One marvel of a day he had walked so far that when he returned the moon was high and full and all the world was purple shadow and silver.
Decide in your heart to be at peace with all men.
When the peace in not inside, we seek it outside. When the peace is not outside, we turn inside. Whether there is internal peace or an internal storm, it spirals outward to everyone you see and everything you touch.
It doesn’t matter whether you are looking for a reason to be happy or sad, you will always find it.
Now is not the time for bigots and racists. No time for sexists and homophobes. Now, more than ever, is the time for ARTISTS. It’s time for us to rise above and to create. To show humanity. To spread hope. We must prevent society from destroying itself, from losing its way. Now is the time for love.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”
[Remarks on the first anniversary of the Alliance for Progress, 13 March 1962]
This morning I woke up before the alarm clock went off and the sky outside was a big red ocean. You’re beautiful when you’re sleeping so I spent an hour observing the way you breathe. Inhale, exhale, without a thought of tomorrow. The window was open and the air was so crisp and I couldn’t imagine how to ever ask for more than this.
In higher samadhi, in absence of any support, the consciousness is absorbed within itself in perfect awareness, clarity and peacefulness.
Only the brave men and women can bring peace to the world, not by practicing war but by practicing nonviolence.
Among the Kimbrii the greatest shame a person can bring to himself or his clan is to start a war, but the second greatest is to submit to tyranny or injustice without a fight.