Karma brings us ever back to rebirth, binds us to the wheel of births and deaths. Good karma drags us back as relentlessly as bad, and the chain which is wrought out of our virtues holds as firmly and as closely as that forged from our vices.
Time has its own intelligence and flows according to certain parameters of karmic information and energy allotment that is available in one’s system.
Don’t fear God, fear Karma. God forgives, karma doesn’t.
If you don’t know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren’t enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
Money is the barometer of a society’s virtue.
Let us destroy, but don’t let us pretend that we are committing an act of virtue.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man’s rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Government ‘help’ to business is just as disastrous as government persecution… the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands-off.
On the one hand, maybe I’ve remained infantile, while on the other I matured quickly, because at a young age I was very aware of suffering and fear.
A woman can be beautiful as well as intellectual.
I could never love her, the fear of losing would be too strong.
People want government to deliver – here and now.
I have a vision of India: an India free of hunger and fear, an India free of illiteracy and want.
My government is committed to carrying out electoral reforms. It is our firm resolve to keep criminal elements away from power.
My poetry is a declaration of war, not an exordium to defeat. It is not the defeated soldier’s drumbeat of despair, but the fighting warrior’s will to win. It is not the de- spirited voice of dejection but the stirring shout of victory.
No doubt, when modesty was made a virtue, it was a very advantageous thing for the fools; for everybody is expected to speak of himself as if he were one.
Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point.
Concentration, Confidence, Competitive urge, Capacity for enjoyment.
I started flying because I had a fear of it early on. I figured if I learned to fly, I would understand better what was happening and started taking lessons in the late 1950’s, once I had made some money on tour.