Analogy quotes

He who withdraws his senses from the objects of perception, just as a tortoise withdraws its limbs …He who withdraws his senses from the objects of perception, just as a tortoise withdraws its limbs into its shell, is established in steady wisdom

Wisdom Self control Bhagavad gita

When sounds are in tune, they become music. Out of tune, they become noise. It is the same with …When sounds are in tune, they become music. Out of tune, they become noise. It is the same with you. When all aspects of you are in tune, you become music. Out of tune, you become noise

Life Music Truth Wisdom

The brightest flame casts the darkest …The brightest flame casts the darkest shadow.

Inspirational

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on …Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.

Anger

It doesn't matter if a cave has been in darkness for 10,000 years or half an hour, once you light a …It doesn't matter if a cave has been in darkness for 10,000 years or half an hour, once you light a match it is illuminated.

Inspirational Darkness Light

The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings …The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.

Desire Inspirational Success Mind

A good speech should be like a woman's skirt; long enough to cover the subject and short enough to …A good speech should be like a woman's skirt; long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest.

Funny Short Simile

Don't forget: Beautiful sunsets need cloudy …Don't forget: Beautiful sunsets need cloudy Skies.

Hope Short

How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary …How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.

Life Humanity World Light

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the …When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.

Inspirational

We lead our lives like water flowing down a hill, going more or less in one direction until we …We lead our lives like water flowing down a hill, going more or less in one direction until we splash into something that forces us to find a new course.

Change Life Simile

You plant a coconut & a mango tree in your garden, when they were saplings they were of the same …You plant a coconut & a mango tree in your garden, when they were saplings they were of the same height, you thought they will get along pretty well, if both of them remain stunted & never grow, they will remain compatible, same height, everything; But if both of them grow to their full potential, they will grow to different heights, shapes & possibilities

Marriage Relationship Truth Wisdom



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The ocean cannot be received in a cup unless the cup is made as large as the ocean. Likewise, the …The ocean cannot be received in a cup unless the cup is made as large as the ocean. Likewise, the cup of human concentration and human faculties must be enlarged in order to comprehend God

God Spirituality

Just as a lamp in a windless place does not flicker, so the disciplined mind of a yogi remains …Just as a lamp in a windless place does not flicker, so the disciplined mind of a yogi remains steady in meditation

Mind Meditation Yoga Bhagavad gita

As smoking is to the lungs, so is resentment to the soul; even one puff is bad for …As smoking is to the lungs, so is resentment to the soul; even one puff is bad for you.

Soul

Worry may be compared to an insect that eats away at the inside of a flower. When the petals close …Worry may be compared to an insect that eats away at the inside of a flower. When the petals close in, both the flower and the insect die

If one has to be in this world, transact with this world, be involved with this world, and still go …If one has to be in this world, transact with this world, be involved with this world, and still go untouched through this world, one must be like a lotus flower. One must learn how to convert the filth into a fragrant flower

Wisdom World

He is full with contentment who absorbs all desires within, as the brimful ocean remains unmoved by …He is full with contentment who absorbs all desires within, as the brimful ocean remains unmoved by waters entering into it

Desire Philosophy Wisdom Bhagavad gita

Fighting for peace, is like f***ing for …Fighting for peace, is like f***ing for chastity

Funny War

The mind is like a mirror. A concave mirror exaggerates. A convex mirror depreciates. A plain …The mind is like a mirror. A concave mirror exaggerates. A convex mirror depreciates. A plain mirror shows you life the way it is

Life Philosophy Wisdom Mind

I am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he who is not afraid of my darkness, will find banks …I am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he who is not afraid of my darkness, will find banks full of roses under my cypresses.

Darkness

Reading one book is like eating one potato …Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.

Short Humor Book Reading

Sweet words are like honey, a little may refresh, but too much gluts the …Sweet words are like honey, a little may refresh, but too much gluts the stomach.

Words

Using yoga just as a therapy is like using an airplane as a …Using yoga just as a therapy is like using an airplane as a bus

Funny Short Witty Humor

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the …People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Life People

Trying to read meaning in dreams is like finding designs in …Trying to read meaning in dreams is like finding designs in clouds.

Dreams Short Truth Wisdom

On Spirituality: If You are inside a car and don't know how to drive, you will be scared. But if …On Spirituality: If You are inside a car and don't know how to drive, you will be scared. But if you know, the faster it goes the more ecstatic you get.

Experience Spirituality

If something in you blossoms, people are willing to overlook all the thorns that are there in …If something in you blossoms, people are willing to overlook all the thorns that are there in you.

Inspirational Love Wisdom

If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is …If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree.

History

Spiritual process is like driving a car. Sadhana is like that too. You just press the accelerator …Spiritual process is like driving a car. Sadhana is like that too. You just press the accelerator and leave it; it keeps running unless you're braking all the time.

Spirituality

A spider weaves a web for other things to be caught. But if you're that kind of a spider, you build …A spider weaves a web for other things to be caught. But if you're that kind of a spider, you build a web in which you're caught, you're a stupid spider, isn't it? Most human beings are in that condition

Being human Mind

As you get identified with this thing and that thing and that thing, you're throwing your anchor, …As you get identified with this thing and that thing and that thing, you're throwing your anchor, hoping your ship will go somewhere. It'll only sink. There's only one place it can go (down).

Short

The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and …The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.

Inspirational Life Opportunity Success

Books are no more threatened by 'Kindle' than stairs by …Books are no more threatened by 'Kindle' than stairs by elevators.

Short Book Reading

Untrained warriors are soon killed on the battlefield; so also persons untrained in the art of …Untrained warriors are soon killed on the battlefield; so also persons untrained in the art of preserving their inner peace are quickly riddled by the bullets of worry and restlessness in active life.

Life

Just as a wavy mirror cannot properly reflect the objects in front of it, so a mind whose calmness …Just as a wavy mirror cannot properly reflect the objects in front of it, so a mind whose calmness is distorted by the thoughts of success or failure is unable to reflect the unchangeable Spirit

Mind Spirit

The nature of habit can be understood by this analogy: Clay can be molded into a vase, and while …The nature of habit can be understood by this analogy: Clay can be molded into a vase, and while the clay is still soft it is easy to change the form of that vase again and again. But once it is fired in an oven, its shape becomes firmly set

Change Nature Habit

Your mind is like a bird that has been locked in a cage for many years. It fears liberty. Yet, …Your mind is like a bird that has been locked in a cage for many years. It fears liberty. Yet, freedom is its birthright.

Freedom Fear Mind

Joy is to fun what the deep sea is to a puddle. It's a feeling inside that can hardly be …Joy is to fun what the deep sea is to a puddle. It's a feeling inside that can hardly be contained.

Through every trial, we grow. All suffering we experience has a meaning. Though it seems very …Through every trial, we grow. All suffering we experience has a meaning. Though it seems very cruel, it is like the fire that smelts the iron ore: the steel that emerges from that furnace is beautifully strong, useful for many purposes

Life Experience Thought Suffering

The sun shines equally on diamond and charcoal, but the former has developed qualities that enable …The sun shines equally on diamond and charcoal, but the former has developed qualities that enable it to reflect the sunlight brilliantly, while the latter is unable to reflect the sunlight. Emulate the diamond in your dealings with people

People

If people were like rain, I was like drizzle and she was a …If people were like rain, I was like drizzle and she was a hurricane.

Short People

Love like rain, can nourish from above, drenching couples with a soaking joy. But sometimes under …Love like rain, can nourish from above, drenching couples with a soaking joy. But sometimes under the angry heat of life, love dries on the surface and must nourish from below, tending to its roots keeping itself alive.

Forgiveness Life Love Joy

Love is like a brick. You can build a house, or you can sink a dead …Love is like a brick. You can build a house, or you can sink a dead body.

Love Humor

The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above …The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.

Mind

Just as oil is present in every part of the olive, so love permeates every part of …Just as oil is present in every part of the olive, so love permeates every part of creation.

Love Short Creation

A true yogi may remain dutifully in the world; there, he is like butter on water and not like the …A true yogi may remain dutifully in the world; there, he is like butter on water and not like the easily-diluted milk of unchurned and undisciplined humanity

Humanity World

If somebody says 'I love you' to me, I feel as though I had a pistol pointed at my head. What can …If somebody says 'I love you' to me, I feel as though I had a pistol pointed at my head. What can anybody reply under such conditions but that which the pistol holder requires? 'I love you, too'.

Love Humor

Emotional moviegoers are too intent on beholding motion pictures to notice overhead the …Emotional moviegoers are too intent on beholding motion pictures to notice overhead the picture-causing beam. Similarly, worldly men are too deeply engrossed in God's dream pictures of life to perceive His taintless omnipresent Beam that is the sole Creator, the only Doer.

Philosophy Non-duality

Your mind can be compared to a glass of muddy water. If you let the glass stand for a long time, …Your mind can be compared to a glass of muddy water. If you let the glass stand for a long time, the mud will settle at the bottom of the glass and the water will become fairly clear.

Mind

Just as a lotus leaf is unsullied by water, the yogi who performs actions, forswearing attachment …Just as a lotus leaf is unsullied by water, the yogi who performs actions, forswearing attachment and surrendering his actions to the Infinite, remains unbound by the sin

Bhagavad gita

A lion is prized for its strength and a bird for its flight, their uniquely expressed attributes. …A lion is prized for its strength and a bird for its flight, their uniquely expressed attributes. Similarly, humans are prized for their reason, and not their trappings - physical, material or social

Being human Strength

Crypto is so unique that it's not possible to reason by analogy to …Crypto is so unique that it's not possible to reason by analogy to history.

History

Caring about someone isn't complicated. It isn't easy. But it isn't complicated, either. Kinda like …Caring about someone isn't complicated. It isn't easy. But it isn't complicated, either. Kinda like lifting the engine block out of a car.

Relationship Humor