Wednesday, January 28, 2009

10 Spiritual Sayings


1 Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.

2 The wise man seeks everything within himself. The ignorant man takes everything from others.

3 Your real wealth can be measured not by what you have, but by what you are.

4 Resentment is the number one blockade to spiritual growth. (Norman Vincent Peale)

5 Unselfishness preserves life, whereas love of the ego kills it. (Gandhi)

6 Not only was I ignorant - I was ignorant that I was ignorant.

7 Life is a millstone - YOU decide if it's going to grind you down or polish you up.

8 "All of Buddha's teachings can be expressed in two sentences. 'You must help others' and, 'If you can't help, you should not harm others.' " (The Dalai Lama)

9 Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness. (Buddha)

10 All the happiness there is in this world comes from thinking about others, and all the suffering comes from preoccupation with yourself. (Shantideva)

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