Prayer holds together the shattered fragments of the creation. It makes history possible.
There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.
I won’t take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.
So the bodhisattva saves all beings, not by preaching sermons to them, but by showing them that they are delivered, they are liberated, by the act of not being able to stop changing.
But to me nothing – the negative, the empty – is exceedingly powerful.
Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream.
If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.
If in the twilight of memory we should meet once more, we shall speak again together and you shall sing to me a deeper song.
An object is not first imagined or thought about and then expected or willed, but in being actively expected it is imagined as future and in being willed it is thought.
The Holy Spirit alone can do this, the Holy Spirit alone can establish this link with one’s neighbor.