A Quote by Carlos Castaneda on human, time, immortality, arrogance, universe, and mind

What is wrong with us human beings, and has been wrong since time immemorial, is that without ever stating it in so many words, we believe that we have entered the realm of immortality. We behave as if we are never going to die - an infantile arrogance. But even more injurious than this sense of immortality is what comes with it : the sense that we can engulf this inconcievable universe with our minds.

Carlos Castaneda (1931 -)

Source: Active Side of Infinity, Harper Collins, 2000

Contributed by: bajarbattu

A Quote by John Burroughs on diversity, infinity, intuition, life, mind, mystery, nature, religion, science, simplicity, unity, universe, and wonder

Science tends more and more to reveal to us the unity that underlies the diversity of nature.  We must have diversity in our practical lives; we must seize Nature by many handles.  But our intellectual lives demand unity, demand simplicity amid all this complexity.  Our religious lives demand the same.  Amid all the diversity of creeds and sects we are coming more and more to see that religion is one, that verbal differences and ceremonies are unimportant, and that the fundamental agreements are alone significant.  Religion as a key or passport to some other world has had its day; as a mere set of statements or dogmas about the Infinite mystery it has had its day.  Science makes us more and more at home in this world, and is coming more and more, to the intuitional mind, to have a religious value.  Science kills credulity and superstition but to the well-balanced mind it enhances the feeling of wonder, of veneration, and of kinship which we feel in the presence of the marvelous universe.  It quiets our fears and apprehensions, it pours oil upon the troubled waters of our lives, and reconciles us to the world as it is.

John Burroughs (1837 - 1921)

Source: Accepting the Universe

Contributed by: ingebrita

A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on awareness, dream, mind, and time

Our eyes are holden that we cannot see things that stare us in the face, until the hour arrives when the mind is ripened; then we behold them, and the time when we saw them not is like a dream.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Source: Spiritual Laws

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A Quote by R. Collier on unclarified mind, mind, faults, projection, and opponents

"An unclarified mind represses its own faults and then projects them on all opponents."

R. Collier

Source: Amazing Secrets of the Masters of the Far East, p.209

Contributed by: bajarbattu

A Quote by Robert Moss on life, mind, and reality

In the hidden order of reality, there is no distinction between mind and matter.  The split between inner and outer - subjective and objective - that we experience in ordinary life is unknown in the deeper reality.

Robert Moss

Source: The Three “Only” Things

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A Quote by Dalai Lama on kindness, mind, and religion

This is my simple religion.  There is no need for temples, no need for complication.  One's own mind, one's own heart is the temple, and loving-kindness is the philosophy.

Dalai Lama

Source: The Tao of Dad: The Wisdom of Fathers Near & Far

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A Quote by Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz on intellect, mind, reason, and philosophy

Every mind has a horizon in respect to its present intellectual capacity but not in respect to its future intellectual capacity.

Gottfried Leibniz

Source: Leibniz and the Kabbalah, p.115

Contributed by: Creative Philosopher

A Quote by Shantideva on mind, anger, release, and freedom

The hostile multitudes are vast as spaceWhat chance is there that all should be subdued?
Let but this angry mind be overthrownAnd every foe is then and there destroyed


Source: Internet

Contributed by: JilliansGarden

A Quote by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami on instinctive, personal gratification, abandon, fears, bonds, and mind

People always tend to identify, instinctively, freedom with abandon.But the type of abandon that seeks personal gratification always gets you "tied up in a knot."Abandon instead your personal fears and desires...and you, the real you, will become freed, released from the bonds of your own mind.

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Source: Merging with Siva (Master Course), Pages: 389

Contributed by: Meenakshi

A Quote by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami on purified, integrated, mind, perfected, understanding, communion, companion, soul, light, and radiance

The purified, integrated mind, so perfected in its own understanding, lives in close communion with the soul radiance so that light becomes the constant companion of the mind.

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Source: Merging with Siva (Master Course), Pages: 133

Contributed by: Meenakshi

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