Mind is consciousness which has put on limitations. You are originally unlimited and perfect. Later you take on limitations and become the mind.
- Sri Ramana Maharshi
Winning gives birth to hostility. Losing, one lies down in pain. The calmed lie down with ease, having set winning & losing aside.
- Dhammapada, 15, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu
Live in this world like a stranger, a wayfarer, and deem yourselves as dwellers of the graves.
- Hadith The Prophet Muhammad (SAW), as reported by Ibn Umar
Joy is the true gift of Christmas, not the expensive gifts that call for time and money....Let us pray that this presence of the liberating joy of God shines forth in our lives.
- Pope Benedict XVI
Hanukkah has always been a celebration of Judaism in the midst of pressure to let go of Jewish uniqueness.
- Cantor Ari Priven