Quotes by Sharon Salzberg

Any ordinary favor we do for someone or any compassionate reaching out may seem to be going nowhere at first, but may be planting a seed we can't see right now. Sometimes we need to just do the best we can and then trust in an unfolding we can't design or ordain.

Sharon Salzberg

By prizing heartfulness above faultlessness, we may reap more from our effort because we're more likely to be changed by it.

Sharon Salzberg

Each decision we make, each action we take, is born out of an intention.

Sharon Salzberg

If we fall, we don't need self-recrimination or blame or anger - we need a reawakening of our intention and a willingness to recommit, to be whole-hearted once again.

Sharon Salzberg

Life is like an ever-shifting kaleidoscope - a slight change, and all patterns alter.

Sharon Salzberg

Life is like and ever-shifting kaleidoscope - a slight change, and all patterns alter.

Sharon Salzberg

Often we can achieve an even better result when we stumble yet are willing to start over, when we don't give up after a mistake, when something doesn't come easily but we throw ourselves into trying, when we're not afraid to appear less than perfectly polished.

Sharon Salzberg

We learn and grow and are transformed not so much by what we do but by why and how we do it.

Sharon Salzberg

Agent Smith I'd like to share a revelation that I've had during my time here. It came to me when I tried to classify your species. I realized that you're not actually mammals. Every mammal on this planet instinctively develops a natural equilibrium with the surrounding environment, but you humans do not. You move to an area, and you multiply, and multiply, until every natural resource is consumed. The only way you can survive is to spread to another area. There is another organism on this planet that follows the same pattern. A virus. Human beings are a disease, a cancer of this planet, you are a plague, and we are the cure.

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You raise your voice when you should reinforce your argument.

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