Quotes by Pema Chodron

It's also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that's sitting right here right now... with its aches and it pleasures... is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive.

Pema Chodron

Other Great Authors


Preach the gospel at all times -- If necessary, use words.

Saint Francis of Assisi

The strength of women comes from the fact that psychology cannot explain us. Men can be analyzed, women. merely adored.

Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband

Nothing in the world makes people so afraid as the influence of independent-minded people.

Albert Einstein, 1879-1955

Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.

William Penn

He who establishes his argument by noise and command, shows that his reason is weak.

Michel de Montaigne

Whoever feels pain in hearing a good character of his neighbor, will feel a pleasure in the reverse. And those who despair to rise in distinction by their virtues, are happy if others can be depressed to a level of themselves.

Benjamin Franklin »

When he is best, he is a little worse than a man; and when he is worst, he is little better than a beast.

William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act 1 scene 2 »