To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.
Quote by Buddha
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When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else you are the one who gets burned.
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth not going all the way, and not starting.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
I don't really consider myself one of those actors who takes his work home with him.
It's only a fool that will lit a candle at midday.
I'm married. My wife, Stella - a beautiful woman. She's brought a lot of peace to my life, a lot of wisdom.
I don't believe in firing professors. They have academic freedom.
If I am not worth the wooing, I am surely not worth the winning.
I'm obsessed with the countryside: woods, forests, fields, lakes, mountains. I'm really into folk music and folklore. But more so I'm into electronic music. I'm into bands that have both aspects, like Boards of Canada is a perfect example. You could listen to that type of music running through a woods. It's kind of what I wanted to achieve.
Time travel used to be thought of as just science fiction, but Einstein's general theory of relativity allows for the possibility that we could warp space-time so much that you could go off in a rocket and return before you set out.
Every religion is good that teaches man to be good and I know of none that instructs him to be bad.
Like family, we are tied to each other. This is what all good musicians understand.
My religion centers in different areas than what's considered conventional religion.