You can’t make your kids do anything. All you can do is make them wish they had. And then, they will make you wish you hadn’t made them wish they had.
All violence is the result of people tricking themselves into believing that their pain derives from other people and that consequently those people deserve to be punished.
Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.- Alexis Carrel
Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy.- Rumi
I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sen...- James Baldwin
I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humilia...- Elie Wiesel
Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.- Carl Gustav Jung
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The Indian philosopher J. Krishnamurti once remarked that observing without evaluating is the highest form of human intelligence. When I first read this statement, the thought, “What nonsense!” shot through my mind before I realized that I had just made an evaluation.
Everything we do is in service of our needs. When this one concept is applied to our view of others, we’ll see that we have no real enemies, that what others do to us is the best possible thing they know to do to get their needs met.
|Birth:||6th October, 1934|
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