"Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking."
"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love."
We get lost in doing, thinking, remembering, anticipating - lost in a maze of complexity and a world of problems. Nature can show us the way home, the way out of the prison of our own minds.
"When you think you know something, pride, opinions and argumentativeness can be your emission. When you know you know nothing, an air of openness and humility prevails. Then real understanding enters the mind."
"I don't think there is such a thing as an intelligent mega-rich person. For who with a fine mind can look out upon this world and hoard What can nourish a thousand souls."
"Be empty of worrying. Think of who created thought! Why do you stay in prison When the door is so wide open?"
"It is inappropriate to enjoy myself Thinking that today alone I shall not die, For inevitably the time will come When I shall become nothing."
"Those who want just to think about life, about living, about love -- for them, past and future are perfectly beautiful because they give them infinite scope. They can decorate their past, make it as beautiful as they like -- although they never lived it; when it was...
"For those who want to live -- not to think about it, but to love; not to think about it, but to be; not to philosophize about it -- there is no other alternative: then drink the present moment's juices. Squeeze it totally because it is not going to come back again....
"What is the relationship between awareness and thinking? Awareness is the space in which thoughts exist when that space has become conscious of itself."