Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.
Sri Swami Sivananda
Each today, well-lived, makes yesterday a dream of happiness and each tomorrow a vision of hope. Look, therefore, to this one day, for it and it alone is life.
Civilization is very much an immature and ongoing experiment, the success of which is by no means yet proven.
Colin Macmillan Turnbull
Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.
A nation' s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others.
If one wants to abide in the thought-free state, a struggle is inevitable. One must fight one's way through before regaining one's original primal state. If one succeeds in the fight and reaches the goal, the enemy, namely the thoughts, will all subside in the Self and disappear entirely.
There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first... when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.