Language is a social art.
For my Oxford degree, I had to translate French and German philosophy (as it turned out, Descartes and Kant) at sight without a dictionary. That meant Germany for my first summer vacation, to learn the thorny language on my own.
The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace. A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one’s life.
Will power is only the tensile strength of one’s own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce.
The way of peace is the way of love. Love is the greatest power on earth. It conquers all things.
This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.
Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue.
The combination of hatred and technology is the greatest danger threatening mankind.
For evil to flourish, it only requires good men to do nothing.
Love is not love until love’s vulnerable.