Not where I was born but where it goes well with me is my home.
— Kanuuri in Wisdom of the African World edited by Reginald McKnight
I wish I could show you,
When you are lonely or in darkness,
The Astonishing Light
Of your own Being!
— Daniel Ladinsky in I Heard God Laughing: Renderings of Hafiz
Listen, listen, listen
to my heart's song.
— Chant by Paramhansa Yogananda
Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self.
— C. H. Spurgeon in The Way of the Small by Michael Gellert
how easily it glows
how easily it dims
— Ching-Jo in Haiku Mind
One should learn to sail in all winds.
— Italian Proverb
May every living being, seen and unseen
Those dwelling far-off, those near-by
Those already born, those waiting to be born,
May all attain toward peace.
— Buddha in the Sutta Nipata