not on the rudenesses of others,
not on what they've done
or left undone,
but on what you
have & haven't done
Jedi WisdomThere are two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Jedi WisdomAll we are is dust in the wind.
Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives.
sane ego te vocavi. forsitan capedictum tuum desit
Jedi WisdomWho's the more foolish-the fool, or the fool who follows him?
Jedi WisdomCourage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Jedi WisdomI tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there' and it will move.
The Bible, Matthew 17:20
Jedi WisdomDo or do not, there is no try
Jedi WisdomHave confidence that if you have done a little thing well, you can do a bigger thing well, too.
Jedi WisdomIf I accept you as you are, I will make you worse; however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Jedi WisdomThe arrow is straight but cruel; the lute is crooked but sweet.
Therefore, judge men by their acts, not their appearance.
Jedi WisdomSince your mind is not physical,
No one else can destroy it.
But because of its attachments to the body,
It is harmed by physical suffering.
Jedi WisdomOne of his followers urged the Buddha to perform a miracle in order to attract some nonbelievers. The Buddha replied: "I detest and will not undertake the so-called miracles of magic power and divination. I and my followers attract non-believers only by the miracle of truth."
Jedi WisdomTo be shameless, uninquisitive, loveless and uncaring
Are the fool's four failings.
No fool is more foolish than one who eagerly expounds
His learning to others while failing to follow it himself.
Jedi WisdomConsult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams.Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
Pope John XXIII
Jedi WisdomEveryone is always a potential friend, just as everyone is a potential enemy.
Jedi WisdomFacts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
Jedi WisdomBe quick in doing
Restrain your mind
from what's evil.
When you're slow
in making merit,
evil delights the mind.
Dhammapada, 9, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
Jedi WisdomLife becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Jedi WisdomThe universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.