Saturday, January 31, 2009

Friday, January 30, 2009


Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Albert Einstein

A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of others.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009


To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

The Recapitulation of the Lords Prayer

True love demands sacrifice, because true love is a transforming force and is really the
birth-pangs of union on a higher plain.

Monday, January 26, 2009

The Buddha

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Jalallidim Rami

I died as a mineral and became a plant,
I died as a plant and rose to animal,
I died as an animal and I was man.
Why should I fear?
When was I less by dying?

Saturday, January 24, 2009


It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Thursday, January 22, 2009


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

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Eknath Easwaran

Nothing really worth having comes quickly and easily; If it did, I doubt that we would ever grow.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Monday, January 19, 2009

Albert Einstein

A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of others.

Sunday, January 18, 2009


We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Friday, January 16, 2009


Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace.

Monday, January 12, 2009

Love yourself and be awake -today, tomorrow, always.
First establish yourself in the way,
then teach others, and so defeat sorrow.
To straighten the crooked you must first do a harder thing -straighten yourself.
You are the only master. Who else?
Subdue yourself, and discover your master.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Saturday, January 10, 2009


Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

Thursday, January 8, 2009


Believe nothing merely because you have been told it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings -that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

James Madison

"Knowledge will forever govern ingorance and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power knowledge gives."

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Buddhism is not divorced from reality but is found within it, confronting human suffering head-on and teaching a way to overcome it. Buddhism is about transforming this world of suffering and hardship into a world of hope. Buddhism is in the here and now, not in some distant place.

Monday, January 5, 2009

Arnold Edinborough

"Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me curiosity killed the cat I say only the cat died nobly."

Sunday, January 4, 2009

What Buddhism seeks to do is, in the midst of that changing reality from which we can never divorce ourselves, in the midst of the "mud" of reality, to help us achieve a state of the highest hope and fulfillment and to lead society and our environment in the direction of peace and prosperity.

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Daniel Boorstin

"The greatest obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents and the ocean was not ignorance, but the illusion of knowledge."

Friday, January 2, 2009

"If you light a lantern for another, it will also brighten your own way."

Thursday, January 1, 2009