Book Notes

Tao of Seneca

On saving time  The most disgraceful kind of loss, however, is that due to carelessness. Furthermore, if you will pay close heed to the problem, you will find that the largest portion of our life passes while we are doing ill, a goodly share while we are doing nothing, and the whole while we are … Continue reading Tao of Seneca

Siddhartha

It had to be found, the pristine source in one’s own self, it had to be possessed! Everything else was searching, was a detour, was getting lost. Thus were Siddhartha’s thoughts, this was his thirst, this was his suffering. “What is meditation? What is leaving one’s body? What is fasting? What is holding one’s breath? … Continue reading Siddhartha

As A Man Thinketh

Mind is the Master power that moulds and makes, And Man is Mind, and evermore he takes The tool of Thought, and, shaping what he wills, Brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills:– He thinks in secret, and it comes to pass: Environment is but his looking-glass A man is literally what he thinks, … Continue reading As A Man Thinketh