Dying is not a crime.
Dying is not a crime.
“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.”
In prison, illusions can offer comfort.
“There is only one duty, one safe course, and that is to try to be right.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The mind alone is the cause of bondage and liberation in humans. When attached to sense objects the mind brings bondage, when detached from objects it brings freedom.
Maitrayaniya Upanisha 4.6
He drinks the cup of love who lays down his life for others; he who works for rewards, merely speaks of love.
– Sakhi attributed to Kabir Das
Danish : “Stilhed er det virkeliges sprog”
English meaning: “Silence is the language of Reality”
Inscription on a stone raised in the arboretum in the hometown of Alfred Sorenson
There is no witness so terrible, no accuser so terrible as the conscience that dwells within us.
A guilty conscience needs no accuser.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wing and only character endures.
What someone is, begins to be revealed when his talent abates, when he stops showing us what he can do.
The intention makes the crime.
Let no man be sorry he has done good because others have done evil. If a man has acted right he has done well, though alone. If wrong, the sanction of all mankind will not justify him.
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it simply: by the lives they lead.
The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.
George Bernard Shaw
There is never a better measure of what a person is than what he does when he is absolutely free to choose.
William M Bugler
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and dayout.
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
The victim mindset dilutes the human potential.
By not accepting personal responsibility for our circumstances, we greatly reduce our power to change them.
― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience
Now I’m sniveling. Eventually guns fire dry. The imagination never does. You can kill with bullets, but with ink you can rebuild everything the men with guns try to stop
Ginmar Rienne, Facebook, On Charles Hebdo killings.
If your faith can be shaken by a mere drawing then you have none.
Cameron Jeannot, Stadt Kehl, Baden-Wurrtemberg, Germany. Facebook. On Charles Hebdo killings.
Life is all about perspective. The sinking of the Titanic was a miracle to the lobsters in the ship’s kitchen.
To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Quality is not asserted by the supplier; it is perceived by the customer.
Peter F. Drucker
“When you gamble with safety, you bet your life.”