Recent Quotes


Recent Daily Quotes
from multiple authors


Showing daily quotes from the last 6 days:

[Monday September 25] Osho (Rajneesh) (1931-1990, India): primary subject "Love" (search under Inner Life/Love, Positive Emotion, Virtue, Will)"
India, Iran, Tibet, BuddhismThere is no need to protect yourself against love, because love is not the enemy. Love is the only friend. Don’t protect yourself. Don’t hide from love. Don’t be afraid of love. When love calls, go with it. Wherever it leads, go with it, go in trust.

[Sunday September 24] Montaigne (1533-1592, France): primary subject "Detachment, dispassion" (search under Inner Life/Teachings)": detail "‘Essays’ Bk. 3, 10 ‘Of Husbanding your Will’"
Philosophy, ScienceIt is right that things should touch us, provided they do not possess us. We must lend ourselves to others but give ourselves only to ourselves.

[Saturday September 23] St. Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153, France): primary subject "Self-knowledge and self-examination" (search under Inner Life/Practices)"
Christianity: Middle Ages to 1600There are plenty of men who know many things, but who yet know absolutely nothing of themselves. Now, to know oneself and to realize how sick one is and full of defects is of more worth than to possess all sciences.

[Friday September 22] Rumi (1207-1273, Persia): primary subject "Soul, as empty, nothing, a vessel" (search under Inner Life/Teachings)"
IslamKnock, and He’ll open the door.
Vanish, and He’ll make you shine like the sun.
 Fall, and He’ll raise you to the heavens.
 Become nothing, and He’ll turn you into everything.

[Thursday September 21] Meister Eckhart (1260-1328, Germany): primary subject "Suffering" (search under Inner Life/Death, Suffering)": detail "From Tractate 9"
Christianity: Middle Ages to 1600The swiftest steed to bear you to your goal is suffering. … Nothing is more gall-bitter than suffering, nothing so honey-sweet as to have suffered.

[Wednesday September 20] Vivekananda (1863-1902, India): primary subject "Work, do today not tomorrow" (search under Inner Life/Practices)": detail "From ‘Para Bhakti: Universal Love and how it leads to Self-surrender’"
India, Iran, Tibet, BuddhismIn this evanescent world, where everything is falling to pieces, we have to make the highest use of what time we have.