All sorrow comes from fear. From nothing else. When you know this, You become free of it, And desire melts away. You become happy And still.
- Ashtavakra Gita 11:5
Who would have thought that all things are the manifestation of the Essence of Mind!
- The Sutra of Hui Neng
If you rely upon Allah, trusting him completely, He certainly would provide for you as He provides for the birds. The birds set out hungry in the morning, yet return satisfied at dusk.
- Hadith The Prophet Muhammad (SAW), as reported by Umar bin al-Khattab
One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
In each generation, every person is obliged to feel as though he or she personally came out of Egypt.
- Mishna Pesachim