But why should I lower myself?

My pain, my pleasure, my perception.

“Now I’ll do anything you want me to…” quickly turns into “…but I can’t go for that”: this is the motto of a man who can’t go all the way.

True, they will be in a re-education camp when we win. But we are already in a re-education camp—they call it “the school.”

She killed the hate in her heart with kindness.

Each holds a view of the elephant based on the part he has touched; each is willing to fist fight every other before the delighted king. The Buddha doesn’t see the whole elephant; what he sees is the danger of clinging to views.

Meditation—philosophical and spiritual—trains us to become in the world.