Maturity is achieved when a person postpones
immediate pleasures for long-term values.
People are the first…
…to say that our justice systems sucks (and quite often it does) when things don’t work out, but are you thankful when they do? Nothing is ALL bad…
We say “f*ck the police” but when your house gets robbed, who do you call first? Nothing is ALL bad..
It’s okay to address the bad, but don’t forget the good too… Nothing is ALL bad…
If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.
Common sense and education are highly compatible; in fact, neither is worth much without the other.
This is a very important practice. Live your daily life in a way that you never lose yourself. When you are carried away with your worries, fears, cravings, anger, and desire, you run away from yourself and you lose yourself. The practice is always to go back to oneself.
It’s easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.
Nine tenths of education is encouragement.
Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave.
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.