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The first is enduring tranquility, the other is constant anxiety.
Not all forms of “standing out” are forms of “standing up.”
The things in this universe are innumerable and cannot be counted. The things of this world are impermanent and cannot be counted upon.
Desire moves the mind-body, which contemplation brings to rest.
I caught a glimpse of what he saw in the way that he looked at dogs, squirrels, and trees.
Alienation is oppressive if it longs for things lost, stolen, or denied. Alienation is liberation if it renounces things never needed, wanted, or possessed.
If you must have fetters, start a family.
I couldn’t help asking myself, “What went wrong in his ‘normal’ life?” I bet others ask themselves the same questions when I speak about my intellectual discipline.
A free death is not half as fine an aim as freedom from death.