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MessageSujet: philosophical quotes : Matahama Gandhi   Jeu 22 Aoû - 13:37

march 15,2013

Forgiveness, ForgiveFight, Win Religion, Christ, Christians Peace,Society, Faith, Humanity, Patience

Where there is love there is life. Mahatma Gandhi

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Mahatma Gandhi

I like our Christ, I do not like Christians . Christians are so unlike our Christ. Mahatma Gandhi

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. Mahatma Gandhi

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. Mahatma Gandhi

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Gandhi

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. Mahatma Gandhi

You must be the change you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi

Change, Wish
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Mahatma Gandhi

Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts. Mahatma Gandhi

A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.
Mahatma Gandhi
Thoughts, Thinks, Product
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Mahatma Gandhi
Heart, Daily, Words
A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
Mahatma Gandhi
Easter, Good, Sacrifice
It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
Mahatma Gandhi
Politics, Put, Violence
A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
Mahatma Gandhi
Trouble, Worse, Avoid
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
Mahatma Gandhi
Nation, Greatness, Judged
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
Mahatma Gandhi
Morning, Evening, Prayer
Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.
Mahatma Gandhi
Relationship, Spiritual, Soul
Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mahatma Gandhi
Truth, Minority
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
Mahatma Gandhi
Hurt, Nobody, Permission
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
Mahatma Gandhi
Love, Brave, Coward
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Mahatma Gandhi
Anger, Correct
If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.
Mahatma Gandhi

An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching. Mahatma Gandhi

There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts. Mahatma Gandhi

Justice, Conscience

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MessageSujet: Re: philosophical quotes : Matahama Gandhi   Mer 22 Jan - 14:28

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. Dalai Lama

Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty. Albert Einstein

Notre tâche est de nous libérer de cette prison en élargissant le cercle de notre compassion afin qu'il embrasse tous les êtres vivants de la création de DIEU .

Notre tâche doit être de nous libérer de cette prison en élargissant notre cercle de compassion pour embrasser toutes les créatures vivantes et la nature

Notre tâche doit être de nous libérer nous-même de cette prison en étendant notre cercle de compassion pour embrasser toutes créatures vivantes et la nature entière .

All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives. Dalai Lama

Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion. Dalai Lama

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Lao Tzu

GOD You are our greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then GOD is that sweet flower of love.

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MessageSujet: Re: philosophical quotes : Matahama Gandhi   Mer 22 Jan - 14:56

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.

Our human compassion binds us the one to the other - not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.
Nelson Mandela

I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water.
Maya Angelou

Here are the values that we should all stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. Those are traditional values.

It is not until you open your mind and heart that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.

If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men. Saint Francis of Assisi

One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion. Simone de Beauvoir

Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism. Hubert H. Humphrey

Let us look for people who live by kindness, tolerance, compassion, a gentler way of looking at things.
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MessageSujet: Re: philosophical quotes : Matahama Gandhi   Mer 22 Jan - 14:56

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MessageSujet: Re: philosophical quotes : Matahama Gandhi   Mer 29 Jan - 15:46

1 january 2013

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Philosophy      Truth      Wise Words

We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.  ~Francois De La Rochefoucauld

A man with one watch knows what time it is; a man with two watches is never quite sure.  ~Lee Segall

Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.  ~Lewis Carrol, Alice in Wonderland

Believe those who are seeking the truth.  Doubt those who find it.  ~Andre Gide

Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.  ~Aesop

Only that in you which is me can hear what I'm saying.  ~Baba Ram Dass

I am a part of all that I have met.  ~Alfred Lord Tennyson

There's more to the truth than just the facts.  ~Author Unknown

The obscure we see eventually.  The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer.  ~Edward R. Murrow

Even a clock that does not work is right twice a day.  ~Polish Proverb

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.  ~Ludwig Börne

If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he lucky?  ~Stanislaw J. Lec

We are all but recent leaves on the same old tree of life and if this life has adapted itself to new functions and conditions, it uses the same old basic principles over and over again.  There is no real difference between the grass and the man who mows it.  ~Albert Szent-Györgyi

Sometimes it's necessary to go a long distance out of the way in order to come back a short distance correctly.  ~Edward Albee

When the student is ready, the master appears.  ~Buddhist Proverb

A gun gives you the body, not the bird.  ~Henry David Thoreau

Before enlightenment - chop wood, carry water.  After enlightenment - chop wood, carry water.  ~Zen Buddhist Proverb

When they go fishing, it is not really fish they are after.  It is a philosophic meditation.  ~E.T. Brown (Thanks, Walden Woods Project,

Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run.  The daily work - that goes on, it adds up.  ~Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams

I tell you everything that is really nothing, and nothing of what is everything, do not be fooled by what I am saying.  Please listen carefully and try to hear what I am not saying.  ~Charles C. Finn

Knock on the sky and listen to the sound.  ~Zen Saying

The fish trap exists because of the fish.  Once you've gotten the fish you can forget the trap.  The rabbit snare exists because of the rabbit.  Once you've gotten the rabbit, you can forget the snare.  Words exist because of meaning.  Once you've gotten the meaning, you can forget the words.  Where can I find a man who has forgotten words so I can talk with him?  ~Chuang Tzu

By daily dying I have come to be.  ~Theodore Roethke

You never know what is enough, until you know what is more than enough.  ~William Blake, Proverbs of Hell

It requires a great deal of faith for a man to be cured by his own placebos.  ~John L. McClenahan

What you see, yet can not see over, is as good as infinite.  ~Thomas Carlyle, Sartor Resartus, Book II, chapter 1

Philosophy is life's dry-nurse, who can take care of us - but not suckle us.  ~Soren Kierkegaard

Men are probably nearer the central truth in their superstitions than in their science.  ~Henry David Thoreau

Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.  ~Henri Louis Bergson

If you think you're free, there's no escape possible.  ~Ram Dass

The fly that doesn't want to be swatted is most secure when it lights on the fly-swatter.  ~G.C. Lichtenberg

Don't miss the donut by looking through the hole.  ~Author Unknown

You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.  ~Navajo Proverb

Life has the name of life, but in reality it is death.  ~Heraclitus, Eustathius ad Iliad

To learn something new, take the path that you took yesterday.  ~John Burroughs

Whatever I take, I take too much or too little; I do not take the exact amount.  The exact amount is no use to me.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

Alice came to a fork in the road.  "Which road do I take?" she asked.
"Where do you want to go?" responded the Cheshire cat.
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
~Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Each forward step we take we leave some phantom of ourselves behind.  ~John Lancaster Spalding

We must remember that nothing in this world really belongs to us. At best, we are merely borrowers. ~Christopher Isherwood

The map is not the territory.  ~Alfred Korzybski

No matter where you go or what you do, you live your entire life within the confines of your head.  ~Terry Josephson

Would there be this eternal seeking if the found existed?  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

I was once a skeptic but was converted by the two missionaries on either side of my nose.  ~Robert Brault,

He who has seen present things has seen all, both everything which has taken place from all eternity and everything which will be for time without end; for all things are of one kin and of one form.  ~Marcus Aurelius

If you chase two rabbits, you will not catch either one.  ~Russian Proverb

The observer, when he seems to himself to be observing a stone, is really, if physics is to be believed, observing the effects of the stone upon himself.  ~Bertrand Russell

The obstacle is the path.  ~Zen Proverb

It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.  ~James Thurber

It is easy to stand a pain, but difficult to stand an itch.  ~Chang Ch'ao

You cannot step into the same river twice.  ~Heraclitus, in Diogenes Laertius, Lives

You are fastened to them and cannot understand how, because they are not fastened to you.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

Only in the early morning light of day, and of life, can we see the world without its shadows.  Truth requires new beginnings.  ~Jeb Dickerson,

One day, someone showed me a glass of water that was half full.  And he said, "Is it half full or half empty?"  So I drank the water.  No more problem.  ~Alexander Jodorowsky

Among creatures born into chaos, a majority will imagine an order, a minority will question the order, and the rest will be pronounced insane.  ~Robert Brault,

What deep wounds ever closed without a scar?  ~George Gordon, Lord Byron, Child Harold's Pilgrimage

Extreme remedies are very appropriate for extreme diseases.  ~Hippocrates, Aphorisms

Seeking is not always the way to find.  ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827

You are the sky. Everything else—it's just the weather. ~Pema Chödrön

You exist in time, but you belong to eternity. ~Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

When you get there, there isn't any there there. ~Zen Proverb

It takes all the running you can do just to keep in the same place.  ~Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass, 1872

We waste a lot of time running after people we could have caught by just standing still.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

There is no tomorrow.  There is only a planet turning on its axis, and a creature given to optimistic fancies.  ~Robert Brault,

You can't reason someone out of a position they didn't reason themselves into.  ~Author Unknown

I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening; I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a virgin in the morning.  ~Aleister Crowley, Book of Lies

Tomorrow always comes, and today is never yesterday. ~S.A. Sachs

Weak eyes are fondest of glittering objects.  ~Thomas Carlyle

You can see a lot by just looking.  ~Yogi Berra, also often quoted as "You can observe a lot by just looking." (original wording as yet unverified)

Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers.  The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind.  ~Leo Rosten

The unreal is more powerful than the real.... Because it's only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last.  Stone crumbles.  Wood rots.  People, well, they die.  ~Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

Reason and faith are both banks of the same river.  ~Doménico Cieri Estrada

Man is the only animal who enjoys the consolation of believing in a next life; all other animals enjoy the consolation of not worrying about it.  ~Robert Brault,

See without looking,
hear without listening,
breathe without asking.
~W.H. Auden

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple. ~Dr Seuss

The winds of earth are old and sane
But tell me, tell me when you know —
What happens to a hurricane
That hasn't any place to go?
~David Hertz (screenplay) from 1947 movie Daisy Kenyon, based on 1945 novel by Elizabeth Janeway; the quote is a poem written by character Peter Lapham (verse form and punctuation unconfirmed; screenplay was also contributed to by Margaret Buell Wilder, Ted Sills, and Ring Lardner, Jr)

Who depends on another man's table often dines late. ~John Ray

There was never a wise saying that couldn't be made wiser by adding the words, "and vice-versa." ~Robert Brault,

[T]hings are entirely what they appear to be and behind them... there is nothing. ~Jean Paul Sartre, Nausea

You become responsible forever for what you've tamed. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince, 1943, translated from French by Richard Howard

The tighter you squeeze, the less you have. ~Zen Saying

When the pain is great enough, we will let anyone be doctor.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

A thousand men can't undress a naked man.  ~Greek Proverb

May your passion be the kernel of corn stuck between your molars, always reminding you there's something to tend to.  ~Jeb Dickerson,

I stop wanting what I am looking for, looking for it.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

There's no fun in playing safe or by the rules, but it's not fun being hit by a semi-truck either.  ~Daniel, @blindedpoet

We often repent the good we have done as well as the ill.  ~William Hazlitt, Characteristics, 1823

When I die, I will not see myself die, for the first time.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

The human mind is inspired enough when it comes to inventing horrors; it is when it tries to invent a Heaven that it shows itself cloddish.  ~Evelyn Waugh

It's very strange when the life you never had flashes before your eyes.  ~Terri Minsky, Sex and the City, "The Baby Shower"

It's always Now.  ~Eckhart Tolle

The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.  ~Buddha

We come to this work because the alternative, being consumed by the effort to ignore the mystery of being, is no longer acceptable. ~Ken McLeod, Wake Up To Your Life: Discovering the Buddhist Path of Attention

We become aware of the void as we fill it.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

When you're climbing the ladder, don't forget the rungs. ~Author Unknown

If you understand compound interest, you basically understand the universe.  ~Robert Brault,

If I make the lashes dark
And the eyes more bright
And the lips more scarlet,
Or ask if all be right
From mirror after mirror,
No vanity's displayed:
I'm looking for the face I had
Before the world was made.
~W.B. Yeats

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.  ~Santayana, Essays

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.  But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.  ~Niels Bohr

How often one sees people looking far and wide for what they are holding in their hands? Why! I am doing it myself at this very moment.  ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827

Sometimes an answer not yet blowin' in the wind is stirring in the breeze.  ~Robert Brault,

The silkworm spins out his life, and, wrapping himself in his labor, dies. ~Phineas Parkhurst Quimby, 1865

Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness.  The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there.  ~Eric Hoffer, Passionate State of Mind, 1955

Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light?  ~Maurice Freehill

Yearning for sun and starlight, roses and winter, together.  ~Dr. SunWolf,

I believe that men are generally still a little afraid of the dark, though the witches are all hung, and Christianity and candles have been introduced.  ~Henry David Thoreau, "Solitude," Walden, 1854

You have to do it by yourself,
And you can't do it alone.
~Martin Rutte

Because they know the name of what I am looking for, they think they know what I am looking for!  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

There are things I have wanted so long that I would only consent to have them if I could keep wanting them.  ~Robert Brault,

Eggs cannot be unscrambled.  ~American Proverb

Just as there is no loss of basic energy in the universe, so no thought or action is without its effects, present or ultimate, seen or unseen, felt or unfelt.  ~Norman Cousins

A thing, until it is everything, is noise, and once it is everything it is silence.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

The road was new to me, as roads always are going back.  ~Sarah Orne Jewett, The Country Road of Pointed Firs, 1896

Admiration and familiarity are strangers.  ~George Sand

I am not certain of the hereafter. Frankly, I'm not all that certain of the here. ~Robert Brault,

We used to think that if we knew one, we knew two, because one and one are two. We are finding that we must learn a great deal more about "and." ~Arthur Stanley Eddington

Ask not the grass to give you green, and later walk all over it. ~Anthony Liccione

To know the hight of a mountain, one must climb it.~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827

No snowflake ever falls in the wrong place. ~Zen Proverb

The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.  ~Eric Berne

We are each a dozen people who were all the same child. ~Robert Brault,

The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.  ~Aldous Huxley

Will localizes us; thought universalizes us.  ~Henri Frederic Amiel

I've observed that there are more lines formed than things worth waiting for.  ~Robert Brault,

Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong.  They are conflicts between two rights.  ~Georg Hegel

When I break any of the chains that bind me I feel that I make myself smaller.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

We are spirits clad in veils.  ~Christopher P. Cranch

If I am not pleased with myself, but should wish to be other than I am, why should I think highly of the influences which have made me what I am?  ~John Lancaster Spalding

Before I travelled my road I was my road.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he will content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.  ~Francis Bacon

To believe with certainty we must begin with doubting.  ~Stanislaus I of Poland

The world always makes the assumption that the exposure of an error is identical with the discovery of truth - that the error and truth are simply opposite.  They are nothing of the sort.  What the world turns to, when it is cured on one error, is usually simply another error, and maybe one worse than the first one.  ~H.L. Mencken

The future influences the present just as much as the past.  ~Friedrich Nietzsche

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.  ~John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra, 1911

One does what one is; one becomes what one does.  ~Robert von Musil, Kleine Prosa

In this, the late afternoon of my life, I wonder: am I casting a longer shadow or is my shadow casting a shorter me?  ~Robert Brault,

You can't fall off the floor.  ~Author Unknown

A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top.  ~Author Unknown

In a mist the heights can for the most part see each other; but the valleys cannot.  ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827

In general people experience their present naively, as it were, without being able to form an estimate of its contents; they have first to put themselves at a distance from it - the present, that is to say, must have become the past - before it can yield points of vantage from which to judge the future.  ~Sigmund Freud, The Future of an Illusion

The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.  ~Robert M. Pirsig

A stumble may prevent a fall.  ~English Proverb

When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.  ~Friedrich Nietzche

What you discover in a democracy is that it is difficult to build a house when each nail has an opinion.  ~Robert Brault,

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise.  Seek what they sought.  ~Matsuo Basho
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