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


The world is populated in the main by people who should not exist.

George Bernard Shaw

For those who intend to discover and to understand, not to indulge in conjectures and soothsaying, and rather than contrive imitation and fabulous worlds plan to look deep into the nature of the real world and to dissect it -- for them everything must be sought in things themselves.

Francis Bacon

I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe believe life it teaches better than book or orator.

Johann von Goethe

To keep the body in good health is a duty otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.

Buddha

Early to rise and early to bed Makes a male healthy, wealthy and dead

James Thurber

Tourists are terrorists with cameras. Terrorists are tourists with guns.

Anon. »

There's an old saying that if you come back to the place where you became a man, you will remember all those things you need to be happy... That saying never made sense to me, but I thought it was worth a try.

Henry Bromel »

Difficult as it is really to listen to someone in affliction, it is just as difficult for him to know that compassion is listening to him.

Simone Weil »