When the truth offends, we lie and lie, until we can no longer remember it is ever there. But it is still there. Every lie we tell incurs a debt to the truth. Sooner or later, that debt is paid.Valery Legasof – Chernobyl
A man who is empty on the inside must decorate himself on the outside. Bruce Lee
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful. – Seneca the Younger
Níl sa saol seo ach ceo,Is ní bheimid beo,ach seal beag gearr. There is nothing in this life but mist,And we will only be alive,for a short time. Aisling Song https://youtu.be/tTiSak8r9P8
Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner. Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle of softness overcoming hardness. Health is the greatest possession. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there…… Continue reading A few good quotes
What’s it like coming back to Earth? Yeah. There’s a scene in the Lord of the Rings Movies where the hobbits come back from saving Middle Earth and they go to their local bar and nobody really recognizes them or cares what they’ve done. Everybody is more interested in this guy that has this big…… Continue reading What’s It Like Coming Back to Earth?
Monotheistic religion is a plagiarism of a plagiarism of a hearsay of a hearsay, of an illusion of an illusion, extending all the way back to a fabrication of a few non-events.” – Christopher Hitchens
Finished the Dhammapada today. Here are my highlights: For hatred does not cease by hatred at any time: hatred ceases by love, this is an old rule. If a traveller does not meet with one who is his better, or his equal, let him firmly keep to his solitary journey; there is no companionship wtih…… Continue reading Dhammapada