Saturday, January 09, 2010

Thoughts for today

People should think less about what they ought to do and more about what they ought to be. If only their being were good, their works would shine forth brightly.

Do not imagine that you can ground your salvation upon actions; it must rest on what you are.

--- Meister Eckhart


Anonymous said...

eeemmmmm..... very deep meaning.
don't understand!

Hope said...

Yeah, a lot of people nowadays are individualistic, have hidden motives, dishonest and selfish.

And the sad thing is, these people are those with power..

Gukita said...

Thought provoking.. However there's apparent contradiction there, more in line to Zen Phylosophy than Western mind..