“ Suffering is a good teacher to those who are quick and willing to learn from it. But it becomes a tyrant to those who resist and resent. ”
When suffering comes it is more difficult to detach your consciousness from identification with the body; so be wise and make the effort now, while you have strength and health
It's always better to handle things around you, rather than trying to handle things somewhere else, because then, you'll just dissipate your energies. You'll waste your life talking about it; not doing anything about it.
For those who have conquered the mind, the mind is their friend. For those who have failed to do so, the mind acts like an enemy.
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.