The foundation of the Buddha’s teachings lies in compassion, and the reason for practicing the teachings is to wipe out the persistence of ego, the number-one enemy of compassion.
* The 14th Dalai Lama
I don’t dream at night, I dream all day; I dream for a living.
* Steven Spielberg
The worst cynicism: a belief in luck.
* Joyce Carol Oates
Conscience is the voice of values long and deeply infused into one’s sinew and blood.
* Elliot Richardson
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people’s lives.
* Clint Eastwood
Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue.
* Anatole France
Too much consistency is as bad for the mind as for the body.
* Aldous Huxley
You shouldn’t gloat about anything you’ve done; you ought to keep going and find something better to do.
* David Packard
The death of dogma is the birth of reality.
* Immanuel Kant
You can’t try to do things; you simply must do them.
* Ray Bradbury
Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will — whatever we may think.
* Lawrence Durrell
Who seeks a faultless friend remains friendless.
* Turkish Proverb