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J. Krishnamurti, Fear: Its Beginning, Middle and End
in so-called love and worship; it is there in ambition and success; it is there in life and in death; it is there in physical things and in psychological factors. (...) Though it is sought ...
Mary Oliver, When Death Comes
When death comes like the hungry bear in autumn; when death comes and takes all the bright coins from his purse to buy me, and snaps the purse shut; when death comes like...
David Copperfield, Kindness, Plain and Simple
Which makes kindness spiritual gold. I am writing these words a few weeks after my father's death. [] For my father, being kind was natural. He had a gift for it. I have to really work ...
Meredith Krugel, What Breathes Us?
what you are is this breathing aliveness. And you can feel the ecstasy in this breathing. Life and death are one variation of the in breath and out breath. The ecstasy, the bliss of existence is big,...
Sir John Wilson, To Walk Unmasked
failure to retain hope and the capacity for new enchantment. To fear neither life nor death and, whilst seeking mitigation of suffering, to accept the inevitability of loss. To...
Sri Aurobindo, The Divine Superman
It is to be free and not a slave, to be one and not divided, to be immortal and not obscured by death, to be full of light and not darkened, to be full of bliss and not the sport of grief and suff...
Kahlil Gibran, Spaces in Togetherness
and together you shall be forevermore. You shall be together when the white wings of death scatter your days. Aye, you shall be together even in the silent memory of God. ...
Silo, Towards Coherence and Unity
If you believe that your life will end with death, what you think, feel, and do has no meaning. Everything will end with incoherence and disintegration. If you believe that your life does not end...
Lance Armstrong, So I Believed
"The night before brain surgery, I thought about death. I searched out my larger values, and I asked myself, if I was going to die, did I want to do it fighting and clawing or in peaceful surren...
Alanis Morissette, Thank You Silence
remembering your divinity how bout unabashedly bawling your eyes out how bout not equating death with stopping thank you india thank you providence thank you disillusionment t...
Marianne Williamson, Emotional Chains
afraid of dying young or we're afraid of growing old. We're more afraid of life than we are of death. You'd think we'd have some compassion for ourselves, bound up in emotional chains the wa...
Richard Rose, Search Itself Changes You
a big problem: you don't know who you are, or where you came from, or where you're going after death. Most people spend their lives keeping themselves too distracted to think about this. "But...
Thich Nhat Hanh, Still Arriving
arrive, in order to laugh and to cry, to fear and to hope. The rhythm of my heart is the birth and death of all that is alive. I am a mayfly metamorphosing on the surface of the river. And I am t...
Zen Parable, Trees Don't Compare
As I entered your court suddenly I felt inferior. I have never felt like that before. I have faced death many times, and I have never felt any fear -- why am I now feeling frightened?" The Maste...
Bo Lozoff, Simple Living, Simple Joy
have committed suicide in the past two-and-a-half years. Suicide is now the third leading cause of death among teenagers ... We need to start asking ourselves some searching questions about why l...
Albert Schweitzer, Reverence For Life
necessity. -- Albert Schweitzer (after the age of 30, he served humanity tirelessly till his death in 1965; more ...) ...
Gandhi, Uncommon Quotes
of being lost in the music of the voice." "Have I that non-violence of the brave in me? My death alone will show that. If someone killed me and I died with prayer for the assasin on my lips,...
Shunryu Suzuki, Water-falls
universe, you have fear. Whether it is separated into drops or not, water is water. Our life and death are the same thing. When we realize this fact, we have no fear of death anymore and we have n...
Victor Frankl, Worthy of Your Suffering
mind after I became acquainted with those marytrs whose behavior in the camp, whose suffering and death, bore witness to the fact that the last inner freedom cannot be lost. It can be said that the...
Nisargadatta Maharaj, I Am That
The real does not die, the unreal never lived. Once you know that death happens to the body and not to you, you just watch your body falling off like a discarded garment. The real you is ti...
Anthony De Mello, Life Before Death
what to do with this life who want another that will last forever?" "But is there life after death or is there not?" persisted a disciple. "Is there life before death? -- that is the quest...
Satish Kumar, Fear and Love
Our lives are ruled by fear. Fear of death, fear of old age, fear of illness, fear of unemployment, fear of failure, fear of superiors, fear of inferiors, fear of responsibility, fear of commit...
Ramana Maharshi, Fear of Death
sickness, and on that day there was nothing wrong with my health, but a sudden violent fear of death overtook me. There was nothing in my state of health to account for it, and I did not try t...
Kahlil Gibran, Tear And A Smile
matter and pass as a cloud over the mountain of sorrow and the plains of joy to meet the breeze of death and return whence it came -- to the ocean of Love and Beauty. -- Kahlil Gibran ...
Martin Luther King Jr., His Own Eulogy
we will be victimized with what is life's final common denominator--that something we call death. We all think about it and every now and then I think about my own death and I ...
Philip Toshio Sudo, Zen Alarm Clock
event knocks us awake. Zen says, don't wait until the car accident, a cancer diagnosis, or the death of a loved one to get your priorities straight. Do it now. Let today's wake-up ca...
Kasturba, Most Perfect Marriage
husband has climbed the ladder of success, as so often happens in other countries. I knew that death would still find us husband and wife." -- Kasturba to her husband, Mahatma Gandhi ...
Albert Schweitzer, Service of Humanity
humanity. -- Albert Schweitzer (after the age of 30, he served humanity tirelessly till his death in 1965; more at http://www.schweitzer.org) ...
Krishnamurti, Imitation
see that their minds do not want to be disturbed. They want peace, even though it is the peace of death; but real peace is something entirely different. When the mind establishes itself in a groov...
Krishnamurti, On Generosity
have talked about many things concerning life, authority, ambition, fear, greed, envy, death, time; we have talked about many things. If you observe, if you have gone into it, if you...
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