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Page 43 - ... of rice, smaller than a corn of barley, smaller than a mustard seed, smaller than a canary seed or the kernel of a canary seed. He also is my self within the heart, greater than the earth, greater than the sky, greater than heaven, greater than all these worlds. He from whom all works, all desires, all sweet odours and tastes proceed, who embraces all this, who never speaks, and is never surprised, he, my self within the heart, is that Brahman, (n.) When I shall have departed from hence I shall...
Page 109 - There is no evil to which the mean man, dwelling retired, will not proceed, but when he sees a superior man, he instantly tries to disguise himself, concealing his evil, and displaying what is good. The other beholds him, as if he saw his heart and reins : — of what use is his disguise ? This is an instance of the saying — " What truly is within will be manifested without.
Page 110 - When we have intelligence resulting from sincerity, this condition is to be ascribed to nature ; when we have sincerity resulting from intelligence, this condition is to be ascribed to instruction. But given the sincerity, and there shall be the intelligence ; given the intelligence, and there shall be the sincerity.
Page 110 - While there are no stirrings of pleasure, anger, sorrow, or joy, the mind may be said to be in the state of ; EQUILIBRIUM. When those feelings have been stirred, and they act in their due degree, there ensues what may be called the state of HARMONY.
Page 106 - To dwell in the wide house of the world, to stand in the correct seat of the world, and to walk in the great path of the world ; when he obtains his desire for office, to practise his principles for the good of the people ; and when that desire is disappointed, to practise them alone; to be above the power of riches and honours to make dissipated, of poverty and mean condition to make swerve from principle, and of power and force to make bend: — these characteristics constitute the great man.
Page 110 - The path' may not be left for an instant. If it could be left, it would not be the path. On this account, the superior man does not wait till he sees things, to be cautious, nor till he hears things, to be apprehensive.
Page 55 - My age is now full ripe ; my life draws to its close. I leave you, I depart, relying on myself alone. Be earnest then, O brethren, active, full of thought ; Be steadfast in resolve ! Keep watch over your own hearts.
Page 109 - Therefore, the superior man must be watchful over himself when he is alone. 2. There is no evil to which the mean man, dwelling retired, will not proceed, but when he sees a superior man, he instantly tries to disguise himself, concealing his evil, and displaying what is good. The other beholds him, as if he saw his heart and reins : — of what use is his disguise ? This...
Page 54 - And whosoever, Ananda, either now or after I am dead, shall be a lamp unto themselves, and a refuge unto themselves, shall betake themselves to no external refuge, but- holding fast to the truth as their lamp, and holding fast as their refuge to the truth, shall look not for refuge to any one besides themselves — it is they, Ananda, among my bhikkhus, who shall reach the very topmost Height! — but they must be anxious to learn.
Page 88 - Oh! whither shall we turn? The thoughts in my breast make me sad All the people are hostile to us; On whom can we rely? Anxieties crowd together in our hearts; Thick as are our faces, they are covered with blushes. We have not been careful of our virtue; And though we repent, we cannot over-take the past.