To live for some future goal is shallow. It’s the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.
The Buddha resides as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer or the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of a mountain.
What I am is a heretic who’s recanted and, thereby, in everyone’s eyes, saved his soul. Everyone’s eyes but one, who knows deep down inside that all he has saved is his skin.
When somebody goes outside the cultural norms, the culture has to protect itself.
There’s no such thing as morality.
It’s the dualistic ways of looking at things that produces the evil.
Quality is the Buddha.
Quality is a direct experience independent of and prior to intellectual abstractions.
We do need a return to individual integrity, self-reliance, and old-fashioned gumption. We really do.
The funny thing about insane people is that it is kind of the opposite of being a celebrity. Nobody envies you.