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One’s own self is well hidden from one’s own self: of all mines of treasure, one’s own is the last to be dug up.

Nietzsche

December 1979
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Standing on a street corner waiting for no one is Power.

Gregory Corso, Power

November 1979
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People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.

Ken Kesey

November 1979
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Sometimes it seems to me that in this absurdly random life there is some inherent justice in the outcome of personal relationships. In the long run, we get no more than we have been willing to risk giving.

Sheldon Kopp, If You Meet The Buddha on the Road, Kill Him!

September 1979
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As long as we have some definite idea about or some hope in the future, we cannot really be serious with the moment that exists right now.

Suzuki Roshi, Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

August 1979
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The ancients said: “The hanged man cannot cut himself down.” But in due time Nature is stronger than all his ropes and bonds. It was always so. Where is the reason to be discouraged?

Chuang Tzu

August 1979
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My life is my message.

Gandhi

July 1979
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What is meant by light? To gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.

Nikos Kazantzakis

June 1979
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A man’s suffering is similar to the behavior of gas. If a certain quantity of gas is pumped into an empty chamber, it will fill the chamber completely and evenly, no matter how big the chamber. Thus suffering completely fills the human soul and conscious mind, no matter whether the suffering is great or little. Therefore the “size” of human suffering is absolutely relative.

Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning

March 1979
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The best form is to worship God in every form.

Neemkaroli Baba

February 1979