“ Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires. ”
Just as a fire is covered by smoke, a mirror is masked by dust, and an embryo is concealed by the womb; similarly, one's knowledge gets covered by desire
Desire is not the source of all misery, unfulfilled desire is the source of all misery.
The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.
The expectations that most people are creating are such that there is no human being on the planet who could ever fulfill those expectations.