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seek here..."there" doesn't exist Buddhism (500 B.C.E.)

Date added: 03/06/2012

Silence cannot be purchased but comes when the mind is no longer seeking caught in the process of becoming. J. Krishnamurti (1895)

Date added: 03/04/2012

The whole duty of man in this Day is to attain that share of the flood of grace which God poureth forth for him. Let none, therefore, consider the largeness or smallness of the receptacle. Bahaullah M rza Husayn Ali Nur (1817)

Date added: 11/19/2011

You are the angel who will banish darkness from your life. You are the angel that will bring light to the land of your heart. You are the angel who will kill the dragons of doubt. You are the angel that will triumph -- triumph over all that you cannot tolerate. Prem Pal Singh Rawatt, Maharaji (1957)

Date added: 11/07/2011

Treat the Earth well, it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. Ancient Indian Proverb

Date added: 09/25/2011

In the beginning of all things, wisdom and knowledge were with the animals, for Tirawa, the One Above, did not speak directly to man. He sent certain animals to tell men that he showed himself through the beast, and that from them, and from the stars and the sun and moon should man learn . . . all things tell of Tirawa. Chief Gray Eagle, Pawnee (1794)

Date added: 09/25/2011

Is there not something worthy of perpetuation in our end and spirit of democracy, where Earth, our mother, was free to all, and no one saw to impoverish or enslave his neighbor? Ohiyesa (Charles Eastman), Santee Sioux (1858)

Date added: 09/25/2011

We may quarrel with men about things on Earth, but we never quarrel about the Great Spirit. Chief Joseph, Nez Perce (1840)

Date added: 09/25/2011

Oh Great Spirit whose voice I hear in the winds, I come to you as one of your many children. I need your strength and your wisdom. Make me strong not to be superior to my brother, but to be able to fight my greatest enemy; Myself. Chief Dan George, Coast Salish (1899)

Date added: 09/25/2011

I hope the Great Heavenly Father, who will look down upon us, will give all the tribes His blessing, that we may go forth in peace and live in peace all our days, and that He will look down upon our children and finally lift us far above this Earth; and that our Heavenly Father will look upon our children as His children, that all the tribes may be His children. And as we shake hands today upon this broad plain we may forever live in peace. Red Cloud, Oglala Sioux (1822)

Date added: 09/25/2011

All writings, both of secular and of divine wisdom, yield instruction when effort is applied. Olympiodorus (500)

Date added: 09/25/2011

To assist human beings in their search for wisdom was the purpose of the incarnation. Gregory Of Nissa (395 B.C.E.)

Date added: 09/25/2011

The divine and conceptual scriptures are compared with dew, with water, with milk, with wine, and with honey, for they have the power like water to produce life, like milk to give growth, like vine to revive, like honey both to purify and preserve. Pseudo-Dionysus (500)

Date added: 09/25/2011

Wisdom is needed to recognize a wise person, the sort of wisdom that illuminates the face of the inner person. Didymus The Blind (313)

Date added: 09/25/2011

Let us not ask: Why was I placed in this body? Or why was I not made an angel? Does not God show partiality? Do we not have free will? All these questions simply multiple vanity. How can the creature say to the Creator: Why did you make me like this? Or, how can a creature answer back to God? Let all these kinds of discussions cease. Instead, let those discussions prevail which guide us towards virtue and knowledge. All that is present in this age of shadows is called vanity and shadows, and all that belongs to this life will be covered with the darkness, becoming obsolete upon departing this life. Evagrius Of Pontus (345)

Date added: 09/25/2011

Let none of us entertain the desire for possessions, for what gain is it to acquire those things which we cannot take with us? Why not rather acquire those that we can take: prudence, justice, temperance, fortitude, understanding, charity, love of the poor, faith in Christ, goodness, hospitality? If we obtain these, we shall find them there before us preparing a welcome for us in the land of the meek. Anthanasius (295)

Date added: 09/25/2011

The well-cultivated soul has the Logos as its King. Didymus The Blind (313)

Date added: 09/25/2011

If we have learned , then, whom we should go to war with and how to carry on the fight we must also learn the other parts of the lesson, with whom the Scripture solemnly warns us to make a peaceful alliance. What is the good army with which I am to join forces through peace? Who is the king of such an army? It is clear from what we are taught by the inspired Scriptures, that it is the array of the angels of the host of heaven. Gregory Of Nissa (395 B.C.E.)

Date added: 09/25/2011

Everything has its own time, just as there was an appropriate time for the apostles to proclaim Jesus as Messiah. At all times you should be engaged upon the work of your salvation, because every time is suitable for a life pleasing to God. Gregory Of Nazianzus (329)

Date added: 09/25/2011

The proverbial expressions about the grave, woman's love, dry earth and eternal fire are enigmatic, but they have a deeper meaning: inordinate love is insatiable. Saint Jerome (347)

Date added: 09/25/2011

True prudence is the knowledge of what to do and what not to do. One who possesses it never refrains from virtuous works and is never pierced by the deadly arrow of vice. Thus, he who understands words of prudence knows the difference what is insidious, structured for deception and what reminds us quietly about the best way to live life. Basil The Great (330)

Date added: 09/25/2011

The heart of the wise is always consistent, because while it remains at peace in its upright convictions, it constantly urges itself to good deeds. Gregory The Great (540)

Date added: 09/25/2011

Strength is never shown except in adversity, and so patience is immediately made to succeed to strength. Every person proves himself in a much truer sense to have advanced in strength in proportion as he bears with the bolder heart the wrongs of other persons. Gregory The Great (540)

Date added: 09/25/2011

Marvel at your Lord not only because He has made heaven and the sun, but also because He has made the ant... Consider how prudent the ant is, and consider how God has implanted in so small a body such an increasing desire for work. Psalm 130.I (999 B.C.E.)

Date added: 09/25/2011

A soul also desires many kisses of the Word, so that she may be enlightened with the light of the knowledge of God. For this is the kiss of the Word, I mean the light of holy knowledge. Ambrose (333)

Date added: 09/25/2011
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