An original is a creation motivated by desire. Any reproduction of an originals motivated be necessity. It is marvelous that we are the only species that creates gratuitous forms. To create is divine, to reproduce is human.
Love is the crowning grace of humanity.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
I am coming more and more to the conviction that the necessity of our geometry cannot be demonstrated, at least neither by, nor for, the human intellect.
The Dalai Lama said that he thinks mother's love is the best symbol for love and compassion, because it is totally disinterested.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.
Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.
The sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.
In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire.
What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love.
I'm a human being and I fall in love and sometimes I don't have control of every situation.
In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.
No deep and strong feeling, such as we may come across here and there in the world, is unmixed with compassion. The more we love, the more the object of our love seems to us to be a victim.
He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast.
If you really love someone and care about him, you can survive many difficulties.
Try as you will, you cannot annihilate that eternal relic of the human heart, love.
The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison.
To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
When you say you are in love with humanity, you are well satisfied with yourself.
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.
For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.