Harmlessness is the only religion.
Jain maxim (Jainism)
Gambling, eating meat, wine-bibbing, adultery, hunting, thieving,
debauchery - these seven things in this world lead to the hells.
Sanskrit Shloka (Jainism)
Propagate the religion which is a blessing to all creatures in
Acharanga Sutra (Jainism)
In this world of misery, disease, old age, and death, there is
no other protection, refuge or help than our own practise of the
truth. Others are powerless; as we sow we reap.
Quoted by Warren in 'Jainism'
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
Buddha (B.C. 568-488)
True happiness consists in making happy.
Bharavi's Kiratarjuniya (Hindu)
Truth, self control, asceticism, generosity, non-injury, constancy
in virtue - these are the means of success, not caste or family.
Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the
right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right
purpose, and in the right way - that is not easy.
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than
the injury that provokes it.
Man is the only creature endowed with the power of laughter; is
he not also the only one that deserves to be laughed at?
I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not
the better for it.
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
It's a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong,
something the best people have always done.
Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896)
The sum of the whole is this: walk and be happy; walk and be healthy.
The best way to lengthen out our days is to walk steadily and with
Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
Doubt comes in at the window when inquiry is denied at the door.
Benjamin Jowett (1817-1893)
We are what we think; as we desire so do we become! By our thoughts,
desires, and habits, we either ascend to the full divine dignity
of our nature, or we descend to suffer and learn.
He is very imprudent, a dog; he never makes it his business to
inquire whether you are in the right or the wrong, never asks whether
you are rich or poor, silly or wise, sinner or saint. You are his
pal. That is enough for him.
Jerome K.Jerome (1859-1927)
The tendency of aggression is an innate, independent, instinctual
disposition in man...it constitutes the most powerful obstacle to
Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)
Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted
into a power which can move the whole world.
Sivananda (1887- )
Dog's lives are too short, their only fault really.
Agnes Sligh Turnbull (1888-1979)
We need a moral philosophy in which the concept of love, so rarely
mentioned now by philosophers, can once again be made central.
Iris Murdoch (1919- )
We must do all in our power to educate the public, for I believe
that in the end only a change of heart is really effective.
Ruth Harrison (1920- )
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but
still I can do something. I will not refuse to do the something
I can do.
- Helen Keller
One is waiting that time will change, the other gets down to it