A human being is a part of the whole, called by us “Universe,” a part limited in time and space. [One] experiences [oneself] . . . as something separated from the rest—a kind of optical delusion of [one’s] consciousness. . . . Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty. —Albert Einstein
“If your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light” (Luke 11:34). That’s why the Buddha and Jesus say with one voice, “Be awake.” Jesus talks about “staying watchful”, and “Buddha” means “I am awake” in Sanskrit. —Richard Rohr
‘The greatest gift is to give people your enlightenment, to share it.’
Act always as if the future of the Universe depends on what you do, while laughing at yourself for thinking that whatever you do makes any difference.
I want to learn more and more to see as beautiful what is necessary…then I shall be one of those who makes things beautiful.