Truth often sacrificed for the sake of stability and peace.
When your heart knows the truth, it never forgets.
Oh, what a tangled web we weave…when first we practice to deceive.
Yeah, it didn’t work like that because lies cannot protect
In our quest for happiness many times we evade the truth and remain unhappy. The truth lies within our hearts, regarding faith, family and inner peace. To love yourself is the largest truth you’ll ever have. It’s there where happiness begins.
In truth we have loved; yet how many of our loves have been true?
The truth is, immigrants tend to be more American than people born here.
For thousands of years humans were oppressed— as some of us still are— by the notion that the universe is a marionette whose strings are pulled by a god or gods, unseen and inscrutable. Then, 2,500 years ago, there was a glorious awakening in Ionia: on Samos and the other nearby Greek colonies that grew...
The choices she’s made have left her without choice.
You know, a few months ago, I made a terrible mistake. I realized something, and instead of crushing the thought the moment it came I… I let it hang on, and now I know it to be true. And I’m afraid it’s stuck in my head forever. These are the best days of our lives....
…no woman can love a weak man hard enough to make him strong.
Sin says, “Do you think that people get married with aspirations to divorce? Do you think that people try drugs with the motive to be addicted? No. It is not merely the act that you see taking place, but it is I that has taken their minds captive. I have played the lobes of their...
Sin says, “Do you have a relationship with God, the gods, or a emulate something in the fashion of a god (nature, science, etc.? I use religion as a pacifier to make people think that they are safe. When the baby cries, I insert it, and distract her.
The Four Noble Truths are pragmatic rather than dogmatic. They suggest a course of action to be followed rather than a set of dogmas to be believed. The four truths are prescriptions for behavior rather than descriptions of reality. The Buddha compares himself to a doctor who offers a course of therapeutic treatment to heal...
Pride had a very similar character with Lust. He was difficult to satisfy, but rather than desiring tasty foods, Pride desired valuable possessions. Man clung to Pride more than the other two because he was the firstborn son. Pride had a very sensitive sense of touch and an attention-grabbing voice. Even when Pride was not...
A book is not just a collection of words, it is a perception portrayed on blank sheets. You know, getting you the feelings of blowing winds and rains and sun and flowers around, the smiles, the tears, the notional links with the characters and make them all alive, while you read. And that’s sure as...
Truth begets knowledge and knowledge begets power.
Healing cannot occur by refusing to listen to the truth, unsettling as it may be.
How can you make sense of a place if it won’t hold still to be counted and even its colors aren’t fast? Their job was to imagine, never to know. The truth, as generations of directors had reminded their charges, would only get in the way.
I wish to get you out of my veins, but you are my third skin; I can’t rub you off.
Friendship makes you feel as one with your friend.