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Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:56 pm
by karmarider
goldieflower wrote:
Thanks to you, I went on a soul-searching journey. I hate those!

-Bender, Futurama


Non-biological units have it easy - goldie

http://www.diskwipe.org/


hehe, I know what Bender would say to that!

Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 12:30 am
by goldieflower
:)


He whose mind is captivated by the beauty of a figure sculptured in a piece of rock, forgets even the fact of the rock being its background. When he rises above this captivation and looks at the figure, he sees the background rock, which supports the figure. When the rock thus receives attention, rock is seen also in the figure, and later on the figure is seen as nothing other than rock.

Enlightenment of truth also comes in this manner. Consciousness becomes dimmed chiefly through one's captivation and abiding interest in external objects. When one outgrows this interest and looks at the objects it will be found that they rise and abide in Consciousness alone. When Consciousness thus begins to receive due attention, it becomes revealed in the objects as well, and they themselves will in due course become transformed into Consciousness. It is the realization of oneself and the entire world as one Consciousness that is known as realization of Truth. ~ Sri Krishna Menon

Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 1:47 am
by far_eastofwest
The Master smiled. "When the student is ready, the teacher will appear."

Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 4:24 am
by SandyJoy
My favorite teacher, William Samuel, he had a charming sort of down-home sense of humor; childlike, simple, honest, I'd say, and brilliant at the same time-- he was a great teacher who could bring the student to touch down on the Living Presence, to bring us Consciously to be the Peace and Joy he spoke of--and then to maintain It.

Anyway, here is one of favorites, among many--it seems to sum up the Truth so well in such an amusing sort of way --and I've probably pasted this around the internet a millions times but here it is again:

"Every teacher, book, writer, practitioner, sage, guru or peanut vendor, by whatever name, title or label they go by, is an aspect of the Awareness (Identity) "we" are. We take the book from the shelf most likely to render a specific service at a given moment. Exactly so, we have appeared to go to the philosophy, teacher, church, friend, stranger or peanut vendor that has unfolded as sufficient for the moment--but that philosophy, teacher, church, friend or stranger is WITHIN the awareness WE are. So is the peanut vendor. We are forever looking at our Self.".....William Samuel

Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:08 pm
by goldieflower
Keep Quiet! Don't stir a thought. Look within. There, you will find your own True Nature, where it has always been. ~ Papaji

Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:46 pm
by goldieflower
If you are free from questions, then you are free from the questioner. A questioner without questions cannot survive. ~ Cesar Teruel

Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 11:51 am
by treasuretheday
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. – By Oprah Winfrey

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. – By Theodore Hesburgh

There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one. – By Jill Churchill

It's not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It's our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless.
― L.R. Knost

Children expect their mothers to love them, no matter what. Those who don't get this tend to feel cheated the rest of their lives.
― Bella Pollen

The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom. – By Henry Ward Beecher

Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Fri Jan 17, 2014 3:02 pm
by treasuretheday
"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea."—Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Wed Jan 22, 2014 8:14 pm
by treasuretheday
Time is not at all what it seems. It does not flow in only one direction, and the future exists simultaneously with the past.~ Albert Einstein

What a treasure this life is! Every second belongs to eternity ~ St. Therese of Lisieux

Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 2:42 pm
by treasuretheday
We must be willing to let go
of the life we have planned
so as to have the life
that is waiting for us.
~Joseph Campbell

Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2014 12:12 am
by therock
''If you can see it you can be it .''

Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:41 am
by painBody
Webwanderer wrote:To have a joyful happy life - have a joyful happy moment. Repeat repeatedly.

WW


Love it ! :)

Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:43 am
by painBody
treasuretheday wrote:"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea."—Antoine de Saint-Exupery


Awesome !

Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:54 am
by painBody
"The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that." - Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger

"I love it when people say, "This cannot be done." Because then, when I do it, I'm the first one to do it." - Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger

Re: Quotes from anyone

PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:08 pm
by paul_boro
As I only know the contents of my consciousness, and an outside world is unprovable, all perceivables are only in my mind.

You know only what is in your consciousness. What you claim exists outside conscious experience is inferred.

Is there a world outside your knowledge? Can you go beyond what you know? You may postulate a world beyond the mind, but it will remain a concept, unproved and unprovable. Your experience is your proof, and it is valid for you only. Who else can have your experience, when the other person is only as real as he appears in your experience?

Nisargadatta Maharaj