted in Deutsche Presse Agentur August 1988

  • #15
    “When we can treat all existing persons as human, it will be time enough to think about having more.”
    Athelstan Spilhaus

  • #16
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “I came to the conclusion long ago that all religions were true and that also that all had some error in them, and while I hold by my own religion, I should hold other religions as dear as Hinduism. So we can only pray, if we were Hindus, not that a Christian should become a Hindu; but our innermost prayer should be that a Hindu should become a better Hindu, a Muslim a better Muslim, and a Christian a better Christian.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #17
    William S. Burroughs
    “A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on. ”
    William S. Burroughs

  • #18
    Annelie Wendeberg
    “Before the times of change, still is it so: By a divine instinct men's minds mistrust Ensuing dangers; as by proof, we see The waters swell before a boisterous storm. William Shakespeare (Richard III)”
    Annelie Wendeberg, 1/2986



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