Praying is our daily appointment with wisdom.
— Thomas Merton quoted in Hanging Onto Hope by Melanie Svoboda
God is happiest when he sees his children at play.
— Bagger Vance, a golfer in The Legend of Bagger Vance
Primitive people sought answers in myth and ritual; they danced out their faith before they thought it out.
— Huston Smith in The Great Religions of the World
Better bend than break.
— Scottish Proverb
Every day is an entirely new creation. Take as much as you can from what each new day has to offer.
— Rebbe Nachman of Breslav in The Empty Chair
A student asked Dingo Khyenste Rinpoche, "Why do we practice?" He replied, "To make the best of a bad situation."
— Ken McLeod in Wake Up to Your Life
The road to enlightenment is long and difficult, and you should try not to forget snacks and magazines.
— Anne Lamott's friend Rick's phone message, quoted in Traveling Mercies