The unwounded life bears no resemblance to the Rabbi.
There will always be suffering. But we must not suffer over the suffering.
Learning comes from books; penetration of a mystery from suffering.
Suffering needs time. It cannot survive in the now.
When we refuse to work with our disappointment, we break the Precepts: rather than experience the disappointment, we resort to anger, greed, gossip, criticism. Yet it’s the moment of being that disappointment which is fruitful;...
I think it is a part of growing up, learning to control our suffering.
Garfield’s assassination attempt made “the whole nation care”.
Pod kvazi-mitskim totalitetom tehničke racionalnosti prijeti nam inteligencija bez patosa, inteligencija kojoj nije potreban nikakav jezik koji ima svoj vlastiti smisao jer ionako sve funkcionira bez bilo kakvog proturječja; ta inteligencija ne zna za spomen...
After all, what is suffering but an awareness of suffering?
There are some wounds that one can heal only by deepening them and making them worse.
After all these years of suffering, why spin it off?