Quotes That Are Meaningful to Me

A small insight into some quotes that have helped shape my perspective of this beautiful world and all of its beautiful inhabitants
  1. "Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule."- the Buddha
  2. “The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them."- Thomas Merton
  3. “Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens."- Khalil Gabran
  4. “Nobody is superior, nobody is inferior, but nobody is equal either. People are simply unique, incomparable. You are you, I am I. I have to contribute my potential to life; you have to contribute your potential to life. I have to discover my own being; you have to discover your own being.”- Osho
  5. “Let come what comes, let go what goes. See what remains."- Ramana Maharshi
  6. Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be."- Eckhart Toll
  7. “When you have no intention, then you have no tension! Be flexible."- mooji
  8. "Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.”- the Dalai Lama
  9. “The only way to have a friend is to be one.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. "Don’t try to understand! It’s enough if you do not misunderstand.”- Nisargadatta Maharaj
  11. “This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.”- Alan Watts
  12. "Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.”- Chinese proverb