Gloriousness and wretchedness need each other. One inspires us, the other softens us.
from the book Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living
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Further quotes from the book Start Where You Are:
- Underneath there’s something extremely soft
- You are guaranteed to be burned
- The happiness we seek is already here
- Teachings 24/7
- Communication without agenda
- Compassion along the path
- Moving away from comfort and security
- Self-liberate even the antidote
- Bottomless heart
- Where Do Thoughts Come From
- Learning from everything