“ I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain. ”
Source: The Fire Next Time
The worst wounds, the deadliest of them, aren't the ones people see on the outside. They're the ones that make us bleed internally.
The ideas of heat & cold, pleasure & pain, are produced by the contact of the senses with their objects. Such ideas are limited by a beginning & an end, they are transitory, bear them with patience
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation.