quote by Adi Shankara

To be free from bondage the wise person must practise discrimination between One-Self and the ego-self. By that alone you will become full of joy, recognising Self as Pure Being, Consciousness and Bliss.

— Adi Shankara

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Pure joy quote New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.

Jesus did not promise to change the circumstances around us.

He promised great peace and pure joy to those who would learn to believe that God actually controls all things.

Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.

Pure joy quote Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.

Day by day become more and more intimate with the inner stillness, joy and love which is the fragrance your own pure heart. Keep quiet.

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.

May joy and good fellowship reign, and in this manner, may the Olympic Torch pursue its way through ages, increasing friendly understanding among nations, for the good of a humanity always more enthusiastic, more courageous and more pure.

Pure joy quote Enjoy life now. This is not a rehearsal.

Enjoy life now. This is not a rehearsal.

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.

Love is who you are. Your true self is pure love, infinite awareness, and unbounded joy...As you realize this, you will feel a small light in your heart. At first it will be the size of a spark, then a candle flame, then a raging bonfire.

You can not have significance in this life if it is all about you.

You get your significance, you find your joy in life through service and sacrifice - it's pure and simple.

Pure joy quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous

There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

Yes, I’ve made a great deal of dough from my fiction, but I never set a single word down on paper with the thought of being paid for it...I have written because it fulfilled me. ... I did it for the pure joy of the things. And if you can do it for joy, you can do it forever.

Anyone who has a choice and doesn't choose to write is a fool.

The work is hard, the perks are few, the pay is terrible, and the product, when it's finally finished, is pure joy.

Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think. Suffering follows an evil thought as the wheels of a cart follow the oxen that draws it. Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think. Joy follows a pure thought like a shadow that never leaves.

Pure joy quote Be the silent watcher of your thoughts and behavior. You are beneath the thinker

Be the silent watcher of your thoughts and behavior. You are beneath the thinker. You are the stillness beneath the mental noise. You are the love and joy beneath the pain.

The abuse of food, alcohol, or drugs is essentially a material response to a need that isn't really physical at its foundation.. What we are looking for is pure joy rather than mere sensation, or even oblivion of sensation. Addiction is unrecognized spiritual craving.

I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering;

surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy!

You are purer than the pure. Never manifold, you are individual Consciousness. Unborn, unchanging, all-pervasive You are a mountain of joy.

Pure joy quote Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it eve

Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.

Our original nature is...void, omnipresent, silent, pure; it is glorious and mysterious peaceful joy - and that is all. Enter deeply into it by awakening yourself.

Hearts united in pain and sorrow will not be separated by joy and happiness.

Bonds that are woven in sadness are stronger than the ties of joy and pleasure. Love that is washed by tears will remain eternally pure and faithful.

Creativity is the quality that you bring to the activity that you are doing.

It is an attitude, an inner approach - how you look at things . . . Whatsoever you do, if you do it joyfully, if you do it lovingly, if your act of doing is not purely economical, then it is creative.

Pure joy quote Never give anyone the power to take away your joy.

Never give anyone the power to take away your joy.

There is a Reality which is Indivisible, One, Alone, the Source and Being of all; not a thing, nor even a mind, but pure Spirit or clear Consciousness; and we are That and nothing but That, for That is our true Nature; and the only way to find It is to look steadily within, where are to be found utmost peace, unfading joy, and eternal life itself.

An adult is one who has lost the grace, the freshness, the innocence of the child, who is no longer capable of feeling pure joy, who makes everything complicated, who spreads suffering everywhere, who is afraid of being happy, and who, because it is easier to bear, has gone back to sleep. The wise man is a happy child.

The Family is the Country of the heart.

There is an angel in the Family who, by the mysterious influence of grace, of sweetness, and of love, renders the fulfillment of duties less wearisome, sorrows less bitter. The only pure joys unmixed with sadness which it is given to man to taste upon earth are, thanks to this angel, the joys of the Family.

Pure joy quote Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least.

Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least.

Then the song of a whitethroat, pure and ethereal, with the dreamy quality of remembered joy.

I've been riding the carousel in Central Park since I was five years old.

If I'm very depressed or if something's bothering me today, my husband, Larry, and I go back to the park. We get on the carousel horse and we start riding, and I start singing at the top of my lungs. It is pure and absolute joy and happiness.

Forsythia is pure joy. There is not an ounce, not a glimmer of sadness or even knowledge in forsythia. Pure, undiluted, untouched joy.

Pure joy quote He who has not looked on sorrow will never see joy.

He who has not looked on sorrow will never see joy.

It was morning; through the high window I saw the pure, bright blue of the sky as it hovered cheerfully over the long roofs of the neighboring houses. It too seemed full of joy, as if it had special plans, and had put on its finest clothes for the occasion.

There is nothing wrong with duality as long as it does not create conflict.

Multiplicity and variety without strife is joy. In pure consciousness there is light. For warmth, contact is needed. Above the unity of being is the union of love. Love is the purpose of duality.

You increase your joy by increasing the pure joy of others.

Pure joy quote Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things r

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.

Pure and complete sorrow is as impossible as pure and complete joy.

Challenge your limitations for the pure joy of challenge.

I hail with joy- for I am a temperance man and a friend of temperance-I hail with joy the efforts that are being made to raise wine in the country. I believe that when you have everywhere cheap, pure, unadulterated wine, you will no longer have need for either prohibitory or license laws.

Pure joy quote Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk abou

Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk about your joys.

Did any artist ever bring more pure joy to more people than Fred Astaire?

Words are tears that have been written down.

Tears are words that need to be shed. Without them, joy loses all its brilliance and sadness has no end.

The world today speaks a great deal about love, and it is sought by many.

But the pure love of Christ differs greatly from what the world thinks of love. Charity never seeks selfish gratification. The pure love of Christ seeks only the eternal growth and joy of others.

Love of God is pure when joy and suffering inspire an equal degree of gratitude.

An animal on a leash is not tamed by the owner.

The owner is extending himself through the leash to that part of his personality which is pure dog, that part of him which just wants to eat, sleep, bark, hump chairs, wet the floor in joy, and drink out of a toilet bowl.

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