A Quote by J. (Jiddu) Krishnamurti on belief, brotherhood, heart, invitation, reconciliation, sunlight, and there is love

Truth is truth, one, alone; it has no sides, no paths; all paths do not lead to truth. There is no path to truth, it must come to you. Truth can come to you only when your mind and heart are simple, clear, and there is love in your heart; not if your heart is filled with the things of the mind. When there is love in your heart, you do not talk about organizing for brotherhood; you do not talk about belief, you do not talk about division or the powers that create division, you need not seek reconciliation. Then you are a simple human being without a label, without a country. This means that you must strip yourself of all those things and allow truth to come into being; and it can only come when the mind is empty, when the mind ceases to create. Then it will come without your invitation. Then it will come as swiftly as the wind and unbeknown. It comes obscurely, not when you are watching, wanting. It is there as sudden as sunlight, as pure as the night; but to receive it, the heart must be full and the mind empty.

J. Krishnamurti (1895 - 1986)

Source: The Collected Works Volume V

Contributed by: JD

A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi on love, ant, sun, and reconciliation

reconciling to myself, I emerge into the world
bare of all thought, clear love in which
the sun on my doorstep dances to your drum
the ant walking into it is no less than you.

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Contributed by: Nick

A Quote by Jimmy Carter on peace, politics, morality, spirituality, confrontations, honesly, reconciliation, difference, diversity, and jimmy carter

“One of the most basic principles for making and keeping peace within and between nations. . . is that in political, military, moral, and spiritual confrontations, there should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting”

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)


Contributed by: Zoe

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