Discuss any proposition or idea within a small group and find a way to focus on what is said rather than attaching yourself to a staunch position.
Few people have developed the ability to discuss the merits of an idea free of personal emotion and ego. It takes practice to do this, then the mind becomes clearer, and deeper insights unfold.
Some aphorisms and ideas
A charming personality is great riches.
A consent after refusing is worse than a refusal.
Accomplishment is more valuable than what is accomplished.
If you avoid wrongdoing, it will avoid you.
Love's reward is love itself.
Man seeks freedom and pursues captivity.
Man sees in another his own fault.
No one would do wrong if he knew the wrong of it.
Silence speaks louder than words.
The greater the responsibility, the greater the person.
The more one can bear, the more one is given to bear.
The more you depend upon God, the more God becomes dependable.
When the world is let into the temple, the temple is lost
A person’s grade is shown by what makes then laugh and cry.
The shortest and easiest way to reach God is to serve others, not to bother others and to make others happy.
The price of relationship is attention; the price of power is responsibility
The perfection of love leads to harmony. The perfection of harmony leads to beauty.
Self-effacement is key to self-expression
Be indifferent to phenomena.
Truth, Love and Limitation create wisdom.
Control of desire is control of life. Suppression of desire is suppression of life.
Attention is the devotion of mind