I breathe in my courage and exhale my fear.
I am wolf. Quietly I will endure, silently I will suffer, patiently I will wait for. I am a warrior and I will survive.
Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.
Love is a beautiful kind of fear.
Karma functions through certain tendencies. But with some awareness and focus, you can push it in a different direction.
Karma moves in two directions. If we act virtuously, the seed we plant will result in happiness. If we act non-virtuously, suffering results.
Karma says, if you focus on hurt, you will continue to suffer. If you focus on the lesson, you will continue to grow.
When the time is up for maturation of karma, it automatically comes into effect.
I wanted revenge but God whispered…they’re already suffering.
Maturity is when you have the power to destroy someone who did you wrong but you just breathe, walk away and let karma deal with them.
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 purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.
The ‘Third World’ is a term I don’t like very much because we’re all one world. I want people to know that the largest part of humanity is suffering.
I could never love her, the fear of losing would be too strong.
I have a vision of India: an India free of hunger and fear, an India free of illiteracy and want.
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.
If the immediate and direct purpose of our life is not suffering then our existence is the most ill-adapted to its purpose in the world.
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.
It is not a dreamlike state, but the somehow insulated state, that a great musician achieves in a great performance. He’s aware of where he is and what he’s doing, but his mind is on the playing of the instrument with an internal sense of rightness.