Gregorios Lodge

No 865, United Grand Lodge of Victoria

Random Quotes

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Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.

John F. Kennedy

Learn thoroughly what you learn;
let your conduct be worthy of what is learnt;

Verse 391 from Thirukural,
Collection of 1330 noble couplets
Thiruvalluvar, poet and philosopher, 31 B.C.

If I am not for myself, then who will be for me?
And if I am only for myself, then what am I?
And if not now, when?

Rabbi Hillel — Ethics of the Fathers

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.

Niels Bohr

Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great.

John L. Motley

Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.

Albert Einstein

We cannot change anything until we accept it.
Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.

Carl Jung

I am a lover of what is, not because I’m a spiritual person, but because it hurts when I argue with reality. We can know that reality is good just as it is, because when we argue with it, we experience tension and frustration.

Byron Katie

Never increase, beyond what is necessary, the number of entities required to explain anything.

William of Ockham (1285-1349)

If you want to move to a higher level of life, you have to be willing to let go of some of your old ways of thinking and being and adopt new ones.

T. Harv Eker

The greater part of human pain is unnecessary. It is self-created as long as the unobserved mind runs your life.

Eckhart Tolle

You either create or allow everything that happens to you.

Jack Canfield