"When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Buddha on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Buddha on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Buddha on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Buddha on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Buddha on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else you are the one who gets burned."
"In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves."
"You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger."
"The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows."
"Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship."
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